Paul et Virginie

Collection Data

Names
Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de (1737-1814) (Author)
Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin (1804-1869) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838
Place: Paris
Publisher: Curmer, 49, rue Richelieu
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM M515a (Saint-Pierre, J. H. B. de. Paul et Virginie)
Notes
Content: The frontispiece, the 28 plates engraved on wood, and the 7 steel plates are printed on india paper (chine appliqué) and mounted. Plates and ca. 350 ill. in the text after Meissonier, T. Johannot, Français, Marville, Huet, Steinhell, Delaberge, Isabey, Jacques, Dufour and Laffitte.
Content: Title vignette (medallion portraits of A. Everat and L. Curmer); initials, head and tail pieces.
Content: Half-title (p. [i]): Paul et Virginie, et La chaumière indienne; on verso, vignette inscribed "Par les soins de L. Curmer" and "Typographie et fonderie d'A. Everat 6 cie, XVI, rue du Cadran."
Content: Originally issued in 30 (i.e. 29?) livraisons, 1836-1837. For full description cf. Vicaire, Manuel, t. 7, 1910, col. 42-68.
Content: "Flore de Paul et Virginie et de La chaumière indienne": p. [419]-458.
Content: "Notice historique et littéraire sur J.-H. Bernardin de Saint-Pierre," p. [vii]-lii, signed Saint-Beuve; portrait of Bernardin de St. Pierre facing the half-title (p. [vii])
Content: "Table des noms des dessinateurs et des graveurs": 12 unnumbered pages at beginning, with a tail-piece engraved on wood: a medallion portrait of Orrin Smith, and beneath it the implements of the engraver,etc.
Content: Frontispiece has title: Paul et Virginie et La chaumière indienne.
Content: Special t.-p. (p. [317]): La chaumière indienne, par J.-H. Bernardin de Saint Pierre [vignette: medallion portraits of E. Meissonnier and Paul Huet]
Statement of responsibility: par J.-H. Bernardin de Saint-Pierre.
Physical Description
Extent: [12], lvi, 458 p. front., illus., plates, ports., map. 27 cm.
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15954388
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG04-B2888
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9442bf60-c607-012f-a4d1-58d385a7bc34
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