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La dernière avanture d'un homme de quarantecinq-ans; nouvelle utile à plus d'un lecteur

After Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Engraved by E. A. Giraud l'ainé (French, 18th century), Engraved by Jean Louis Charles Pauquet (French, 1759–about 1824), Author Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne (French, 1734–1806)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 878


Overall (each volume): 16.6 x 10.3 x 1.7 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Geneva, and Paris: Regnault, 1783) Octavo, two volumes; [v. 1] 132 leaves, plus two plates; [v. 2] 133 leaves, plus two plates; modern half gilt-stamped blue morocco, red marbled paper boards

Illustrations to stories about a man of forty-five.

Geneva, and Paris: Regnault, 1783


Acquired in 1928 by William A. Sargent, Boston, by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent