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Oeuvres complettes de Mr. Gesner

1778–82
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Pierre Duflos (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Author Salomon Gessner (Swiss, 1730–1788), Publisher Hubert-Martin Cazin (French, 1724–1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 432-433

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 12.1 x 7.1 x 2.3 cm (4 3/4 x 2 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1608a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris: Cazin, 1778-1782]) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 121 leaves, plus 9 plates; [v. 2] 119 ll., plus 7 pls.; [v. 3] 146 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Engraved titles, author portrait, literary pastoral illustrations.


[Paris: Cazin, 1778-1782]

Provenance

1917, sold by Weyhe Gallery, New York, to William A. Sargent (b. 1858 - d. 1936), Boston; 1937, bequest of William A. Sargent to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent