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Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René LeSage (Paris: Hubert … Janet, An III [1795]), vol. 1
Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René LeSage (Paris: Hubert … Janet, An III [1795]), vol. 1
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Date:
1795
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Book With 25 Engravings
Dimensions:
21 x 13 x 2.6 cm (object)
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Europe
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Edition: apparently first with these illustrations (see Benezit), printed by Didot jeune
Binding:mottled calf, gilt, gilt gauffered edges, marbled endpapers, ca. 1795
Volumes in Set: 4, of which this is vol. 1
Pagination:398 pp.
Languages Used in Text:French
Provenance:Rev. Thomas Coombe (his bookplate) ;Arthur E. Coombe (his bookplate)
Exhibition History:
Remarks:illustrations mostly but not entirely by Bornet, mostly engraved by Hubert
Conservation note: leather could use treatment

Accession Number:
1963.30.39035(v.1).1-25
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

illustrated picaresque novel: adventures, scenes of daily life, lovers, prisons, religious figures, courtiers