Voyage à l'Isle de France, à l'Isle de Bourbon, au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, &c.
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Colas, Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Author Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737–1814), Publisher Joseph Merlin (French, 1718–1783)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 934
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.8 x 13.2 x 2.7 cm (7 13/16 x 5 3/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with six etching and engravings
Not On View
(Amsterdam, and Paris: Merlin, 1773) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 164 leaves, plus 4 plates, and four folding letterpress leaves; [v. 2] 141 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Topographic, natural history, and allegorical illustrations.
Amsterdam, and Paris: Merlin, 1773
Ownership inscription dated 1780 on preliminary leaf; acquired in 1927 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent