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Les amours du chevalier de Faublas...troisième édition

Illustrated by Marguerite Gérard (French, 1761–1837), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Illustrated by Jean Louis Demarne (French, 1752?–1829), Illustrated by André Dutertre (French, 1753–1842), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Wilbrode-Magloire-Nicolas Courbe (French, active late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvray (French, 1760–1797)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 660; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 83


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.8 x 13.4 x 2.5 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 etching and illustrations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: chez l’auteur, l’an VI [1798]) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 130 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 139 ll., plus 7 pls.; [v. 3] 156 ll., plus 6 pls.; [v. 4] 167 ll., plus 8 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (rebacked).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: chez l’auteur, l’an VI [1798]


Acquired in 1923 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