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Tibère, ou les six premiers livres des annales de Tacite

1768
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Cornelius Tacitus, Printer Imprimerie Royale (French)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 972

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17 x 10.7 x 3 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1682a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1768) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 253 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 215 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 208 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Historical illustrations, decorative fleurons and vignettes


Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1768

Provenance

Charles Cottier, Nîmes (bookplate); 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