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Histoires et aventures

1909
Illustrated by Alexandre Lunois (French, 1863–1916), Engraved by Suzanne Lepére (French, active late 19th–early 20th century), Author Hans Christian Andersen (Danish, 1805–1875)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 313

Dimensions

Overall: 27.2 x 18.1 x 3 cm (10 11/16 x 7 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2454

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 52 etchings and numerous color wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: [Alexandre Lunois] 1909) Quarto; [4 ff.] xv, 201 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates [suite of wood engravings printed in black loosely laid in]; unfound within original publisher’s decorated wrappers (original half blue cloth portfolio, gray paper boards).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: [Alexandre Lunois] 1909

Provenance

Acquired from Librairie Cumin Frères, Nice (Cat. no. 41, no. 421), in 1925 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