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De la distribution des maisons de plaisance, et de la décoration des édifices en général

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Paris: J. Chardon, for Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1737-1738


"Mangeot Ingenieur 1745" [inscr. preliminary leaf]; another ownership inscription dated 1861; Eugenio de Almeida [armorial bookplate]; acquired in 1982 from Marlborough Rare Books, Ltd., London, by Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 21, 2004.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2400; Fowler 49; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., v. 3, pp. 46-49, no. 22


Overall (each vol.): 28.3 x 22 x 5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 112 engravings, plus numerous engraved vignettes


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Illustrated books