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Aventures et espiègleries de Lazarille de Tormes, écrites par lui-même

Illustrated by Nicolas Ransonnette (French, 1745–1810), Author Lazarille de Tormes (Spanish (?), died in 1540), Printer Pierre-Nicolas Firmin Didot (French, active from 1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 502-03


Overall: 22 x 15.2 x 4.2 cm (8 11/16 x 6 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 40 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, 1801) Octavo, two vols. in one; [v. 1] viii, 154 pp., plus 22 plates; [v. 2] [2], 182 pp.; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped half brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations, author portrait.

Paris: Didot jeune, 1801


Acquired in 1924 from Blaizot, 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