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Les aventures de Télémaque, fis d'Ulysse.... Tome premier.

Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Droüet (French, 18th century), Author François de Salignac de la Mothe- Fénelon (French, 1651–1715)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 383-384


Overall: 29.2 x 22.8 x 2.8 cm (11 1/2 x 9 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etching and engravings, text entire engraved

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Droüet, 1781) Quarto; 101 leaves, plus 7 plates [four additional proofs of plates laid in]; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half black cloth, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; engraved lettering.

Paris: Droüet, 1781


Acquired in 1927 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