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Boileau Despréaux, Nicolas (1636-1711) (Author)
Joly, Robert (1878-1934) (Binder)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

Oeuvres poétiques de Boileau-Despréaux.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
Date Created: 1910
Date Issued: 1889
Place Term: Paris
Publisher: Hachette et Cie.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Joly fils, 1910, of dark brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a broad ornamental gilt boarder, with fleurons of thistles inlaid at the corners. Doublé with dark green morocco. Center panel within a border of three three-line fillets interlacing in a Grolieresque pattern; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, lettered and inlaid, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: fe78e7a0-c5c6-012f-4a09-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1636: Creator Born
  • 1711: Creator Died
  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1910: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back cover." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910 - 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back cover." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910 - 1889). Back cover. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back cover.