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The Works of Alexandre Dumas
—1893, in nine volumes —

New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, Publisher

Original wood engravings nearly 120 years old
Sheet size: varies, but approximately 5.25 x 7.5 inches


Alexandre Dumas
(1802-1870)

Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine articles and was a prolific correspondent.

The original wood engravings below are from a nine-volume compilation of Dumas' works undertaken in the year 1893 by Collier's of New York.

 

VOLUME 7
The Memoirs of a Physician
AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE

Dumas' The Memoirs of a Physician
VOL. 7, FRONTISPIECE
(The Memoirs of a Physician)
THE ELIXIR OF LIFE
$15
Dumas' The Memoirs of a Physician
VOL. 7, P. 81
(The Memoirs of a Physician)
NICOLE'S TWENTY-FIVE...
$10
Dumas' The Memoirs of a Physician
VOL. 7, P. 195
(The Memoirs of a Physician)
THE ESCAPE OF GILBERT
$10
[A HALFTONE, NOT A WOOD ENGRAVING]
Dumas' The Memoirs of a Physician
VOL. 7, Chapter lxvii
(The Memoirs of a Physician)
THE YOUNG MAN SUPPORTED ANDREE...
$10
Dumas' The Memoirs of a Physician
VOL. 7, Chapter lxxxix
(The Memoirs of a Physician)
YOU OFFER ME WHAT IS NOT YOURS TO GIVE
$10

(VOLUME 8: The Queen's Necklace, a sequel to The Memoirs of a Physician and Taking the Bastille, a sequel to The Queen's Necklace)
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