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Amours de Theagènes et Chariclée. Histoire éthiopique.

1743
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 18th century, Author Heliodorus of Emesa, Publisher Antoine Urbain Coustelier (French, died in 1763)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 478

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 15.7 x 10.2 x 2.2 cm (6 3/16 x 4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1616a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 23 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Coustelier, 1743) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 112 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 96 ll., plus 5 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved title page; literary illustrations, decorative headpieces.


Paris: Coustelier, 1743

Provenance

Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Tout bien ou rien"; Joseph Knight (bookplate); acquired in 1914 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