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Almanach prophétique, pittoresque et utile

1841–60
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Marie-Alexandre Alophe (French, 1812–1883), Illustrated by Bertall (French, 1820–1883), Illustrated by Charles Geoffroy (French, 1819–1882), Illustrated by Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813–1894), Illustrated by Charles Nicolas Lemercier (French, 1797–1854), Illustrated by Théodore Maurisset (French, active 1834–1859), Illustrated by Auguste Marie Raffet (French, 1804–1860), Illustrated by Gustave Staal (French, 1817–1882), Illustrated by Louis Joseph Trimolet (French, 1812–1843), Illustrated by Charles Vernier (French, 1831–1887), Engraved by A. Bareste (French, 19th century), Engraved by A. Bethune (French, active 1840s), Engraved by Lacoste père et fils (French, active 1830s–1860s), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Antoine Rose (French, 19th century), Engraved by John Thomson (Scottish, 1837–1921), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Editor Eugène Bareste (French, 1814–1861), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century), Publisher Susse frères (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bouvy, Daumier, 916

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 14 x 9.7 x 3.7 cm (5 1/2 x 3 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.762

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Aubert [Lavigne; Susse frères; Pagnerre], 1841[-1860]) 32mo, twenty issues in five vols.; (1841) 172 pp. [2 ff.]; (1842) 172 pp. [10 ff.]; (1843) 172 pp. [10 ff.]; (1844) 179 pp. [6 ff.]; (1845) 188 pp. [2 ff.]; (1846) 189 pp. [1 f.]; (1847) 191 pp.; (1848) 192 pp.; (1849) 191 pp.; (1850) 190 pp. [1 f.]; (1851) 192 pp.; (1852) 191 pp.; (1853) 192 pp.; (1854) 192 pp.; (1855) 192 pp.; (1856) 192 pp.; (1857) 189 [1 f.]; (1858) 192 pp.; (1859) 186 pp. [3 ff.]; (1860) 184 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped blue morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary, satirical, and historical illustrations.


Paris: Aubert [Lavigne; Susse frères; Pagnerre], 1841[-1860]

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen