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Les hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siècle

Paris: Antoine Dezallier, 1696-1700

Provenance

Contemporary ownership inscription on title; C.P. Libbie & Co., Boston, auction sale December 12, 1890, from which purchased by William Henry Whitmore, Boston (1836-1900); William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, September 1929.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

1696–1700

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 509-511; Tchemerzine IX, pp. 183-84

Accession Number

29.1953

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 102 full-page engravings, plus engraved vignettes

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books