Place of Publication: Paris, France
Brunet I, 1835; Praz (1947), vol 2, page 39; Hofer, Baroque Book Illustration, 54; Landwehr 224 [further see Bibliog.]
Overall: 18.7 x 12.9 x 5 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 102 etchings
Not On View
(Paris: Florentinum Lambert, 1657) Octavo; 366 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Engraved pictorial title/frontispiece; emblematic illustrations featuring animals.
Paris: Florentinus Lambert, 1657
John Bartlett, by whom given to Harvard College Library, 1 Feb. 1823 (stamp title verso); [duplicate sale from Library]; Ximenes Books, Cambridge; from whom purchased by Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, 1964; given by Arthur Vershbow to MFA, December 2000.
Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow