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Back cover.
Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de (1768-1848) (Author)
Canapé, Georges (1864-1940) (Binder)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

Les aventures du dernier Abencerage.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
Date Created: 1911
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: Paris
Publisher: Édouard Pellatan
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Canape, 1911, of red crushed levant morocco. Sides within fillets surrounding a border of twisted rope tooled in blind, with gilt dots at the sides and in the interstices; center panel adorned with a large diamond-shaped lozenge and corner ornaments tooled in blind, filled with knots, and twisted rope interspersed with gilt dots. Doublé with green morocco tooled in gilt in the same manner as the sides, but with a circular panel stamp showing a six-pointed star interlaced with semicircles, with knots in the interspaces. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges and lining of red grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 26dddf10-c5c7-012f-c9b2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1768: Creator Born
  • 1848: Creator Died
  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1911: 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. 1911 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back cover." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911 - 1897). Back cover. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-42ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back cover.