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Nantes en dix-neuf cent

Illustrated by Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918), Author Sylvain Bourdin (French, active in 1900), Preface by Roger Marx (French, 1859–1913), Printer and Publisher Emile Grimaud et fils (French, active around 1900)

Place of Publication: Nantes, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 325


Overall: 28.1 x 19.3 x 2.5 cm (11 1/16 x 7 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 4 etchings, 54 wood engraving, and 1 combination etching and wood engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nantes: Emile Grimaud et fils [1900]) Quarto; [6 ff.] 130 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s printed and embossed wrappers (original prospectus laid in).

Illustrations of life in the city of Nantes.

Nantes: Emile Grimaud et fils [1900]


Félix Perdriel (original subscriber); acquired in Paris in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

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