Contes du temps passé
Illustrated by Louis Marvy (French, 1815–1850), Illustrated by Hippolyte Louis Emile Pauquet (French, born in 1797), Illustrated by Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813–1894), Illustrated by Philippe-Auguste Jeanron (French, 1809–1877), Illustrated by Vivant Beaucé (French, 1818–1876), Illustrated by Jules Compagnon (French, 19th century), Illustrated by François Jules Collignon (French, died in 1850), Illustrated by Charles-Louis Malapeau (French, 1795–1878), Engraved by Charles Geoffroy (French, 1819–1882), Engraved by Alphonse Masson (French, 1814–1898), Engraved by Ernest Monnin (French, active during 1840s), Engraved by Adolphe Varin (French, 1821–1897), Author Charles Perrault (French, 1628–1703), Publisher Léon Curmer (French, 1801–1870)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Carteret III, 462-64; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 231
Overall: 26.4 x 18.4 x 2.4 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings, with engraved text
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(Paris: L. Curmer, 1843) Octavo; [3 ff.] lii pp., [52 ff.]; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped blue morocco (Chambolle-Duru).
Paris: L. Curmer, 1843
Unidentified booklabel with initials IN; donor's inscription referring to "Vente [Noille?] 1886; acquired in Paris in 1907 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent