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Oeuvres de Regnard, avec des avertissemens et des remarques sur chaque pièce...nouvelle édition

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Charles-Eugène Duponchel (French, born in 1748), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Portrait(s) designed by Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743), Engraved by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (French, 1756–1844), Author Jean-François Regnard (French, 1655–1709), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 864-865


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.9 x 13.6 x 3.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], for la veuve Duchesne, 1789[-1790]) Octavo, six vols.; [v. 1] 224 leaves, plus 1 plate; [v. 2] 281 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 260 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 4] 232 ll., plus 1 pl.; [v. 5] 239 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 6] 177 ll., plus 2 pls.; modern gilt-stamped half black morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P. F. Didot], for la veuve Duchesne, 1789[-1790]


Acquired in 1910 from Librairie A. Rouquette, Paris, 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