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Daphnis et Chloé

Collection Data

Longus (Author)
Amyot, Jacques, 1513-1593 (Translator)
Champollion, Eugène-André, 1848-1901 (Engraver)
Courier, Paul-Louis, 1772-1825 (Editor)
Claretie, Jules, 1840-1913 (Author of introduction, etc.)
Collin, Louis Joseph Raphael, 1850-1916 (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Paris
Publisher: H. Launette et Cie.
Issuance: monographic
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1890+
Romances, Byzantine
Content: llustrations: 29 vignettes in the text, and 12 plates, all with plate proofs in two states; appended, 12 proofs before letters, with remarques, 10 bearing the observations of R. Collin. In all, 135 illustrations.
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1910, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with a frame composed of fillets of different colored leather surrounded by a deep lace work border and enclosing a center panel filled with a mosaic inlay, the interspaces tooled and inlaid with flowers and foliage of different colors. Doublé with light brown morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a fillet of the Greek key pattern enclosed in a scroll work border inlaid in dark red morocco, with small ornaments and fleurs-de-lys inlaid at the corners. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors. With gnt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark brown grosgram silk. Original covers bound in. In blue morocco box lined with old rose plush.
no. 21 of fifty copies on Japan paper.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p.l., viii, 190 p., 1 l., 12 pl. 94 extra pl. 4̕.
Bookplate of W. A. Spencer.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833796
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fde42230-5ba4-0131-4e20-58d385a7b928
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