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26 Planches pour illustrer les Histoires extraordinaires et les Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires

Title26 Planches pour illustrer les Histoires extraordinaires et les Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires

AuthorEdgar Allan Poe

Editing placeParis

EditorialA. Quantin Imprimeur-Éditeur


IllustratorFortuné-Louis Méaulle , François-Nicolas Chifflart, Henri Meyer , Hermann Vogel [Wögel], Herpin, Jean-Paul Laurens , Jules-Descartes Férat

Edition typePortfolio

TranslatorCharles Baudelaire


LibraryBUCLM 82.09 PLA pla


Number of pages26

Size (in cms)25,5 x 18

Works included

Works illustrated
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains
Life in Death (The Oval Portrait)
MS. Found in a Bottle
Shadow - A Parable
Silence - A Fable
Some Words with a Mummy
The Black Cat
The Devil in the Belfry
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Gold-Bug
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Mystery of Marie Roget. A Sequel to ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Purloined Letter
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether
The Unparalleled Adventure of one Hans Pfaall
William Wilson

Bibliographic referencesCORREOSO RODENAS 34-35; DROST 27, 113-115, 129, 137-140, 146-148, 167, 169-170, 173, 179-180, 210-212, 236; GONZÁLEZ MORENO 123-125, 142; POLLIN 69-70 (145); RIGAL ARAGÓN-GONZÁLEZ MORENO 49-220

DescriptionPortfolio of twenty-six etchings and photogravures (héliogravures) including a portrait of Poe and an allegorical frontispiece ("The Imagination of Poe"). Same illustrations that appeared in the two-volume edition of Histoires extraordinaires and Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires (Paris: A. Quantin, 1884; 1st illustrated edition of Charles Baudelaire's translation).
The prints belongs to Hermann Vogel [Wögel], who signs seventeen –thirteen engraved by himself and four by Eugène-Michel-Joseph Abot–; François-Nicolas Chifflart, who designs and etches the portrait of Poe and the frontispiece; to Jules-Descartes Férat, author of two; and Daniel Urrabieta Vierge, Herpin, Henri Meyer, Jean-Paul Laurens and Fortuné-Louis Méaulle, who each design one.

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