Epigrammata et Poematia vetera
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century (French), Editor Pierre Pithou (French, 1539–1596), Publisher Jacob Chouet (16th–17th century), Printer Antonius Candidus (French, 16th century)
Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland
Overall: 17 x 10.8 x 4.7 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one woodcut printer's device on title
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Geneva: Antonius Candidus for Jacob Chouet, 1596) Quarto; 312 leaves; contemporary stiff vellum, reddish-brown cloth box.
Geneva: Antonius Candidus for Jacob Chouet, 1596
Early ownership inscription (illegible) on front flyleaf; David Erskine, 1756 (inscr. on title); E.P. Goldschmidt, London, from whose catalogue 86 (item 97) purchased in 1948 by Anna Hoyt Mavor, Boston; her son James W. Mavor, Jr., by whom given to the MFA, December 17, 1986.
Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.