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Boufflers, chevalier de (1738-1815) (Author)
Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

Aline, reine de Golconde.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
Date Created: 1909
Date Issued: 1887
Place Term: Paris
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Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1909, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with a medallion within a wreath suspended from a frame with ornaments in the corners and at the top and bottom; the whole within an outer border of three fillets. Doublé with blue morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a scrollwork border with crowns and thistles and surrounded by a three-line fillet; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of red watered silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: ff56deb0-c5c6-012f-a4ca-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1738: Creator Born
  • 1815: Creator Died
  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1909: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1909 - 1887). Front cover. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover.