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Oeuvres de Crébillon

Illustrated by Jean-François Pierre Peyron (French, 1744–1814), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jacques-Louis Petit (French, 1760–about 1812), Engraved by N. Thomas (French, about 1750–about 1812), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Author Prosper Jolyot Crébillon (French, 1674–1762), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 264 (1799 ed.)


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.8 x 13.2 x 2.3 cm (8 3/16 x 5 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 10 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1812) Octavo, three vols.; (v. 1) xxxi, 278 pp. [1 f.], plus 4 plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 270 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 pls.; (v. 3) [2 ff.] 212 [i.e., 312] pp., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1812


Acquired in 1923 from Maggs Bros. Ltd., London, 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