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Opera

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera

1733–37
Engraved by John Pine (English, 1690–1756), Author Horace, Binding by Rivière & Son


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 320; ESTC (RLIN) T046226

Dimensions

Overall (vol. 1): 25.2 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm (9 15/16 x 6 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1342.1

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: John Pine, 1733-1737) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 149 leaves; [v. 2] 115 ll.; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco (Rivière & Son).

Text totally engraved in style of roman type; illustrations, decorative vignettes, and initials depicting antique statuary, coins, etc.


London: John Pine, 1733-1737

Provenance

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