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Traduction libre d'Amadis de Gaule

Oeuvres choisies du comte de Tressan

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Translator Louis-Elisabeth, comte de Tressan (French, 1705–1783), Publisher Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 999


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.2 x 13 x 3 cm (7 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: 1787) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 226 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 176 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 200 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: 1787


Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed, Boston, 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