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Les jeux de Calliope, ou collection de poëmes anglais, italiens, allemands et espagnols, en deux, trois & quatre chants

Illustrated by Esprit Antoine Gibelin (French, 1739–1813), Engraved by Gabriel Marchand (French, born in 1755), Author Jean-François Peyron (French, 1748–1784), Publisher Nicolas Ruault (French, 1742?–1828)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 518


Overall: 23.9 x 18 x 1.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Londres,” et Paris: Ruault, 1776) Quarto; 88 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped half red cloth, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

“Londres,” et Paris: Ruault, 1776


Acquired in 1917 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