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Dumas' Paris by Milburg F. Mansfield

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Dumas' Paris

UNIFORM VOLUMES

Dickens' London BY FRANCIS MILTOUN Library 12mo, cloth, gilt top $2.00 The Same, 3/4 levant morocco 5.00

Milton's England BY LUCIA AMES MEAD Library 12mo, cloth, gilt top 2.00 The Same, 3/4 levant morocco 5.00

Dumas' Paris BY FRANCIS MILTOUN Library 12mo, cloth, gilt top net 1.60 postpaid 1.75 The Same, 3/4 levant morocco net 4.00 postpaid 4.15

L. C. PAGE & COMPANY New England Building Boston, Mass.

[Illustration: Alexandre Dumas ]

Dumas' Paris

By Francis Miltoun

Author of "Dickens' London," "Cathedrals of Southern France," "Cathedrals of Northern France," etc.

With two Maps and many Illustrations

Boston L. C. Page & Company MDCCCCV

Copyright, 1904 BY L. C. PAGE & COMPANY (INCORPORATED)

All rights reserved

Published November, 1904

COLONIAL PRESS Electrotyped and Printed by C. H. Simonds & Co. Boston, Mass., U.S.A.

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE

I. A GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1

II. DUMAS' EARLY LIFE IN PARIS 14

III. DUMAS' LITERARY CAREER 33

IV. DUMAS' CONTEMPORARIES 68

V. THE PARIS OF DUMAS 83

VI. OLD PARIS 126

VII. WAYS AND MEANS OF COMMUNICATION 147

VIII. THE BANKS OF THE SEINE 165

IX. THE SECOND EMPIRE AND AFTER 178

X. LA VILLE 195

XI. LA CITÉ 235

XII. L'UNIVERSITÉ QUARTIER 244

XIII. THE LOUVRE 257

XIV. THE PALAIS ROYAL 266

XV. THE BASTILLE 278

XVI. THE ROYAL PARKS AND PALACES 297

XVII. THE FRENCH PROVINCES 321

XVIII. LES PAYS ÉTRANGERS 359

APPENDICES 373

INDEX 377

List of Illustrations

PAGE

ALEXANDRE DUMAS Frontispiece

DUMAS' HOUSE AT VILLERS COTTERETS 7

STATUE OF DUMAS AT VILLERS COTTERETS 14

FACSIMILE OF DUMAS' OWN STATEMENT OF HIS BIRTH 26

FACSIMILE OF A MANUSCRIPT PAGE FROM ONE OF DUMAS' PLAYS 37

D'ARTAGNAN 48

ALEXANDRE DUMAS, Fils 64

TWO FAMOUS CARICATURES OF ALEXANDRE DUMAS 68

TOMB OF ABELARD AND HÉLOÏSE 82

GENERAL FOY'S RESIDENCE 84

D'ARTAGNAN, FROM THE DUMAS STATUE BY GUSTAVE DORÉ 123

PONT NEUF PONT AU CHANGE 135

PORTRAIT OF HENRY IV. 143

GRAND BUREAU DE LA POSTE 154

THE ODÉON IN 1818 167

PALAIS ROYAL, STREET FRONT 183

77 RUE D'AMSTERDAM RUE DE ST. DENIS 188

PLACE DE LA GRÈVE 197

TOUR DE ST. JACQUES LA BOUCHERIE (MÉRYON'S ETCHING, "LE STRYGE") 198

HÔTEL DES MOUSQUETAIRES, RUE D'ARBRE SEC 207

D'ARTAGNAN'S LODGINGS, RUE TIQUETONNE 214

109 RUE DU FAUBOURG ST. DENIS (DÉSCAMPS' STUDIO) 221

NÔTRE DAME DE PARIS 235

PLAN OF LA CITÉ 236

CARMELITE FRIARY, RUE VAUGIRARD 246

PLAN OF THE LOUVRE 257

THE GARDENS OF THE TUILERIES 265

THE ORLEANS BUREAU, PALAIS ROYAL 268

THE FALL OF THE BASTILLE 284

INN OF THE PONT DE SÈVRES 302

BOIS DE BOULOGNE BOIS DE VINCENNES FORÊT DE VILLERS COTTERETS 315

CHÂTEAU OF THE DUCS DE VALOIS, CRÉPY 318

CASTLE OF PIERREFONDS 324

NÔTRE DAME DE CHARTRES 329

CASTLE OF ANGERS CHÂTEAU OF BLOIS 333

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