Les contes de la Mère Etrennes
Illustrated by Louis Lassalle (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Bertall (French, 1820–1883), Engraved by Dufrenoy (French, 19th century), Engraved by Ecosse (French, 19th century), Engraved by Félix Leblanc (French, born in 1823), Author Marie Mallet (French, 19th century), Publisher Alphonse Desesserts (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 31.7 x 24.8 x 1.8 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with nine lithographs and numerous wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Alph. Desesserts [about 1850]) Quarto; [4 ff.] 92 pp., plus 9 plates; original publisher’s color-printed illustrated boards with hand-colored lithograph on upper cover (cream-colored phase box).
Children’s genre illustrations.
Paris: Alph. Desesserts [about 1850]
Hans P. Kraus, New York; from whom purchased October 10, 1940, for $22.50.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis