Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera
Engraved by Johann Sebastian Müller (German, worked in England, 1715–after 1785), Engraved by Simon François Ravenet, l'aîné (French, 1706–1774), After Francis Hayman (English, 1708?–1776), Author Horace, Printer James Bettenham (English, died in 1774), Publisher William Sandby (English, died in 1799)
Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN): T046228
Overall (each vol.): 22.7 x 14.5 x 2.7 cm (8 15/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 38 engravings
Not On View
(London: James Bettenham for William Sandby, 1749) Octavo, two vols.; [v.1] 89 leaves, plus 27 plates; [v.2] 95 leaves, plus 9 plates; contemporary brown calf.
Medalllion author portrait on titles; engraved dedication leaf; illustrations of classical sculpture, including engraved gems
London: James Bettenham for William Sandby, 1749
Acquired in 1905 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent