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Les Sacrifices de l'amour, ou lettres de la vicomtesse de Senanges, et du chevalier de Versenai

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 322 (1771 ed.)


Overall: 20.2 x 13.9 x 3.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1772) Octavo, one volume in two parts; [pt. 1] 160 leaves, plus one plate; [pt. 2] 140 ll., plus one plate; modern gilt-stamped half brown morocco, light brown cloth boards.

Literary illustrations.

Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1772


Acquired in 1920 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