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Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Henri-Pierre Danloux (French, 1753–1809), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by François Rolland Elluin (French, 1745–about 1810), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Woodcuts by Jean Michel Papillon (French, 1698–1776), Author Jean Paul André de Razins, marquis de Saint-Marc (French, 1728–1818), Publisher François Hubert Monory (French, died in 1805?)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 927


Overall: 22 x 14.6 x 3.3 cm (8 11/16 x 5 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings, and numerous woodcut vignettes

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Geneva, and Paris: Monory, 1775) Octavo; 161 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled calf

Engraved title, author portrait, full-page plate, and three vignettes; numerous woodcut vignettes

Geneva, and Paris: Monory, 1775


Acquired in 1906 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