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Aphrodite--moeurs antiques

1896
Illustrated by Antoine Calbet (French, 1860–1944), Author Pierre Louÿs (French, 1870–1925), Publisher Librairie Borel (French, active late 19th–early 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.4 x 9.8 x 2.7 cm (7 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1880

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Borel, 1896) Small octavo; [4 ff.] 394 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s printer wrappers (upper wrapper and spine lacking; cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Librairie Borel, 1896

Provenance

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