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Les Aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse

Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740–1823), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by François Montulay (French, active 1754–1785), Author François de Salignac de la Mothe- Fénelon (French, 1651–1715)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 384; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 36


Overall: 34 x 26.8 x 4 cm (13 3/8 x 10 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: l’Auteur [i.e., Tilliard], 1773) Folio; 97 leaves, plus loose plate; modern gilt-stamped red morocco.

Engraved title and frontispiece; literary illustrations; engraved text

Paris: l’Auteur [i.e., Tilliard], 1773


Acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

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