Les reines de l'aiguille: modistes et couturières. (Étude parisienne)

Collection Data

Courboin, François, 1865-1926 (Illustrator)
Alexandre, Arsène (1859-1937) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1902
Place: Paris
Publisher: T. Belin
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1902
Content: Binding, by Gruel, of white crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of fillets inlaid on olive green, the inner adorned with small flowers in gilt and with semicircular indentations at the corners containing the arms of Paris in gold and silver on a mosaic of blue and red, and small ornaments composed of thimbles, scissors, needles and thread. Doublé with white morocco. Center panel within two fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame of two fillets in gilt interlacing and entwined with delicately tooled foliage and small flowers in gilt and colors. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With gilt edges and lining of green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Content: Bookplate of W. A. Spencer.
Content: Illustrations: 3 vignettes, 15 head-pieces, 5 plates, and 15 tail-pieces, with proofs of all in two states on 74 plates; appended, plate proofs in two states of a design not used. In all, 114 illustrations.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 p.l., 189 p., 1 l., 5 pl., 76 extra pl. 8̕ ; 23.8 x 16.5 x 3.2 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833101
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d448f070-c616-012f-efcd-58d385a7bc34
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