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Les Amours de Daphnis et Chloé

1716
Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Scotin (French, born in 1678), Author Longus, Publisher Claude Cramoisy (French, 17th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 15.1 x 10 x 2.2 cm (5 15/16 x 3 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1637

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: les Heritiers de Cramoisy, 1716) Duodecimo; 116 leaves, plus frontispiece and 9 plates; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards

Decorative engraved title; literary illustrations.


Paris: les Heritiers de Cramoisy, 1716

Provenance

Ownership inscription on title "Io. Ge. Gu. Koehler. 1769"; Chas. Ino. Shoppee (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