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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

Provenance

"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

1737–38

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.2273

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 112 engravings, plus numerous engraved vignettes

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books