Illustrated by Gustave Brion (French, 1824–1878), Engraved by Edmond Charles Yon (French, 1836–1897), Engraved by Jules Léon Perrichon (French, 1866–1946), Author Victor Hugo (French, 1802–1885), Publisher George Hetzel (American (born in Alsace), 1826–1899), Publisher A. Lacroix (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Brivois, pp. 198-99 (1865 ed.); Ray, French Illustrated Book, 257
Overall: 28.7 x 20.7 x 4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 200 wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1870) Quarto; [2 ff.] 799 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco.
Paris: J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1870
Unidentified armorial crest (bookplate); Charles F. Cutting (signature on half title, further inscribed "Paris July '77"); Mrs. Martha H. Dyer (signature and further inscription: "Dorchester Mass. Oct. 5th 1896 Finished Sept. 13th 1897"), by whom given to MFA December 8, 1938.
Gift of Mrs. Martha H. Dyer