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Horace--traduction en vers

1873–74
Illustrated by Jules-Adolphe Chauvet (French, born in 1828), Author Horace, Translator Comte Henry Siméon (French, 19th century), Publisher Librairie des Bibliophiles (French), Printer Charles Delâtre (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.5 x 13.5 x 3.8 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1868a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 169 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Libraire des Bibliophiles, 1873-1874) Octavo, three vols.; (v. 1) xxxii, 431 pp.; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 470 pp. [1 f.]; (v. 3) [2 ff.] xiii pp. [1 f.] 459 pp., plus 1 plate; contemporary armorial gilt-stamped black morocco.

Literary illustrations; author portraits.


Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1873-1874

Provenance

Armorial binding with motto "Franc et loyal"; Frank E. Simpson (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1919 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