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Entretiens de Phocion, sur le rapport de la morale avec la politique, traduits du grec de Nicoclès

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Etched by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Author Abbé de Mably (French, 1709–1785), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 669


Overall: 35.5 x 27.3 x 4.4 cm (14 x 10 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot le Jeune, l’an troisième [1795]) Large quarto; 146 leaves, plus 2 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, red laid paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Didot le Jeune, l’an troisième [1795]


Acquired in 1924 in Nice, France, 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