Muséum parisien histoire physiologique, pittoresque, philosophique et grotesque de toutes les bêtes curieuses de Paris et de la banlieu
Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Charles Joseph Traviès de Villers (Swiss, active in France, 1804–1859), Illustrated by Jacques Joseph Lécurieux (French, born in 1801), Illustrated by Henry Monnier (French, 1799–1877), Engraved by J. Birouste (French, 19th century), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Engraved by Louis [family] (French, 19th century), Author Louis Huart (French, 1813–1865), Publisher Beauger et Cie (French, 1800–1899), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Vicaire IV, 221-22; Brivois, p. 297
Overall: 27 x 18.5 x 3.5 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Beauger et Ce, 1841) Large octavo; [2 ff.] 395 pp., plus original printed publisher’s wraps; modern gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards.
Small caricature vignettes.
Paris: Beauger et Ce, 1841
Acquired in 1924 by W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen