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1855
Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Adolphe Jean Best (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by Jean Bouton (French, 19th century), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Charles Carbonneau (French, born in 1815), Engraved by Crépeaux (French, 19th century), Engraved by de Ghouy (French, 19th century), Engraved by Diolot (French, 19th century), Engraved by Louis-Paul-Pierre Dumont (French, born in 1822), Engraved by Félix Jean Gauchard (French, 1825–1872), Engraved by Alphonse Gérard (French, 19th century), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Amédée [Joannes] Guillaume (French, 1823–1893), Engraved by Octave Jahyer (French, born in 1826), Engraved by Louis Alphonse Léon Lemaire (French, born in 1827), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Engraved by Louis [family] (French, 19th century), Engraved by François Pierdon (French, 1821–1904), Engraved by Héliodore Joseph Pisan (French, 1822–1890), Engraved by A. Pollet (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pophilat (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Isidore Régnier (French, 19th century), Engraved by Riault (French, 19th century), Engraved by Roques (French, 19th century), Engraved by François Rouget (French, 19th century), Engraved by Ryckebus (French, 19th century), Engraved by Noël Eugène Sotain (French, born in 1816), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799–1850)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 48-52; Brivois, pp. 32-33; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 244

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 13.4 x 5 cm (8 x 5 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1434

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with more than 425 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Bureaux de la société générale de librairie, 1855) Octavo; xxxii, 614 pp. [1 f.]; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards (Chatelin).

Literary illustrations and vignettes.

Provenance

Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922; inscribed graphite on preliminary leaf "HGCurtis / Nov 93 10"); Mrs. Horatio G. Curtis, by whom bequeathed to the MFA July 21, 1927 (received October 10, 1940).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis