There were no less than eight editions of this text between 1841 and 1869. Delcourt notes that Pierron's translation is based on La Porte du Theil's version. See Delcourt, Marie. Etude sur les traductions des tragiques grecs et latins en France depuis la Renaissance. 1925, p.222-224. The 1842 edition is available online, retrieved 30/11/2011 from http://books.google.com/books?id=qoFbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PP7.
Published in Paris
Ancient works on which this translation is based: