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Les deux miroirs, contes pour tous

1844
Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by François Louis Français (French, 1814–1897), Illustrated by Célestin François Nanteuil (French, 1813–1873), Illustrated by Heinrich Schlesinger (German, active Austria and France, 1814–1893), Illustrated by J.-P. Schmit (French, born in 1790), Engraved by Lacoste père et fils (French, active 1830s–1860s), Engraved by Hilaire Guesnu (French, 1820–1868), Publisher A. Royer (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 18.7 x 4.1 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.477

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Royer, 1844) Quarto; [2 ff.] xiv, 458 pp., plus plates; late nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped blue morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: A. Royer, 1844

Provenance

Coll: William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926; WSB written on front flyleaf), by whom bequeathed to MFA (accessioned 1983).

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection