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Le diable amoureux. Roman fantastique. Précédé de sa vie, de son procés, et de ses prophéties et révélations

Illustrated by Édouard de Beaumont (French, 1821–1888), Engraved by Diolot (French, 19th century), Engraved by Charles Gilbert (French, active 1845–1856), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Charles Tamisier (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Jacques Cazotte (French, 1719–1792), Intro by Gérard de Nerval (French, 1808–1855), Publisher Léon Ganivet (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, pp. 88-89


Overall: 20.5 x 14 x 2.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings and one metal engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Léon Ganivet, 1845) Octavo; [2 ff.] xc pp. [1 f.] 192 pp., plus seven plates; later nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Léon Ganivet, 1845


Acquired in London in 1912 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