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Fables

Oeuvres de M. de Florian

1792
Illustrated by Joseph Marie Flouest (French, 1747–1833), Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Portrait(s) designed by L. Villers (French, active 1780–1800), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Racine (French, born in 1747), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 20.7 x 13.4 x 2.8 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1429

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’ainé, 1792) Octavo; 180 leaves, plus 11 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red-brown marbled calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.


Paris: P. Didot l’ainé, 1792

Provenance

William La [Touche?--collector's stamp]; 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