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Histoire amoureuse des Gaules

Illustrated by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Author Roger de Rabutin, comte de Bussy (French, 1618–1693)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 195


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 14.6 x 8.9 x 3 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etched title pages

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris: Grangé] 1754) Duodecimo, five vols.; [v. 1] 205 leaves, plus title; [v. 2] 204 ll., plus title; [v. 3] 159 ll., plus title; [v. 4] 137 ll., plus title; [v. 5] 178 ll., plus title; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved titles with decorative borders and fleurons.

[Paris: Grangé] 1754


Lord Lovaine (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1923 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