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Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)
France, Anatole (1844-1924) (Author)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

Le lys rouge.

Volume 1

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
Date Created: 1907
Date Issued: 1903
Place Term: Paris
Publisher: A. Romagnol
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1907, of green crushed levant morocco. v. 1 inlaid with leather of ten different colors. Sides adorned with conventionalized leaves, buds, and groups of flowers and surrounded by a frame of three fillets, the two inner apparently passing through loops suspended from the outer. Doublé with light brown morocco. Center panel plain,within a border of conventionalized leaves and flowers inlaid in green and red, and surrounded by a frame inlaid in black and two fillets tooled in gilt; at the side, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of gold colored satin figured in rose. Original covers bound in. v. 2, three quarters binding only. Back inlaid and lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and gilt edges. In loose leather protective covers, lettered, and inserted in slip cases.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 90979500-c5c7-012f-8694-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1846: Creator Born
  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1907: Created (Approximate)
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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