[Twelve plates illustrating Paul Scarron's 'Roman Comique'].
[London: Robert Sayer, c.1768.]
Twelve engravings with very large margins, scarce as a set. Each c. 175 x 280mm (7 x 11").
English copies of Jean Baptiste Pater's illustrations for Paul Scarron's 1651 'Le Roman Comique (The Comic Romance)', a burlesque novel of a theatre troupe in Normandy. The originals were published by Pierre Louis Surugue in 1738.
[Ref: 31476] £650.00