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Lucrèce, traduction nouvelle, avec des notes, par M. L* G**.

De la nature des choses

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Author Titus Lucretius Carus, Publisher Bleuet (18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 664


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 22.5 x 15 x 5.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Bleuet, 1768) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 194 leaves, plus title and 3 plates; [v. 2] 231 ll., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved title; literary illustrations.

Paris: Bleuet, 1768


Acquired in 1906 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