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Epigrammata et Poematia vetera

1596
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

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 10.8 x 4.7 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.867

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one woodcut printer's device on title

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Geneva: Antonius Candidus for Jacob Chouet, 1596) Quarto; 312 leaves; contemporary stiff vellum, reddish-brown cloth box.


Geneva: Antonius Candidus for Jacob Chouet, 1596

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.