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Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Terence (about 190–158 BCE), Publisher Charles Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784), Publisher Claude Antoine Jombert (French, died in 1788), Printer Louis Cellot (French, born in 1732?)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 984
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21.2 x 13.7 x 4.6 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Louis Cellot, for Ch. Ant. and Cl. Ant. Jombert, 1771) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 308 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 259 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 244 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.
Allegorical frontispiece with author portrait; dramatic illustrations.
Paris: Louis Cellot, for Ch. Ant. and Cl. Ant. Jombert, 1771
Illegible ownership inscription on preliminary leaf; acquired in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent