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Héro et Léandre, poëme de Musée. On y joint la traduction de plusieurs Idylles de Théocrite.

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Author Grammaticus Musaeus, Author Theocritus, Publisher Louis[?] Le Boucher (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 742


Overall: 20.5 x 14.2 x 2 cm (8 1/16 x 5 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Sestos,” and Paris: Le Boucher, 1774) Octavo; 60 leaves, plus 1 plate; contemporary gilt-stamped half brown calf, yellow paper boards.

Literary illustration.

“Sestos,” and Paris: Le Boucher, 1774


Vincenot, "Libraire à Nancy" (contemporary bookseller's label); acquired in 1911 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