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Corps d'extraits de romans de chevalerie

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Martin de Monchy (French, born in 1746), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Louis-Elisabeth, comte de Tressan (French, 1705–1783), Publisher Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797), Publisher Claude-François Maradan (French, 1762–1823)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 999


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.1 x 12.8 x 2.7 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: [Basan, and] Maradan, 1788[-1789]) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 201 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 195 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 213 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 4] 189 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: [Basan, and] Maradan, 1788[-1789]


Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed, Boston, 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