Princeton University Library Catalog

[Engravings for La Nouvelle Héloise and Émile.]

Author:
Marillier, Clément Pierre, 1740-1808 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
French
Published/​Created:
[S.l. : s.n., 1779-1780]
Description:
[28] leaves : all ill. (engravings) ; 20 cm.
Notes:
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • 27 engraved plates by Ingoulf, De Ghendt, Dambrun and De Launay after Marillier, proofs before letters, with a portrait of Rousseau.
  • GAX copy: Autograph letter, signed by Marillier, to "Monsieur le Préfet", bound in at front.
Binding note:
GAX copy: In contemporary English straight-grained red goatskin, the covers with a wide border of Greek key pattern within roundel filled rules, inside this a foliate roll with small flower tool in the inner corners, the spine gilt in compartments with sunbursts, lettered in gilt, dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges; in later marbled slipcase.
Provenance:
GAX copy: Armorial bookplate of Thomas Baring and the booklabels of Mortimer L. Schiff and H.V. Ingram; sold at the Schiff sale, Sotheby's, 7th July 1938, lot no. 1193, for 18 pounds, to Lady Hilda Ingram..
Form/​Genre:
  • Proofs (Printing) 18th century.
  • Etchings France 18th century.
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