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Pictures of the French A Series of Literary and Graphic Delineations of French Character by Jules Janin, Balzac, Cormenin, and other celebrated French authors; with upwards of two hundred and thirty engravings, drawn on the wood by Gavarni, H. Monnier and Meissonier, and engraved by Lavieille, etc.

Jules Janin

RA Collection: Book

Record number

11/3079

Author

Imprint

London: Wm. S. Orr and Co, 1840

Physical Description

[2], xx, frontis., t.p., 361p [5] [45] ill. 24.2cm

Provenance

Purchased in May 2005 (Illustrated Books Collection).

Binding Note

Later quarter dark blue morocco, ruled in gold, raised bands on spine, teg, Stikeman and Co.

Contributors

Paul Gavarni, Illustrator
Henry Monnier, Illustrator
Jacques Gagniet, illustrator
Alcide Lorentz, illustrator
Trimolet, Joseph Louis, illustrator
J. L. E. Meissonier, illustrator
Adrien Lavieille, wood-engraver
Pierre Verdeil, wood-engraver
Paul Albert Louis, wood-engraver
Jules Louis Fagnion, wood-engraver
T. Baker and Co., letterpress printer
Wm. S. Orr and Co, publisher