Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jean François Ribault (French, 1767–1820), Author Theocritus, Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 988
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.5 x 9 x 2.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Didot jeune, l’an IV ) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 100 leaves, plus 8 plates; [v. 2] 80 ll.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.
Classical literary illustrations; portraits of author and translator.
Paris: Didot jeune, l’an IV 
Acquired in 1920 from Anderson auction gallery, New York, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent