Aventures du Baron de Münchhausen
Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Ernest Boetzel (French, born in 1830), Engraved by Hélène Boetzel (French, 19th century), Engraved by Octave Jahyer (French, born in 1826), Engraved by Auguste Joliet (French, active 1860–1879), Engraved by Charles Maurand (French, 19th century), Engraved by Adolphe François Pannemaker (Belgian, active in France, born in 1822), Engraved by Riault (French, 19th century), Engraved by Louis Sargent (French, 19th century), Engraved by V. Trouvé (French, 19th century), Translator Théophile Gautier (French, 1836–1904), Publisher Furne, Jouvet et Cie. (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Leblanc, Doré, pp. 37-38 (early eds.)
Overall: 30.6 x 22.4 x 2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 13/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with wood engravings
Thomas Jefferson Coolidge III Gallery (Gallery 248)
(Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie [about 1882]) Quarto; vii, 230 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco (faded), marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial orange paper wrappers bound in).
Humorous literary illustrations.
Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie [about 1882]
Francis Bullard (inscription dated "Paris 1886"); anonymous gift to MFA, November 12, 1959.