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Théâtre...seconde édition.

1786
Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Printer François Ambroise Didot (French, 1730–1804)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 403

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 13.5 x 8.3 x 1.9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1587a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786) 18mo, three vols.; [v. 1] 112 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 119 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 3] 110 ll., plus 5 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786

Provenance

John McArthur (signature on preliminary leaf); Charles Brune Henville (armorial bookplate dated 1850); 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