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Tibère, ou les six premiers livres des annales de Tacite

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Cornelius Tacitus, Printer Imprimerie Royale

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 972


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 17 x 10.7 x 3 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1768) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 253 leaves, plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 215 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 208 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Historical illustrations, decorative fleurons and vignettes

Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1768


Charles Cottier, Nîmes (bookplate); acquired in 1924 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