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Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

Paris: Didot jeune, for Janet and Hubert, 1795


Unidentified pen initials on front flyleaf "E. F. P.[?}"; Albert Britnell, bookseller, Toronto, Canada (his No. 16 [new series] Toronto Second-Hand Book Circular Aug. 1923, cat. 1); from whom acquired in 1923 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 632; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 91

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books