The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf before the High Court of Vendome
Illustrated by Thomas Cornell (American, born in 1937), Author Gracchus Babeuf (French, 1760–1797), Editor John Anthony Scott (American, born in 1916), Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942), Printer Emiliano Sorini, Pratt Graphic Art Center, New York
Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 36
Overall (with portfolio): 32.2 x 22.4 x 2.4 cm (12 11/16 x 8 13/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 21 etchings
Not On View
(Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1964) Folio, unbound; [2 ff.] 83 pp. [1 f.], plus 20 plates; original publisher’s brown calf portfolio, tan cloth slipcase, brown calf spine.
Portraits of French revolutionary figures
Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1964
In graphite, below colophon: "Charlotte & Arthur with love from Esther & Leonard 22 F. 1965."
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 31, 1972 (accessioned January 9, 1973).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow