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Nouvelles de Florian

Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Illustrated by Adolphe Eugène Gabriel Roehn (French, 1780–1867), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Fosseyeux (French, born in 1752), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Publisher Guillaume (French, active early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 13.5 x 8.7 x 2 cm (5 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]) 18mo, two vols.; [v. 1] 112 leaves, plus 8 plates; [v. 2] 132 ll., plus 6 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]


Acquired in 1916 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