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Le Moyen de parvenir

1870–72
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 19th century, Engraved by César Bouton (French, 19th century), Author François Béroalde de Verville (French, 1556–1626)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 19 x 12.7 x 2.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1930a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 112 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Léon Willem, 1870-1872) Octavo, two vols.; (v. 1) [4 ff.] 294 pp.; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 336 pp.; original publisher’s printed wraps (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Léon Willem, 1870-1872

Provenance

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