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Le comte de Valmont, ou les égaremens de la raison. Douzième édition

1807
Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 429 (but with different illuss.)

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17.2 x 10.3 x 3.6 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1605a-e

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1807) Duodecimo, five vols.; [v. 1] [2 ff.], xx, 454 pp., [1 f.], plus plates; [v. 2] [2 ff.], 416 pp., plus pls.; [v. 3] [2 ff.], 418 pp., plus pls.; [v. 4] [2 ff.], iv, 378 pp., plus pls.; [v. 5] [2 ff.], 392 pp., plus pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Literary illustrations, author portrait.


Paris: Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1807

Provenance

Acquired in 1926 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