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Histoire de Sophie de Francourt

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Illustrated by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Jean Baptiste de Lorraine (French, born in 1737), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Author Adrien Nicolas Piédefer La Salle d'Offément marquis de (French, 1754–1818), Publisher Joseph Merlin (French, 1718–1783)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 602-603


Overall (each vol.): 16.5 x 10 x 2.2 cm (6 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Merlin, 1768) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 136 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 146 ll., plus 2 pls.; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Merlin, 1768


"Jacob bibliophile" [bookplate]; acquired in 1908 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