NamesSpencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)
Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer
Les contes drolatiques, colligez ez abbayes de Touraine et mis en Les lumière par le sieur de Balzac pour l'ésbattement des Pantagruelistes et non aultres
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1909
Library locationsSpencer CollectionShelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1855
Genresbindings (gathered matter components)Book covers
NotesContent: Bookplates of W.A. Spencer and the Bibliothèque de Paul de Saint-Victor.Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1909, of black crushed levant morocco. Sides surrounded by a three-line fillet tooled in blind, enclosing an inlaid panel of gutta percha; front panel embossed with an oak leaf scroll intertwined at the top with a ribbon lettered: Une drachme de joyeulsetez; pendant from the scroll, a shield stamped with a figure from the vignette on the title-page; back panel embossed with a vine and clusters of grapes. Doublé with red morocco, gilt. Center panel plain, within a border of conventionalized oak leaves inlaid in black, and surrounded by an inlaid frame of black morocco with an inner and outer fillet in gilt. Black lettered in blind. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of black figured silk. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPA1200039-BNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16833044Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d232e650-c5c6-012f-476a-58d385a7bc34
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