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

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

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 322


Overall (vol. 1): 22 x 14.4 x 4 cm (8 11/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 9/16 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, 1771) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 200 leaves, plus frontispiece; [v. 2] 127 ll., plus frontispiece; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1771


Frederic van Butsele[?-inscription on preliminary leaf]; acquired in 1925 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