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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)


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