Jacques Mallet du Pan (Céligny, 1749 - 1800, Richmond)

The Danger of the Political Balance of Europe [Du péril de la balance politique de l'Europe], 1790

Printed ink on paper, 13.65 x 9.21 cm (5 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.) binding

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Object details

Accession number

4.a.2.2

Creators

  • Jacques Mallet Du Pan (Céligny, 1749 - 1800, Richmond) - author
  • M. De Charles Peyssonnel (Marseille, 1727 - 1790, Paris) - author
  • Gustav III, King Of Sweden (Stockholm, 1746 - 1793, Stockholm) - author
  • Anders Zetterberg (active Stockholm, 1746 - 1808) - printer

Object Case

Horn Book Case

Language

French

Publication Place

Stockholm

Binding Description

Crimson morocco; on the sides, fillets and crown design, in the center, the crowned chiffre of Gustave III; on the back, diagonal and horizontal fillets; gilt edges (Swedish binding)

Description

1 vol., [2], 139 pages ; 8°

Provenance

Collection of Gustav III, King of Sweden (1746-1792).
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from booksellers J. Pearson & Co., London for £25 on 10 October 1901.

Marks

Enclosed: photocopy of a card, inscribed: "Gustavus III"

Bibliography

Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1906), p. 32.
Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Manuscripts and Bookbindings from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1922), p. 93.


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