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Tom Jones, ou l'enfant trouvé, imité de Fielding

Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Author Pierre Antoine de La Place (French, 1707–1793), Author Henry Fielding (English, 1707–1754)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 599, 395


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.6 x 8.8 x 2.5 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Paris?]: 1801) 18mo, four vols.; [v. 1] [2 ll.] 239 pp., plus 2 plates; [v. 2] [2 ll.] 236 pp., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] [2 ll.] 204 pp., plus 2 pls.; [v. 4] 256 pp., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf (“Courteval, Relieur, rue des carmes, no. 1” [original label]).

Literary illustrations.

“Londres” [i.e., Paris?]: 1801


Acquired in 1917 from Gougy, Paris, 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