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red  Works

Le Drageoir aux épices.

  — Paris: Dentu, 1874. Published under the title Le Drageoir à épices.
  — Paris: Librairie générale, 1875. The second edition, released under the amended title Drageoir aux épices, was compiled from the unsold sheets of the first edition, with a new title page and cover.
  — Paris: Crès & Cie, 1914. A delux edition of 148 copies.
  — Paris: Crès & Cie, 1916. An edition of 1380, with a frontispiece engraved by Louis Jou.
  — Paris: Crès & Cie, 1921. A new edition with an illustrated cover by Daragnès.
  — Paris: Les Graveurs modernes, 1929. An edition of 201 copies with 54 illustrations by Auguste Brouet.
  — Paris: UGE, 1991. With a preface by Hubert Juin. Also includes A Rebours.
  — Paris: Honore Champion, 2003. An annotated critical edition edited by Patrice Locmant.


Marthe, histoire d'une fille.

  — Brussels: Gay, 1876.
  — Paris: Derveaux, 1879. With a frontispiece by Jean-Louis Forain.
  — Paris: Crès & Cie, 1914. With illustrations by Bernard Naudin.
  — Paris: Flammarion, s.d [1920]. Coll. Une heure d'oubli.
  — Paris: M Seheur, 1926. An edition of 346 copies with illustrations by André Dignimont.
  — Paris: Éditions d'Art Devambez, 1931. An edition of 241 copies with illustrations by Auguste Brouet.
  — Paris: Le Cercle du Livre, 1955. An edition of 1100 copies, presented by Pierre Cogny and with two unpublished texts edited by Pierre Lambert.
  — Paris: Union générale d’éditions, 1975. Preface by Hubert Juin. Also includes Les Soeurs Vatard.
  — Paris: Les Éditions de Paris, 2002. Followed by 'Sac au dos'.


‘Sac au dos.’

  — Brussels, Imp. Félix Callewaert, 1877.


Les Soeurs Vatard.

  — Paris: Charpentier, 1879.
  — Paris: Ferroud, 1909. An edition of 250 copies with illustrations by Jean-François Raffaëlli.
  — Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1912. With illustrations by Hector Dumas.
  — Saacy-sur-Marne: Editions de la Boheme, 1992.
  — Jaignes: La Chasse au Snark, 2002.


Croquis parisiens (1st edition).

  — Paris: Vaton, 1880. An edition of 545 copies with illustrations by Forain and Raffaëlli.


‘Sac au dos.’

  — Paris: Charpentier, 1880. Part of the collection Les Soirées de Médan.
  — Paris: Romagnol, 1913. An edition of 350 numbered copies with illustrations by Barlangue.
  — Paris: Les Éditions de Paris, 2002. With Marthe, histoire d'une fille.


En ménage.

  — Paris: Charpentier, 1881.
  — Paris: Henri Jonquières, 1923. Limited edition of 1180 copies illustrated by Em. Jodelet.
  — Genève: Droz, 2005. Critical edition by Gilles Bonnet.
  — Paris: Éditions Sillage, 2007.


Pierrot sceptique. (A pantomine in collaboration with Léon Hennique)

  — Paris: Rouveyre, 1881.
  — Jaignes: La Chasse au Snark, 2004.


A vau-l'eau.

  — Brussels: Kistemaeckers, 1882. With a portrait by Amédée Lynen.
  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1894. With a portrait by A. Delâtre.
  — Paris: Georges Courville, 1933. Limited edition of 200 copies (plus 15 hors commerce) with 19 illustrations by Edgar Chahine.
  — Paris-Geneva: Editions Slatkine. Collection Fleuron, 1996.
  — Paris: Mille et une nuits, 2000.


L'Art moderne.

  — Paris: Charpentier, 1883.
  — Paris: Union Général d'Éditions, 1975. Preface by Hubert Juin. Also includes Certains.


À rebours.

  — Paris: Charpentier, 1884.
  — Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1904.
  — Paris: Librairie des amateurs, A Ferroud, 1920. Limited edition of 1200 copies illustrated by Auguste Leroux.
  — Paris: Crès, 1922. With a portrait by Alexandre Ouvré.
  — Paris, Au sans pareil, 1924.
  — Paris: Kra, 1927. Limited edition of 200 copies illustrated by Coussens.
  — Paris, Editions de la Nouvelle France, 1942. Limited edition with illustrations by G. Tcherkessof.
  — Paris: UGE, collection 10/18, 1975. Presented by Hubert Juin
  — Paris: Gallimard, 1977. Presented by Marc Fumaroli.
  — Paris: GF Flammarion, 1978. Presented by Pierre Waldner.
  — Paris: Imprimierie Nationale, 1981. Presented by Rose Fortassier with notes and a choice of variants.
  — Paris: Actes Sud, 1992. Presented by Jean Borie.
  — Paris: Pocket classiques, 1997. Presented by Daniel Mortier.
  — Paris: GF Flammarion, 2004. Presented by Daniel Grojnowski with notes, chronology and bibliographie.
  — Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2011. A transcription of the manuscript version of the novel now in the Bibliothèque nationale, by Benoîte Montmorillon-Boutron.


Croquis parisiens (2nd edition).

  — Paris: Leon Vanier, 1886. An edition of 539 copies with a portrait of the author.
  — Paris: Stock, 1905.
  — Paris: Crès & Cie,1928. An edition of 1350 copies with etchings by Charles Jouas.
  — Lausanne: Mermod, 1955. An edition of 3000 copies. With illustrations by Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh.
  — Paris: Union Générale d'Éditions, 1976. Preface by Hubert Juin. With Un dilemme and En rade.
  — Paris: Éditions Marcel Valtat, 1981. A fascimile reprint of the 1928 edition.
  — Paris-Geneva: Editions Slatkine. Collection Fleuron, 1996.


En rade.

  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1887.
  — Paris: Auguste Blaizot-R. Kieffer, 1911. An edition of 250 numbered copies with illustrations by Paul Guignebault.
  — Paris: Paris: Editions de la Bacchante, 1928. Limited edition of 302 copies with 42 eaux-fortes by Pierre-Charles Delarue-Nouvellière.
  — Paris: Union Générale d'Éditions, 1976. Preface by Hubert Juin. With Un dilemme and Croquis parisiens.
  — Paris: Editions Flammarion, 1984. Edited by Jean Borie.
  — Istituto Universitario di Bergamo, 1987. A critical edition with introduction and notes by Jole Morgante.


Un dilemme.

  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1887.
  — Paris: Union Générale d'Éditions, 1976. Preface by Hubert Juin. With En rade and Croquis parisiens.
  — Toulouse: Editions Ombres, 1994. Also includes La retraite de monsieur Bougran.


Certains.

  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1889.
  — Paris: Union Général d'Éditions, 1975. Preface by Hubert Juin. Also includes L'Art moderne.


La Bièvre. 'Les Vieux Quartiers de Paris.'

  — Paris: Genonceaux, 1890.
  — Paris: Ferroud, 1914. Illustrations by Léon Lebègue
  — Paris: Le Tout sur le Tout, 1983.
  — Chérence: Éditions Illouz/Rob Swigart, 2005. A bilingual edition, with an English translation by Rob Swigart and Danielle Trudeau, limited to 50 copies on BKF paper with 7 etchings by Claire Illouz.
  — Asunción: Éditions de la Reconquête, 2006.


Là-bas.

  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1891.
  — Paris: Crès, les Maîtres du Livre, 1912. Limited edition of 1006 copies with a frontispiece by P-Eugene Vibert.
  — Paris: La Connaissance, 1924. Limited edition of 1010 copies with illustrations by Henry Chapront.
  — Paris: Briffaut, Le Livre du bibliophile, 1926. Limited edition of 500 copies with illustrations by Fernand Hertenberger and an avant-propos by Lucien Descaves.
  — Paris: Aux Dépens d'un Amateur, 1951. Limited edition of 225 copies with illustrations by René Zimmerman.
  — Paris: Plon, Livre de Poche, 1961.
  — Paris: GF Flammarion, 1978. With chronology, introduction and archives by Pierre Cogny.
  — Paris: Gallimard, Folio classique, 1985. Critical edition established by Yves Hersant.
  — Paris: Livre de Poche, 1988. Preface, notes and commentary by Alain Buisine.


En route.

  — Paris: Tresse et Stock, 1895.
  — Paris: La Connaissance, 1921. Limited edition of 1000 copies with illustrations by Malo-Renault.
  — Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, André Sauret Editeur, 1954. Limited edition of 3,400 copies with a portrait by Berthold Mann.
  — Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: Christian Pirot, 1985. With a journal and unpublished letters, edited by Pierre Cogny.
  — Paris: Gallimard, 1996. Edited by Dominique Millet-Gérard.


La Cathédrale.

  — Paris: Stock, 1898.
  — Paris: A Blaizot & René Kieffer, 1909. Limited edition with 64 illustrations by Charles Jouas.
  — Paris: Crès, 1919. With illustrations by Charles Jouas. 2 vols.
  — Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire: Christian Pirot, 1986. Edited by Pierre Cogny, with a preface by Monique Cazeaux.
  — Monaco: Éditions du Rocher, 1992. With an introduction by Alan Vircondelet.
  — Clermont-Ferrand: Paleo, La collection de sable, 2009. Edited by Claire Labouygues.


La Bièvre et Saint-Séverin.

  — Paris: Stock, 1898.
  — Paris: Aux Éditions de L'Estampe, 1924. Limited edition of 210 copies with illustrations by Auguste Brouet.


La magie en Poitou. Gilles de Rais.

  — Paris: Librairie de la Tradition Nationale, 1897. Published under the title Sorcellerie en Poitou in an edition of 100 copies.
  — Ligugé: Imprimerie Saint-Martin, 1899. Edition of 100 copies with 5 photographic illustrations.
  — Boulogne: Éditions de Griot, 1991. Also includes En marge.
  — Paris: Mille et une nuits, 2007. Edited by Jérôme Solal, includes 5 illustrations and 2 previously unpublished letters.


Pages catholiques.

  — Paris, Stock, 1900.


La Bièvre. Les Gobelins. Saint-Séverin.

  — Paris: Société de propagation des livres d'art, 1901. Edition of 695 copies with illustrations by Auguste Lepère.
  — Asunción: Éditions de la Reconquête, 2007.


Sainte Lydwine de Schiedam.

  — Paris: Stock, 1901.
  — Paris: Stock, 1901. Limited edition comprising 1,240 copes in large format, printed with Gothic type.
  — Paris: Georges Crès, Le Livre Catholique, 1922. Numbered edition of 2,340 copies with a frontispiece by Alfred Latour.
  — Lyons: Éditions A Rebours, 2002. With a preface entitled 'Lydwine de Schiedam figure de proue,' by Claude Louis-Combet.
  — Grenoble: Jérôme Millon, coll. Golgotha, 2015. With a preface entitled 'Au lit avec Lydwine,' by Jérôme Solal.


De Tout.

  — Paris: Stock, 1902.


Esquisse biographique sur Don Bosco.

  — Paris: École typographique de Don Bosco, 1902.
  — Nice: École professionnelle de Don Bosco, 1955. With a preface by A. Auffray.
  — Grenoble: Editions Jerome Millon, 2013. With an introductory essay by Jérôme Solal.


L'Oblat.

  — Paris: Stock, 1903.
  — Paris: Chez l'artiste, 1930. Limited edition of 211 copies illustrated by P.A. Bouroux.


Le Quartier Notre-Dame.

  — Paris: Librairie de la Collection des Dix. A Romagnol, 1905.


Trois primitifs.

  — Paris: Vanier, 1905.
  — Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 1967.
  — Paris: Hermann, 1988. Critical edition of Les Grünewalds du musée de Colmar, edited by Pierre Brunel, André Guyaux and Christian Heck.
  — Houilles: Éditions Manucius, 2006.


Croquis parisiens, A Vau l'eau, Un dilemme.

  — Paris: Stock 1905.


Les Foules de Lourdes.

  — Paris: Stock, 1906.
  — Paris: Plon, 1958. With notebooks and letters, 1903-04, published for the first time. Introduction by Pierre Lambert.
  — Grenoble: J. Millon, 1993.


Trois églises et Trois primitifs.

  — Paris: Plon-Nourrit, 1908.
  — Paris: René Kieffer, 1920. Limited edition comprising of Trois églises in large format, with 21 illustrations by Charles Jouas.
  — Asunción: Éditions de la Reconquête, 2007.


Prières et pensées chrétiennes. (With an introduction and notes by Henri D'Hennezel)

  — Lyon: H. Lardanchet, 1910.


Pages choisies. (Edited and with an introduction by Lucien Descaves)

  — Paris, 1918.


En marge. Etudes et préfaces réunies et annotées par Lucien Descaves.

  — Paris: Lesage, 1927. Limited edition of 1,500 copies.
  — Boulogne: Editions du Griot, 1991.


Oeuvres complètes de J.-K. Huysmans. (Edited and with notes by Lucien Descaves)

  — Paris: Crès, 23 vols., 1928-34.
  — Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1972.


La Retraite de Monsieur Bougran.

  — Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1964. With a preface by Maurice Garçon.
  — Toulouse: Editions Ombres, 1994. Also includes Un Dilemme.


Là-haut ou Notre-Dame de la Salette.

  — Tournai: Casterman, 1965. Edited by Pierre Cogny, Artine Artinan and Pierre Lambert.
  — Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy, 1988. Critical edition by Michèle Barrière.


Croquis et eaux-fortes. (Ed. Daniel Grojnowski)

  — Cognac: Le Temps Qu'il Fait, 1984.


Félicien Rops (1889)

  — Le Livre et l’estampe, No.128, 1987:111-230. Text established and presented by André Guyaux, followed by an unpublished version, Huysmans' preparatory notes, and two letters from Rops to Huysmans.


'Les habitués de café', 'Le buffet des gares', 'Le sleeping-car'.

  — Rezé Séquences, 1992.


En Hollande.

  — L'Échoppe, 1993.


'À Hambourg', 'Lübeck', 'l'Aquarium de Berlin'.

  — Montpellier: L'Anabase, 1994.


Croquis de Paris et d'ailleurs. (Ed. Daniel Oster)

  — Paris: Les Éditions de Paris, 1996.


Two Sonnets.

  — Santa Rosa, California: Privately Printed by Scissors & Paste Bibliographies, 1997. Translated by Alexis Lykiard and with an Introductory Note by Patrick J. Kearney. Includes the French texts of these two sonnets orginally published anonymously in Le Nouveau Parnasse Satyrique du dix-neuvième siècle (Brussels: Henry Kistemaeckers) in 1881.


Le roman de Durtal (Là-bas, En route, La Cathédrale, L'Oblat).

  — Paris: Editions Bartillat, 1999. With a preface by Paul Valéry.


À Propos, Interviews, réponses, et opinions. (Ed. René-Pierre Colin)

  — Rezé: Séquences, 2000.


Interviews.

  — Paris: Champion, 2002. Texts presented and annotated by Jean-Marie Seillan.


Zola.

  — Paris: Editions Bartillat, 2002. With a preface by Charles Ficat.


Les églises de Paris: Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre, Saint-Séverin, Notre-Dame de Paris, Saint-Merry, Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois.

  — Paris: Les Éditions de Paris, 2005. Texts presented and annotated by Patrice Locmant.


À Paris.

  — Paris: Editions Bartillat, 2005. A collection of texts chosen, presented and annotated by Patrice Locmant.


Écrits sur l'art (1867-1905).

  — Paris: Editions Bartillat, 2006. A critical edition which includes all Huysmans' writings on art annotated by Patrice Locmant.


Nouvelles.

  — Paris: GF-Flammarion, 2007. Presented by Daniel Grojnowski.


Écrits sur l'art: L'Art moderne, Certains, Trois primitifs

  — Paris: Flammarion, 2008. An edition presented by Jérôme Picon.


Les Mystères de Paris.

  — Paris: Manucius, coll. Littéra, 2009. Presented and annotated by Philippe Barascud.


Ecrits sur la littérature

  — Paris: Editions Hermann, 2010. A critical edition of all Huysmans' writings on literature presented by Patrice Locmant.


L'Architecture cuite et autres textes

  — Paris: Editions de l'éclat, 2016. A small collection of Huysmans' texts dedicated to the theme of architecture, including 'Fantaisie sur le Musée des Arts Décoratifs et l’Architecture cuite'; 'L’architecture nouvelle'; 'Le Fer'; 'Promenades à l’Exposition'; 'L’Emblème'; 'Le Monstre'; and 'La symbolique de Notre-Dame de Paris'.



red  Prefaces

Bois, Jules. Le Satanisme et la magie. Paris: Flammarion, 1895.

'Marie-Charles Dulac.' Charles Marie Dulac Paris: Georges Petit, 1899.

Broussolle, Abbé J-C. La jeunnesse du Pérugin et les origines de l'École ombrienne. Paris: Lecène-Oudin, 1901.

Cazals, F-A. Paul Verlaine, ses portraits. Paris: Bibliothèque de l'Association, 1896.

Dutilliet, Abbé Henri. Petit Catéchisme liturgique. Paris: J Bricon, 1896.

Gourmont, Remy de. Le Latin mystique. Paris: Mercure de France, 1892.

Hannon, Théodore. Rimes de joie. Brussels: Kistemaeckers, 1881.

Verlaine, Paul. Poésies religieuses. Paris: Messein, 1904.


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