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Mémoires de Fréderic, baron de Trenck, traduits par lui-même sur l'original allemand

Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by J. F. Borgnet (French, 18th century), Engraved by Mme de Monchy (French, 18th century), Engraved by C. Frussotte (French, active late 18th century), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by François Huot (French, active 1780–1803), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by J. P. Lebert (French, active 1750–1800), Engraved by Jacques Le Roy (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Friedrich von der Trenck (German, 1726–1794), Publisher Jean George Treuttel (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Strasbourg, France; Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 996


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.2 x 12.6 x 3.2 cm (7 9/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Strasbourg: Jean George Treuttel, and Paris: Onfroy, 1789) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 239 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 202 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 205 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Historical/biographical illustrations; author portraits; allegorical frontispiece.

Strasbourg: Jean George Treuttel, and Paris: Onfroy, 1789


Unidentified armorial initials on binding; acquired in 1928 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