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    Front doubleur
    Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822) (Author)
    Riviere & Son (Book designer)

    Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer.

    The sensitive plant [and Early poems].

    Dates / Origin
    Date Issued: 1880 - 1910
    Date Issued: 1910
    Place Term: [London]
    Publisher: Messrs Robert Riviere, & Son
    Library locations
    Spencer Collection
    Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ms. 73
    Content: Binding of brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with bands of green and blue, two forming at the center a large club-shaped ornament enclosing a twig of the sensitive plant inlaid in brown and green; the space between the round and straight bands filled with a mosaic of branches, leaves, and flowers in leather of six different colors; the whole surrounded by two fillets inlaid in green enclosing a border of alternate red hearts and blue forget-me-nots. Doublé with three shades of green morocco within fillets of gilt and light blue. Center panel tooled and inlaid with a twig of the sensitive plant in a circular compartment at the center, and butterflies and sprays of snowdrops in four contiguous compartments, each compartment outlined with a fillet in light blue within a border of violet leaves with flowers in each corner and in four pendant semicircular groups. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors. With gilt edges and lining of dark green watered silk. Inserted in slip case.
    Type of Resource
    Still image
    UUID: 7b829890-c5c8-012f-24c2-58d385a7bc34
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    Item timeline of events

    • 1792: Creator Born
    • 1822: Creator Died
    • 1910: Issued
    • 2015: Digitized
    • 2015: Found by you!
    • 2016

    MLA Format

    Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front doubleur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1910. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6be0f9-3d78-b15e-e040-e00a180602c7

    Chicago/Turabian Format

    Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front doubleur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6be0f9-3d78-b15e-e040-e00a180602c7

    APA Format

    Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1910). Front doubleur Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6be0f9-3d78-b15e-e040-e00a180602c7

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    Front doubleur