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Vie et amours du chevalier de Faublas...seconde édition, revue, corrigée & augmentée

Artist P. J. Chaillou (French, late 18th–early 19th century), Engraved by F. B. Lorieux (French, late 18th–early 19th century), Author Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvray (French, 1760–1797), Publisher Bailly (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.6 x 9.1 x 2.9 cm (5 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres,” et Paris: Bailly, 1790) 18mo, thirteen vols. in six; [v. 1] 158 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 175 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 197 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 4] 179 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 5] 171 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 6] 283 ll., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

“Londres,” et Paris: Bailly, 1790


Acquired in 1909 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