Illustrated by Alexandre Lunois (French, 1863–1916), Author Prosper Mérimée (French, 1803–1870), Publisher Cent Bibliophiles (French, founded in 1895), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Printer Auguste Clot (French, 1858–1936), Printer Henry Belfond (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 312
Overall: 22.8 x 17 x 2.2 cm (9 x 6 11/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 170 color lithographs
Not On View
(Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1901) Quarto; [1 f.] vii, 168 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers (cream-colored phase box).
Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1901
Jules Le Petit, original subscriber for this copy; acquired from Blaizot, Paris, in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent