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Les Avantures de Télémaque fils dUlysse.

Engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783), Author François de Salignac de la Mothe- Fénelon (French, 1651–1715), Publisher Théodore Legras (French, 1699–1759)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 383


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17.1 x 10.7 x 3.8 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Théodore Legras, 1755) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 221 leaves, plus 12 plates; [v. 2] 246 ll., plus 14 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece with author portrait; literary illustrations; map.

Paris: Théodore Legras, 1755


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