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Le juif errant

Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Karl Girardet (French, 1813–1871), Illustrated by Hippolyte Louis Emile Pauquet (French, born in 1797), Engraved by Adolphe Jean Best (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by Auguste Leloir (French, 1809–about 1881), Engraved by Laurent Hotelin (French, active 1836–1884), Engraved by Isidore Régnier (French, 19th century), Author Eugene Sue (French, 1804–1857), Publisher Paulin [firm]

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 570-74; Brivois, pp. 382-85; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 206


Overall (each vol.): 27 x 20 x 5 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Paulin, 1845) Octavo, four vols. in two; (v. 1) [2 ff.] 331 pp., plus 24 plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 332 pp., plus 20 pls.; (v. 3) [2 ff.] 327 pp., plus 22 plates and folding map; (v. 4) [2 ff.] 352 pp., plus 17 plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco, green cloth boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Paulin, 1845


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen