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Hector France, 'Sur l'Oreiller, avec une Eau-Forte de A. Legros' (London) 1880; containing one etching by Alphonse Legros showing Mab(?), wearing crown, whispering in the ear of the infant Cupid. Including label 'From the libraby of Laurence W. Hodson', dedication to Marie Guéraut to celebrate her marriage to George Hopkins and text by France printed with head and tailpieces in decoratif blocks. Bound in 20th century binding with embossed lettering on spine and with numerous blank pages on the back.
Drypoint, with surface tone and woodcut
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Height: 212 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Height: 82 millimetres (platemark)
Width: 116 millimetres
Width: 157 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Label behind title-page: "From the library of Laurence W. Hodson, Compton Hall, near Wolverhampton", and handwritten dedication: "À M.r Laurence Hodson, souvenir de l'Edition de ce petit Livre. / R. Gueraut / February 1901".
See 1931,0413.579 ; 1907,0424.96 and 1931,0413.580-1 for other impressions of the print.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Sur l'oreiller
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