Album de 96 dessins originaux et maquettes: ayant servi à l'exécution de reliures

Collection Data

Names
Legrain, Pierre, 1889-1929 (Binding designer)
Legrain, Pierre, 1889-1929 (Binder)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1916 - 1927 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Ms. 185
Topics
Mosaic bindings -- France -- 20th century
Genres
Design drawings
Drawings
Notes
Citation/reference: Title supplied from citation in Société de la reliure originale. Pierre Legrain, relieur. Paris, 1965, p. 82 (no. 577).
Content: Chiefly colored maquettes on stiff paper, many with artist's ms. annotations in pencil. Nos. 26-28 mounted on leaf [26]; nos. 33-34 mounted on leaf [31].
Content: Binding, by Legrain, of black morocco, blind-tooled and gilt, with inlays of black calf and tan and dark blue morocco; doublures of red morocco, gilt, the front blind-tooled, with inlays of black, the back with inlays of black, brown and dark brown (maquettes for the doublures included in the volume). Suede endleaves. In leather-lined slipcase with black morocco trim.
Physical Description
Extent: [3] blank l., [93] l. of mounted designs, [6] blank l. ; 44 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG804314095-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10639757
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96498cd0-bde3-0137-4ec4-3fd1f2cb1ba3
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