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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 8
The Queen's Necklace
A SEQUEL TO "MEMOIRS OF A PHYSICIAN"

TAKING THE BASTILLE; OR, SIX YEARS LATER
A SEQUEL TO "THE QUEEN'S NECKLACE"

Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter vii
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
SIRE, A QUEEN OF FRANCE MUST NOT TELL A FALSEHOOD
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xi
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
PITOU PEEPED FROM BEHIND THE CORNER...
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xx
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
HE RAN AND THREW HIS ARMS AROUND HIS FATHER'S NECK...
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xxiv
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
SIRE, SAID SHE, HAVE YOU NO ORDERS TO GIVE?
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xxxviii
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
WHAT! IS IT YOU CHARNEY? CRIED LOUIS XVI
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xliv
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
CAGLIOSTRO AND OLIVA
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xlvii
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
THE BLACK COCKADE
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter liv
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
THE MAN ADVANCED...
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter lix
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
THE DISTANCE WAS TOO GREAT...
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter ix
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
HE HAS WRITTEN OF HIS OWN ACCORD...
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Dumas' The Queen's Necklace, Taking the Bastille
VOL. 8, Chapter xcii
(The Queen's Necklace and Taking the Bastille)
HE LED ANDREE UP TO THE QUEEN
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(VOLUME 9: The Countess de Charney and The Chevalier de Maison Rouge)
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