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Paris: Académie des Beaux-Livres [Société des Bibliophiles Contemporains], 1891-1892


Frederic R. Halsey (1847-1918); acquired in 1917 from George D. Smith, New York, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 354; Carteret, Livres illustrés modernes, IV, 269

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etchings, wood engravings, lithographs, and photomechanical intaglio prints, some printed in color


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books