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Degli amori di Abrocome e Anzia

Senofonte Efesio degli amori di Abrocome e Anzia

Illustrated by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French, 1758–1823), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Author Xenophon, of Ephesus (Greek), Printer Giambattista Bodoni (Italian, 1740–1813)

Place of Publication: Parma, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1502; Brooks, Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni Bodoniane, 539


Overall: 16.4 x 11.5 x 1.4 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Crisopoli [i.e., Parma]: Giambattista Bodoni, 1794) Quarto; 100 leaves [frontispiece detached, rebound]; modern half gilt-stamped purple morocco, gray marbled boards.

Frontispiece with classical literary scene

Parma: Giambattista Bodoni, 1794


Acquired in Paris in August 1907 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