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Mercier, Georges (1885-1939) (Binder)
Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872) (Author)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

Mademoiselle de Maupin.

Volume 1.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
Date Created: 1911
Date Issued: 1883
Place Term: Paris
Publisher: L. Conquet
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by G. Mercier, 1911, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a frame of four fillets and an inner frame of Louis XVth design, composed of three fillets broken and ornamented at the corners. Doublé with brown morocco within a border of small tools. Centre panel within a frame of three fillets and an ornate inner frame of modernized Louis XVth design, composed of small tools and fillets forming compartments inlaid with blue and others adorned with small quatrefoils in red; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbeled end papers, and lining of blue watered grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
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UUID: ae893ee0-c5c7-012f-fa9a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1911: Created (Approximate)
  • 1939: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911 - 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9675-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9675-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911 - 1883). Spine. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9675-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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