Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d' Arnaud (French, 1718–1805), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century), Printer Christophe Jean-François Ballard (French, 1701–1765)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 102
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21.6 x 14.9 x 3.7 cm (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 19 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: veuve Ballard, for Delalain, 1774-1777) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 259 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 205 ll., plus 3 pls.; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper boards (Fazakerley, Liverpool).
Paris: veuve Ballard, for Delalain, 1774-1777
Acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent