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Sylvie--souvenirs de Valois

1886
Illustrated by Edmond Adolphe Rudaux (French, born in 1840), Author Gérard de Nerval (French, 1808–1855), Preface by Ludovic Halévy (French, 1834–1908), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 12.4 x 1.9 cm (7 1/16 x 4 7/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1909

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 42 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet, 1886) Octavo; [2 ff.] xxiv, 134 pp. [1 f.], plus one plate; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (V. Krafft; original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: L. Conquet, 1886

Provenance

Acquired in 1901 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