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Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Portrait(s) designed by Rochard (French, 18th century), Author Antoinette Deshoulieres (French, about 1634–1694), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 297


Overall: 14.8 x 9.4 x 1.5 cm (5 13/16 x 3 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, l’an III [1795]) 18mo; 94 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped half green morocco, green marbled boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, l’an III [1795]


Hilarii Grésy [bookplate]; acquired in 1910 from Quaritch, 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