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Fabliaux ou contes, fables et romans du XIIIe et du XIIIe siècle...troisième édition

1829
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Alexandre Joseph Desenne (French, 1785–1827), Engraved by Jean Bosq (French, early 19th century), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Devilliers (French, active early 19th century), Engraved by Jean François Ribault (French, 1767–1820), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Editor Pierre Jean-Baptiste Legrand d'Aussy (French, 1737–1800), Publisher Jules Renouard (French, 19th century), Engraved by Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 369-70; Bocher, Moreau, 948-62

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 22.9 x 14.8 x 3.5 cm (9 x 5 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1416a-e

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Jules Renouard, 1829) Octavo, five vols.; (v. 1) [1 ff.] ix pp. [1 f.] 368, 32 pp., plus 4 plates and one manuscript facsimile; (v. 2) [3 ff.] 432 pp. [1 f.] 22 pp., plus 3 pls.; (v. 3) [3 ff.] 384 pp. [1 f.] 30 pp., plus 4 pls.; (v. 4) [3 ff.] 400 pp. [1 f.] 30 pp., plus 4 pls.; (v. 5) [1 f.] 411 pp., [1 f.] 30 pp., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown morocco.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Jules Renouard, 1829

Provenance

Acquired in 1920 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent