Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur, for La Chau, Le Blond, et Pissot, 1780[-1784]
Collection Pierre Defer (1798-1870) and Henri Dumesnil (1823-1898; collector's mark on title [Lugt 739]; acquired in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
Bequest of William A. Sargent
- Illustrated by Charles-Nicholas Cochin, le fils, French, 1715–1790
- Illustrated by Augustin de Saint-Aubin, French, 1736–1807
- Illustrated by Eléanor de Sabran, French, 18th century
- Author François Arnaud, French, 1721–1784
- Author Henri Coquille, French, died in 1808
- Publisher Abbé Géraud de La Chau, French, born in 1750?
- Publisher Gaspard Michel Leblond, French, 1738–1809
- Publisher Noël-Jacques Pissot, French, 1724?–1804