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Histoires naturelles

1953
Illustrated by Hans Erni (Swiss, born in 1909), Author Jules Renard (French, 1864–1910), Publisher André Gonin (French/Swiss, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Lausanne, Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall (without portfolio and slipcase): 33.7 x 25.6 x 4.2 cm (13 1/4 x 10 1/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.99

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 29 color lithographs and lithographed cover

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Lausanne: André Gonin, 1953) Folio, unbound; 207 pp. [1 f.]; publisher’s original lithographed wrappers, half-white leather, pictorial paperboard slipcase.

Animal illustrations.


Lausanne: André Gonin, 1953

Signed

Brown pencil under the colophon: "André Gonin Erni"

Provenance

Gérald Cramer, Geneva, from whom purchased by MFA, March 10, 1955.

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund