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The Doré gallery : containing two hundred and fifty beautiful engravings / selected from the Doré Bible, Milton, Dante's Inferno, Dante's Purgatorio and Paradiso, Atala, Fontaine, Fairy realm, Don Quixote, Baron Munchausen, Croquemitaine, &c. &c. ; with memoir of Doré, critical essay, and descriptive letterpress by Edmund Ollier.

Author/Creator:
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883 illustrator.
Publication:
London ; Paris ; & New York : Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [between 1878 and 1883]
Format/Description:
Book
2 volumes ([5], vii-xxiv, [1], 4-94, [2], 95-180 pages, 250 leaves of plates) : chiefly illustrations ; 38 cm
Subjects:
Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Inferno -- Illustrations.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Paradiso -- Illustrations.
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Purgatorio -- Illustrations.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost -- Illustrations.
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695. Fables. -- Selections -- Illustrations.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote -- Illustrations.
Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de, 1768-1848. Atala -- Illustrations.
Quatrelles, 1826-1893. Légende de Croque-Mitaine -- Illustrations.
Place of Publication:
England London.
France Paris.
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Notes:
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. published under that name between 1878 and 1883.
Plates (illustrations) with printed guard sheets.
Local notes:
Rudolph Doré Collection copy imperfect: volume 2: pages 101-104, 109-112, and 125-128 wanting.
Kislak Center Rudolph Doré Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Robert I. Rudolph, M.D., C’67, M’71, GME’75.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy: volume 2 has bookmark with advertisement for Fosters' Bookshop (London, England) laid in.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy: each volume bound by Kelita J. Broadbere (with his label on front pastedown) in half gold-tooled red morocco over red cloth; title ("THE DORÉ GALLERY") stamped in gold on left board; 5 raised, gold-tooled bands on spine; gold-tooled spine panels; title ("DORÉ GALLERY") and volume number stamped in gold on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy: volume 1: plates 121-124 excised, cropped and mounted on blank leaves at end of volume.
Rudolph Doré Collection copy: volume 2: plates 125, 131-135, and 151-155 excised, cropped and mounted on blank leaves; pages 97-98 of another edition excised cropped and framed in a blank leaf inserted after plate 200; pages 99-100 of another edition excised cropped and framed in a blank leaf inserted after plate 206.
Penn Provenance:
Rudolph, Robert I., M.D. (donor) (Rudolph Doré Collection of Gustave Doré copy)
Penn Chronology:
1878-1883 (between)
Contributor:
Ollier, Edmund, 1827-1886, editor.
Broadbere, Kelita J. (Kelita Job), 1841-1908, binder.
Rudolph, Robert I., M.D., former owner.
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., publisher.
Robert I. Rudolph Collection of Gustave Doré (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1112081036
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