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Aventures prodigieuses de Tartarin de Tarascon

Illustrated by Pierre Georges Jeanniot (French (born in Switzerland), 1848–1934), Engraved by Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918), Author Alphonse Daudet (French, 1840–1897), Publisher Edouard Dentu (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23.5 x 16.2 x 3 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 146 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Dentu, 1887) Octavo; [2 ff.] 282 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s half gilt- and black-stamped red morocco, pictorial red cloth boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: E. Dentu, 1887


T. H. Castor & Co., Boston (label); 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