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Nouvelles de Jean Boccace. Traduction libre...par Mirabeau

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Wilbrode-Magloire-Nicolas Courbe (French, active late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Etched by Devilliers (French, active early 19th century), Author Giovanni Boccaccio (Italian, 1313–1375), Publisher L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie (early 19th century), Printer A. Egron (French, active early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 162


Overall (each vol.): 21 x 13.7 x 2.1 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] [4 ll.] xx, 304 pp. [1 l.], plus 2 plates; [v. 2] [2 ll.] 273 pp. [1 l.], plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] [2 ll.] 243 pp. [1 l.], plus 3 pls.; [v. 4] [2 ll.] 293 pp. [1 l.], plus 1 plate; contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco (rebacked).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: A. Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802


Acquired in 1921 in London by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent