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Mon oncle Benjamin

Illustrated by Fernand Siméon (French, 1884–1928), Author Claude Tillier (French, 1801–1844), Publisher Helleu et Sergent [firm] (French, 20th century), Publisher Edouard Pelletan (French, 1854–1912)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 24.4 x 17.2 x 3.3 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood engravings in dark brown, several with light brown tone block

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Helleu et Sergent [Editions d’Art Edouard Pelletan], 1926) Octavo; 377 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers (tan cloth box, gilt-stamped blue morocco spine).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Helleu et Sergent [Editions d’Art Edouard Pelletan], 1926


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen