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Fables nouvelles

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 314-16; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 43


Overall: 19.3 x 13.3 x 3.5 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 202 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1773[–1775]) Quarto; 156 leaves, plus frontispiece and two engraved titles; nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Engraved titles, allegorical frontispiece, illustrative vignettes.

The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1773[-1775]


Bought at the Melsbroeck sale, Brussels, through E. Deman, 86 Rue de la Montagne. December 19-23, 1910.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock, by exchange