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Histoire aussi intéressante qu'invraisemblable de l'intrépide Capitaine Castagnette neveu de l'homme à la tête de bois, par Manuel

Histoire du Capitaine Castagnette [cover]

Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Charles Maurand (French, 19th century), Engraved by Hélène Boetzel (French, 19th century), Engraved by O. Brux (French, 19th century), Author Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine (French, 1826–1893), Publisher Louis-Christophe-François Hachette (French, 1800–1864)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 19th cen., vol. 7, p. 32, no. 96


Overall: 31.2 x 22.7 x 1.6 cm (12 5/16 x 8 15/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 42 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Hachette et Cie., 1862) Quarto; [2 ff.] 78 pp. [1 f.]; original gilt-stamped publisher’s illustrated blue cloth boards.

Humourous illustrations of a military figure.

Paris: L. Hachette et Cie., 1862


De Vries Ibarra & Co., Importers, Boston [label]; George Nixon Black, by whom bequeathed to MFA, March 1, 1929.

Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black