Oeuvres dramatiques...nouvelle édition
Illustrated by Louis Lafitte (French, 1770–1828), Engraved by Wilbrode-Magloire-Nicolas Courbe (French, active late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by François Pigeot (French, early 19th century), Etched by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jean François Ribault (French, 1767–1820), Engraved by Antoine-Claude-François Villerey (French, 1754–1828), Portrait(s) designed by Louis Choquet (French, died about 1825), Author Philippe Néricault Destouches (French, 1680–1754), Publisher Lefèvre [firm] (French, active early 19th century), Printer Crapelet [firm] (French, late 18th–early 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21 x 13.7 x 4 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with twelve etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Crapelet, for Lefèvre, 1811) Octavo, six vols.; (v. 1) [2 ff.] xxxvi, 534 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 501 pp. [1 f.], plus 2 pls.; (v. 3) [2 ff.] 562 pp. [1 f.], plus 2 pls.; (v. 4) [2 ff.] 570 pp. [1 f.], plus 4 pls.; (v. 5) [2 ff.] 470 pp. [1 f.]; (v. 6) [2 ff.] 530 pp. [1 f.], plus 1 pl.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.
Literary illustrations, author portrait.
Paris: Crapelet, for Lefèvre, 1811
Joseph Granville Stuart Goff (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent