Oeuvres complettes de Mr. Gesner
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
Cohen-de Ricci 432-433
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.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings
Not On View
([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]
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)
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent