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Historie van den vondeling Tomas Jones

1749–50
Engraved by Jan Punt (Dutch, 1711–1779), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Author Henry Fielding (English, 1707–1754), Printer Gerrit de Groot (Dutch, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 394

Dimensions

Overall (vol. 1, 3, each): 16.1 x 11 x 4.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1585a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Gerrit de Groot, 1749-1750) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 279 leaves, plus 3 plates, [v. 2] 348 ll., 5 pls., [v. 3] 299 ll., 7 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Illustrations to Fielding’s novel.


Amsterdam: Gerrit de Groot, 1749-1750

Provenance

Acquired in 1914 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