Tibère, ou les six premiers livres des annales de Tacite
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
Cohen-de Ricci 972
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17 x 10.7 x 3 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings
Not On View
(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
Charles Cottier, Nîmes (bookplate); acquired in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent