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Galatée, pastorale; imitée de Cervantes...cinquième édition

Illustrated by Joseph Marie Flouest (French, 1747–1833), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Guyard père (French, active second half 18th century), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 400


Overall: 13.6 x 8.5 x 1.8 cm (5 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 17 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., Didot], 1788) 18mo; 107 leaves, plus 16 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur [i.e., Didot], 1788


[For set] John McArthur (signature on preliminary leaf); Charles Brune Henville (armorial bookplate dated 1850); acquired in 1910 by 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