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Les Misérables

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Paris: J. Hetzel et A. Lacroix, 1870


Unidentified armorial crest (bookplate); Charles F. Cutting (signature on half title, further inscribed "Paris July '77"); Mrs. Martha H. Dyer (signature and further inscription: "Dorchester Mass. Oct. 5th 1896 Finished Sept. 13th 1897"), by whom given to MFA December 8, 1938.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Martha H. Dyer


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, pp. 198-99 (1865 ed.); Ray, French Illustrated Book, 257


Overall: 28.7 x 20.7 x 4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 200 wood engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books