Les Misérables

1870
Illustrated by Gustave Brion (French, 1824–1878), Engraved by Edmond Charles Yon (French, 1836–1897), Engraved by Jules Léon Perrichon (French, 1866–1946), Author Victor Hugo (French, 1802–1885), Publisher George Hetzel (American (born in Alsace), 1826–1899), Publisher A. Lacroix (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, pp. 198-99 (1865 ed.); Ray, French Illustrated Book, 257

Dimensions

Overall: 28.7 x 20.7 x 4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1752

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 200 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1870) Quarto; [2 ff.] 799 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations


Paris: J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1870

Provenance

Unidentified armorial crest (bookplate); Charles F. Cutting (signature on half title, further inscribed "Paris July '77"); Mrs. Martha H. Dyer (signature and further inscription: "Dorchester Mass. Oct. 5th 1896 Finished Sept. 13th 1897"), by whom given to MFA December 8, 1938.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Martha H. Dyer