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La lègende de Saint Julien l'hospitalier

Illustrated by Luc Olivier Merson (French, 1846–1920), Etched by Adolphe Alphonse Géry-Bichard (French, born in 1841), Author Gustave Flaubert (French, 1821–1880), Publisher A. Ferroud (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 299


Overall: 24 x 16.1 x 2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Ferroud, 1895) Quarto; [2 ff.] xxx pp. [1 f.] 72 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards (P. Ruban; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers and 2ff. prospectus bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: A Ferroud, 1895


Catel (bookplate); acquired in 1902 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