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"Quo Vadis"--A Narrative of the Time of Nero

Illustrated by Howard Pyle (American, 1853–1911), Illustrated by Edmund Henry Garrett (American, 1853–1929), Illustrated by Evert Louis van Muyden (French, 1853–1922), Author Henryk Sienkiewicz (Polish, 1846–1916), Publisher Little, Brown, and Company (American, founded in 1837), Printer University Press

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall (each vol. depth variable): 22.2 x 15 x 5.6 cm (8 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photogravures.

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1897) 22.2 cm, two vols.; (v. 1) x, 355 pp., plus plates; (v. 2) vi, 352 pp., plus pls.; original publisher’s gilt-stamped vellum.

Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1897


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