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Féminies. Huit chapitres inédits dévoués à la femme, à l'amour, à la beauté.

Illustrated by Félicien Rops (Belgian, 1833–1898), Illustrated by Léon Rudnicki (active late 19th century), Illustrated by Gaston Noury (French, born in 1866), Illustrated by Charles-Louis Kratke (French, 1848–about 1921), Etched by Eugène Gaujean (French, 1850–1900), Cover designed by Georges de Feure (French, 1868–1928), Author Gyp (French, 1849–1932), Author Abel Hermant (French, 1862–1950), Author Henri Lavedan (French, 1859–1940), Author Marcel Schwob (French, 1867–1905), Author Octave Uzanne (1852–1931), Publisher Académie des Beaux-Livres, Binding by Charles Meunier (French, 1865–1940)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 369


Overall: 26.5 x 18 x 3.9 cm (10 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical intaglio prints and wood-engraved decorations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Académie des Beaux Livres [“Bibliophiles Contemporains”], 1896) Quarto; [2 ff.] iv, 205 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates; gilt-stamped orange morocco, original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in (Ch. Meunier; marbled board slipcase, orange morocco spine).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Académie des Beaux Livres [“Bibliophiles Contemporains”], 1896


Frederick Halsey (according to note by donor); acquired in 1918 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