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Paul and Virginia

Illustrated by Tony Johannot (French, 1803–1852), Illustrated by François Louis Français (French, 1814–1897), Engraved by Nicholson B. Devereux Jr. (American, born about 1813), Lithograph(s) by Thomas S. Sinclair (American, born Scotland, about 1805–1881), Lithograph(s) by William Dreser (American, born Germany, active 1847–1860), Author Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737–1814), Publisher Hogan & Thompson (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Overall: 20.1 x 16.5 x 3.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two color lithographs and fifteen tinted wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1849) 20.1 cm; xxxvi, [37]-260 pp., plus 15 plates; original[?] blind- and gilt-stamped pictorial brown cloth.

Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1849


Inscribed pen and brown ink front flyleaf "[...] Harris / from / her Friend and Admirer Fred [Ph...?] / 3d. March / 1852"; J. Gillian Bookseller London, C. W. [old label]; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen