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A Rebours

1903
Illustrated by Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918), Author Joris Karl Huysmans (French, 1848–1907), Publisher Cent Bibliophiles (French, founded in 1895), Typographical design by Georges Auriol (French, 1863–1938)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 328

Dimensions

Overall: 26.3 x 19 x 3 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2562

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 220 color wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1903) Quarto; [3 ff.] xvii, 219 pp. [2 ff.]; contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1903

Provenance

Paul Besnus (original subscriber); acquired from Blaizot, Paris, in 1921 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