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Histoire des quatre fils Aymon. Très nobles et très vaillans chevaliers.

Renaut de Montauban (Chanson de geste)

1883
Illustrated by Eugène Samuel Grasset (French (born in Switzerland), 1841–1917), Publisher H. Launette (French, 19th century), Printer Charles Gillot (French, 1853–1903)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 357; Houghton Library, Turn of a Century, 48

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 23.7 x 3.2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2131

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photo-lithographed decorations

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: H. Launette, 1883) Quarto; [4 ff.] 8 pp. [1 f.] [9-]224 pp. [8 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (Canape; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: H. Launette, 1883

Provenance

Acquired [in 1898?] 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