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Creator:
Savérien, M. (Alexandre), 1720-1805, author.
Title(s):

Histoire des philosophes modernes : avec leur portrait gravé dans le goût du crayon, d'apres les desseins des plus grands peintres / par M. Saverien.

Published/Created:
A Paris : Publiée par François, graveur des desseins du Cabinet du Roi, graveur ordinaire du Roi de Pologne, Duc de Lorraine et de Bar, et Pensionnaire de L. M., Ruë Saint Jacques à la vielle Poste, vis-a-vis la Ruë du Plâtre, [1760-1769?]
Physical Description:
8 volumes : illustrations ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
B76 .S28 1761+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Imprint varies. Other volumes with "de l'Imprimerie de Brunet."
Contains engraved head- and tail-pieces.
Text printed in two columns.
Title pages are engraved.
Illustrations are soft-ground etchings, "en manière de crayon," by Jean Charles François, inventor of this technique.
BM (compact ed.), v. 22, 733
Brunet, v. 5, 154
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center imperfect: comprises volume 2 only. Bound in contemporary marbled paper wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Philosophers, Modern -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Philosophers, Modern -- Early works to 1800.
Philosophy, Modern -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Soft-ground etchings -- 1761.
Contributors:
François, Jean-Charles, 1717-1769, engraver, publisher.
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  • t. 1. Les metaphisiciens
  • t.2. Histoire des moralistes et des legislateurs
  • t. 3-4. Histoire des restaurateurs des sciences
  • t. 5. Histoire des mathematiciens
  • t. 6. Histoire des phisiciens.-- t. 7. Histoire des chimistes et des cosmologistes.-- t. 8. Histoire des naturalistes.

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