Pastoralium, de Daphnide et Chloë, libri quatuor. Graece et latine.
Engraved by Benoît Audran I (Franco–Dutch or German, 1661–1721), Engraved by Simon Fokke (Dutch, 1712–1784), After Philippe Orléans duc d' (French, 1674–1723), After Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), After Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Author Longus
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 652-53
Overall: 20.7 x 16.4 x 2.8 cm (8 1/8 x 6 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 48 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: 1754) Quarto; 88 leaves, plus 31 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco (rebacked; in cream-colored phase box)
Literary illustrations; decorative borders, vignettes, and tailpieces
Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Deo et regi"; C.L.F. Robinson, Newport, RI; acquired in 1925 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent