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Les Idylles de Bion et de Moschus

1686
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, Author Bion, Author Moschus, Author Hilaire Bernard de Requeleyne, baron Longepierre (French, 1659–1721), Publisher Pierre Auboüyn (French, died in 1712), Publisher Pierre Emery (French, 17th century), Publisher Charles Clousier (French, 17th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 950

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 10 x 2.8 cm (6 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1427

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Auboüyn, Pierre Emery, and Charles Clousier, 1686) Duodecimo; 139 & 92 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf with de Vauban arms


Paris: Pierre Auboüyn, Pierre Emery, and Charles Clousier, 1686

Provenance

Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban (military engineer, Marshal of France, 1633-1707); Henri Lambert, Versailles; Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922; inscribed "H.G.C. 15/5/90 $6"); his widow, by whom given to MFA, 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis