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Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane. Dernière édition revue, & corrigée.

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 18th century, Author Alain René Le Sage (French, 1668–1747), Printer Gabriel François Quillau (French, died in 1752)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 631


Overall (each vol.): 17 x 10.6 x 2.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Libraires Associés, 1747) Duodecimo in fours and eights, 4 vols.; [v. 1] 208 leaves, plus 8 plates; [v. 2] 175 ll., plus 9 pls.; [v. 3] 196 ll., plus 8 pls.; [v. 4] 194 ll., plus 7 pls.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped and inlaid green morocco (David).

Illustrations to Le Sage’s novel.

Paris: Libraires Associés, 1747


Presumably Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922); his widow, by whom given to MFA, April 1925.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis