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Droz, Gustave (1832-1895) (Author)
Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Monsieur, madame, & bébé.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900
Date Issued: 1878
Place: Paris
Publisher: V. Havard
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1900, of greenish-blue crushed levant morocco. Sides inlaid with an oval frame of orchids in lavender and dark blue, the stems in black and intertwined, a single stem at the bottom forming the letter S. Doublé with light brown morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel plain, within a frame inlaid in blue and surrounding a border of delicate conventionalized leaves and buds springing from stems parallel to the frame, tooled in gilt, and inlaid in blue, dark purple, and green. Back inlaid and lettered. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of light green brocaded silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4bff38c0-c5c7-012f-64f5-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1895: Creator Died
  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4358-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4358-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1878). Spine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4358-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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