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Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland; Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 861 (1784 ed.)
Overall: 20.2 x 13.4 x 3.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with five etching and engravings
Not On View
(Geneva, and Paris: Delalain, 1774) Octavo; 234 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled calf.
Engraved title vignette and chapter head- and tailpieces, one of which (p. 227) depicts the tale of the sculptor and Pygmalion.
Geneva, and Paris: Delalain, 1774
Acquired in 1925 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent