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Aphrodite, moeurs antiques

1909
Illustrated by Raphaël Collin (French, 1850–1916), Engraved by Ernest Florian (French, 1863–1914), Author Pierre Louÿs (French, 1870–1925), Publisher A. Ferroud (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 27.4 x 20.8 x 3.9 cm (10 13/16 x 8 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2472

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 43 color wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Ferroud–F. Ferroud, Successeur [Librairie des Amateurs], 1909) Quarto; [1 f.] viii, 281 pp. [1 f.], plus 5 plates; modern half gilt-stamped black morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers and prospectus bound in).

Illustrations of classical scenes.


Paris: A. Ferroud–F. Ferroud, Successeur [Librairie des Amateurs], 1909

Provenance

Acquired in New York in 1917 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