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Les aventures du roi Pausole

Illustrated by Fernand Siméon (French, 1884–1928), Author Pierre Louÿs (French, 1870–1925), Publisher Editions G. Crès et Cie. (French, 20th century), Printer R. Coulouma (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 19.8 x 13.5 x 2.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts, one printed in color

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Georges Crès et Cie, 1923) Octavo; [4 ff.] 384 pp. [1 f.], plus one plate; original publisher’s printed wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Georges Crès et Cie, 1923


Acquired from Le Prevost, Paris, in 1925 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