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Parables from Nature

1861
Illustrated by Philip Hermogenes Calderon (English, born France, 1833–1898), Illustrated by Charles West Cope (English, 1811–1890), Illustrated by William Holman Hunt (English, 1827–1910)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 14.5 x 2.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1999

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1861) 20.5 cm; viii, 196 pp., plus 15 plates [2 ff. publisher’s advertisements at end]; original blind- and gilt-stamped blue cloth.


New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1861

Provenance

Inscribed in graphite on title "A Merry Christmas for '[Mimie?]' / Dec. 1865."; 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