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Oeuvres complettes de Gessner

about 1785?
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Author Salomon Gessner (Swiss, 1730–1788)

Place of Publication: Paris?, France?


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 15.8 x 9.7 x 2.4 cm (6 1/4 x 3 13/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 17 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

[Paris?: about 1785?] Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 127 leaves, plus 9 plates; [v. 2] 125 ll., plus 6 [of 7?] pls.; [v. 3] 156 ll., plus 2 pls.; nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped half brown calf, spattered paper boards.

Engraved titles, author portrait, literary/pastoral illustrations.

[Paris?: about 1785?]


Acquired in 1908 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