Contes à Sara (Tales for Sara)

1898
Engraved by Amédée Auguste Desmoulins (French, active late 19th century), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 17.5 x 1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2480

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved in wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Lahure, for Librairie L. Conquet, L. Carteret et Cie. Srs., 1898) Quarto; 43 leaves; original publisher’s green paper wraps (blue cloth case).

Illustrations of amusing short tales, without text.


Paris: A. Lahure, for Librairie L. Conquet, L. Carteret et Cie. Srs., 1898

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 by 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