Griset's Grotesques; or, Jokes Drawn on Wood
Illustrated by Ernest Henry Griset (English, born in France, 1844–1907), Engraved by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93), Author Tom Hood (English, 1835–1874), Publisher Roberts Brothers (American, active 1863–1898), Printer Camden Press (English, 1857–1905)
Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Overall: 26.5 x 20.5 x 2.2 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 100 wood engravings
Not On View
(Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1867) 26.5 cm; [3 ff.] 151 pp. [1 f.], plus plate; original publisher’s blind- and gilt-stamped, color-printed green cloth.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1867
Inscribed in graphite on front flyleaf "L. Josey Parker"; acquired in 1911 from Maggs Bros., London, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent