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Les Quatre poëtiques: d'Aristote, d'Horace, de Vida, de Despréaux. Avec les traductions & les remarques

1771
Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Editor Charles Batteux (French, 1713–1780), Author Aristotle, Author Horace, Author Nicolas Boileau Despréaux (1636–1711), Publisher Saillant & Nyon (French, 18th century), Publisher Jean Desaint (French, died in 1776), Printer Michel Lambert (French, 1722?–1787)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 120

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 20.2 x 13.6 x 3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1356a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Michel Lambert, for Saillant & Nyon, and Desaint, 1771) Octavo, four parts in two volumes; [v. 1] 208 leaves, plus plate [supplied from other copy]; [v. 2] 189 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece.


Paris: Michel Lambert, for Saillant & Nyon, and Desaint, 1771

Provenance

Acquired in 1924 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