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Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Printer Guilleminet (firm) (French, active 1792–1804)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 13.5 x 8.7 x 2.2 cm (5 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Guilleminet, an VIII [1800]) 18mo, three vols.; [v. 1] 102 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 105 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 3] 117 ll., plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Guilleminet, an VIII [1800]


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