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about 1602
Calligrapher Jean de Beaugrand (French, active 1586–1601), Calligrapher Baptiste de Beaugrand (French, after 1604), Engraver Peter (Petrus) Firens (French, about 1580–about 1639), Engraver Simon Wynouts Frisius (Netherlandish, about 1580–1629), Engraver Léonard Gaultier (French, 1561–1641)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bonacini 168; Berlin 5093 (1633 ed.); BN, Inventaire 17th, IV, p. 205, nos. 129-52; Becker 45 (this copy cited)


Overall: 19.6 x 30.7 x 1.5 cm (7 11/16 x 12 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two engraved titles and 47 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: the author, about 1602) Oblong folio; 56 leaves; contemporary limp vellum, tan cloth box.

Calligraphic examples.

Paris: the author, about 1602


John Grant, Booksellers, Ltd., Edinburgh, from whom purchased by MFA, April 11, 1946.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis