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Histoire de Tom Jones, ou l'enfant trouvé...3e édition revuë et corrigée

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by François-Antoine Aveline (French, 1727–1780), Engraved by Pierre Quentin Chedel (French, 1705–1762), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Delafosse (French, 1721–1806), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), Engraved by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Author Henry Fielding (English, 1707–1754), Publisher Rollin fils (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 395


Overall (each vol., depth varies): 16.3 x 10.2 x 3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 4 engraved titles and 16 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Londres [i.e. Paris], se trouve a Paris: Rollin fils, 1751) Duodecimo, four vols.; [v. 1] 176 leaves, plus title and 4 plates; [v. 2] 168 ll., plus title and 4 pls.; [v. 3] 142 ll., plus title and 4 pls.; [v. 4] 172 ll., plus title and 4 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Illustrations to Fielding’s novel.

Londres [i.e. Paris], se trouve a Paris: Rollin fils, 1751


Acquired in 1906 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