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Les Confessions de Comte de***, .... Huitième édition

Illustrated by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Jeanne Deny (French, 1749–after 1815), Engraved by Thérèse-Eléanor (Hémery) Lingée (French, born in 1753), Engraved by Marguerite (Hémery) Ponce (French, born in 1745), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Engraved by Etienne Claude Voysard (French, 1746–about 1812), Author Charles Pinot Duclos (French, 1704–1772), Publisher Jean-Pierre Costard (French, 1743–1815)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 332


Overall: 21.8 x 14 x 2.8 cm (8 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London/Amsterdam, and Paris: Costard, 1776) Octavo, two parts in one vol.; 117 leaves, plus 7 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

London/Amsterdam, and Paris: Costard, 1776


Unidentified monogram stamp on title (MS or SM); acquired in 1907 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