Requires Photography


Illustrated by Léon Rudnicki (active late 19th century), Illustrated by Alexandre Lunois (French, 1863–1916), Illustrated by Eugène Courboin (French, 1851–about 1915), Illustrated by Carlos Schwabe (Swiss, active in France, 1866–1926), Illustrated by Alexandre Séon (French, about 1855–1917), Author Edmond Haraucourt (French, 1856–1941), Publisher Société des Bibliophiles Contemporains, Publisher Académie des Beaux-Livres, Printer Albert Quantin (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Houghton Library, Turn of a Century, 60


Overall: 28.6 x 22.5 x 2 cm (11 1/4 x 8 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous lithographs and photomechanical intaglio prints

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Académie des Beaux Livres [Les Bibliophiles Contemporains], 1894) Quarto; [2 ff.] 144 pp.; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary and decorative illustrations.

Paris: Académie des Beaux Livres [Les Bibliophiles Contemporains], 1894


Acquired in Paris 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