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Back doubleur
Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)
Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880) (Author)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

La tentation de Saint Antoine.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1912
Date Issued: 1907
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Ferroud
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Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1912, of red crushed levant morocco. Sides within a frame inlaid in black, with a large circle in the center inlaid with a trefoil of leaves in dark green and a large conventional flower in gray-green and two shades of red; at the corners, four smaller circles inlaid with trefoils of holly leaves and berries in red and three shades of green; interlacing with the two upper, and extending about the center circle a scroll inlaid in citron and light brown bearing the title tooled in blind; at the bottom, the letter S inlaid and intertwined about a leaf of holly. Doublé with pale green morocco. Center panel within two frames inlaid in dark green enclosing a border of conventionalized holly leaves in red inlaid on a band of light green. Back panels framed and inlaid with units from the design on the sides. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of pale green brocaded silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, lettered in gilt, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 827d3e60-c5c7-012f-68c2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Creator Born
  • 1912: Created (Approximate)
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doubleur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912 - 1907. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-422a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doubleur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-422a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1912 - 1907). Back doubleur Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-422a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back doubleur