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Fables choisies, mises en vers.... Nouvelle édition gravée en taille-douce

Paris: Chez l'auteur [i.e., Fessard], Durand, Des Lauriers, 1765-1775


Acquired in 1901 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 551; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 61

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved, including 723 plates, vignettes, and tailpieces


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books