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1788
Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Carl Gottlieb Guttenberg (German, 1743–1790), Engraved by Heinrich Guttenberg (German, 1749–1818), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jacques-Louis Petit (French, 1760–about 1812), Author Arnaud Berquin (French, 1747–1791), Printer and Publisher Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 142

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 8.4 x 1.6 cm (5 1/16 x 3 5/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1562

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P.-F. Didot], 1788) 18mo; 41 leaves, plus 10 plates, and 18 leaves of engraved sheet music; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., P.-F. Didot], 1788

Provenance

Acquired in 1910 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