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Champs, Victor (1844-1912) (Binder)
Halévy, Ludovic (1834-1908) (Author)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

L'Abbé Constantin.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Place: Paris
Publisher: Boussod, Valadon et Cie.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Champs, of grayish-blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of three- and two-line fillets respectively, enclosing a border of wild poppies with petals inlaid in red. Springing from the base of the inner frame, two conventionalized spears of wheat. In the centre, the monogram A. W. [Comte Alfred Werlé] partly inlaid in red. Doublé with old rose silk tapestry figured with leaves and flowers in delicate hues of many colors; the whole surrounded by frames of fillets and dentelle borders. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid with units from the design on the sides. With marbeled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.
Content: Bookplate of Comte Alfred Werlé.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc66c190-c5c7-012f-ad60-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Creator Born
  • 1887: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9685-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9685-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1887). Spine. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9685-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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