Traité du sublime. A Monsieur Despréaux.
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 16.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed book, unillustrated
Not On View
(Paris: Pierre Prault, 1732) Duodecimo in fours and eights; 274 leaves; original gilt-stamped red calf with arms of Louis XV (green morocco slipcase).
Paris: Pierre Prault, 1732
Louis XV (1710-1774, King of France); various early ownership inscriptions; armorial bookplate with motto "Propositi tenax"; William Southworth; [... Saul?] (inscrip. verso front flyleaf: "The Gift of my Friend Wm. Southworth Esqr. of Bolton [...Saul?] June [...] 1817"; Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922, his inscrip. "H G C 12/12/90"; his widow, by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 2 and July 21, 1927 [received 1940].
Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis