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Sylvie--souvenirs de Valois

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 42 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


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