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1624
Illustrated by Crispin de Passe II (Dutch (worked in France), 1597–1670), Engraver Léonard Gaultier (French, 1561–1641), Author Jean Ogier de Gombauld (French, died in 1666), Printer Nicolas Buon (French, 17th century), Engraver Elie du Mesnil (French, born about 1728)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1656; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, v. 16, p. 139 (de Passe); Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 17th, v. 4, p. 529, nos. 568-70 (Gaultier)

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 12.4 x 2.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

55.513

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and 16 engravings (plus added engraving)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Nicolas Buon, 1624) Octavo; 188 leaves; eighteenth-century gilt-stamped orange morocco


Paris: Nicolas Buon, 1624

Provenance

Caissottil (stamp on upper cover); C.E. Rappaport bookseller, Rome; Philip(1898-1984) and Frances Hofer, Cambridge,MA; by whom given to MFA, September 15, 1955.

Credit Line

The Gift of Philip and Frances Hofer