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Contes du temps passé

Paris: L. Curmer, 1843


Unidentified booklabel with initials IN; donor's inscription referring to "Vente [Noille?] 1886; acquired in Paris in 1907 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

Carteret III, 462-64; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 231

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings, with engraved text


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books