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Numa Pompilius, second roi de Rome...seconde édition

Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Printer François Ambroise Didot (French, 1730–1804)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 402


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.6 x 8.4 x 2.3 cm (5 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786) 18mo, two vols.; [v. 1] 120 leaves, plus 7 plates; [v. 2] 138 ll., plus 6 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Didot l’aîné, 1786


John McArthur (signature on preliminary leaf); Charles Brune Henville (armorial bookplate dated 1850); acquired in 1910 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