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Amours de Theagènes et Chariclée. Histoire éthiopique.

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 18th century, Author Heliodorus of Emesa, Publisher Antoine Urbain Coustelier (French, died in 1763)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 478


Overall (each vol.): 15.5 x 10.3 x 2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Coustelier] 1743) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 112 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 96 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved title page; literary illustrations and decorative headpieces

“Londres” [i.e., Paris: Coustelier] 1743


Old ownership inscription (effaced) on title; acquired in 1914 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