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Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Marie Alexandre Duparc (French, active 1780–1830), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Jean Louis Charles Pauquet (French, 1759–about 1824), Author Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Willart de Grécourt (French, 1684–1743), Printer Chaignieau [firm] (French, late 18th–early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 460-61


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21 x 13.7 x 3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Chaignieau aîné, 1796) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 194 leaves, plus 5 plates; [v. 2] 184 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 178 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 4] 176 ll., plus 1 pl.; nineteenth-century gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Chaigieau aîné, 1796


D. Schaefer, Sohn in Kaufbeuren (bookplate); Earl of Mexborough (bookplate); illegible owner's inscription front flyleaf "[Pillington?] May 23rd / 91"; acquired in 1917 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