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Les plus jolies chansons du pays de France--chansons tendres

1888
Illustrated by Lucien Marie Francois Métivet (French, 1863–about 1930), Editor Catulle Mendès (French, 1841–1909), Author Emmanuel Chabrier (French, 1841–1891), Author Armand Gouzien (French, 19th century), Publisher E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie.


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 28.8 x 20.8 x 3.2 cm (11 5/16 x 8 3/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.482

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints, some in color

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie. [1888]) Quarto; [3 ff.] 146 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped blue morocco (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations, related to musical compositions.


Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie. [1888]

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA, accessioned Nov. 9, 1983.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection