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Les contes rémois...troisième édition

Illustrated by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815–1891), Illustrated by Valentin Foulquier (French, 1822–1896), Engraved by M. Deschamps (French, 19th century), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Engraved by Hippolyte Lavoignat (French, active 1835–1865), Engraved by Georges Léon Alfred Perrichon (French, died in 1907), Engraved by Isidore Régnier (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 156-59; Brivois, pp. 100-01; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 256.


Overall: 19.1 x 13.4 x 2.4 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two steel engravings and 42 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1858) Duodecimo; [2 ff.] 239 pp., plus 2 plates; gilt-stamped half green morocco, marbled paper boards (Mansell).

Literary vignettes; author and dedicatee portraits.

Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1858


1912, acquired in New York by by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), Boston; 1937, bequeathed by Sargent to the MFA. (Accession date, November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent