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Élégies de Tibulle, avec des notes et recherches de Mythologie, d'Histoire et de Philosophie; suivies des baisers de Jean Second; traduction nouvelle

Contes et nouvelles imités des anciens

Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by François Rolland Elluin (French, 1745–about 1810), Engraved by Etienne Claude Voysard (French, 1746–about 1812), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Author Tibullus, Author Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de Mirabeau (French, 1749–1791), Publisher Letourmy jeune (French, active late 18th century)

Place of Publication: Tours, France; Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 993


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 22.2 x 15 x 4 cm (8 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Tours: Letourmy, jeune, and Paris: Berry, l’an 3[-4: 1795-1796]) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 200 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 199 ll., plus 11 pls.; [v. 3] 196 ll., plus 1 pl.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; portraits of Mirabeau and Sophie Ruffey.

Tours: Letourmy, jeune, and Paris: Berry, l’an 3[-4: 1795-1796]


Henry G. Denny [graphite signature on half titles]; acquired in 1906 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