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Voyage sentimental, suivi des lettres d'Yorick à Eliza

Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Simon Charles Miger (French, 1736–1820), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jean Louis Charles Pauquet (French, 1759–about 1824), Author Laurence Sterne (English, 1713–1768), Publisher Dufour (Firm) (18th century), Printer Pierre-Nicolas Firmin Didot (French, active from 1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 957-58


Overall: 36.8 x 29.5 x 5 cm (14 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings (plus nine extra-illustrated proofs)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris and Amsterdam: Didot jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, l’an VII [1799]) Large quarto, two vols. in one; [v. 1] 107 leaves, plus 9 plates (not all bound in); [v. 2] 116 ll., plus 6 plates (not all bound in); modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris and Amsterdam: Didot jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, l’an VII [1799]


Robert Hoe, New York (1839-1909); unidentified collector's [binder's?] stamp on preliminary leaf with initials AR; acquired in New York in 1918 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