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Eaux-fortes et rêves creux--sonnets excentriques et poëmes étranges

1873
Antoine Monnier (French, born in 1846), Publisher Léon Willem (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 25.2 x 16.5 x 1.4 cm (9 15/16 x 6 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2145

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 20 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Léon Willem, 1873) Quarto; [2 ff.] 84 pp. [2 ff.], plus 20 plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.

Inscription

Pen and dark brown ink on front wrapper: "A Mr. A. de Montaiglon, hommage respectueux de son obligé serviteur [de ----] LWillem."

Provenance

Anatole de Montaiglon (1824-1895, French writer--inscription from publisher); acquired in 1920 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