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Gruel, Léon (1841-1923) (Binder)
Bastide, Jean-François de (1724-1798) (Author)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

La petite maison.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1905
Place: Paris
Publisher: H. Lerclerc
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Spencer Collection
Content: Binding, by Gruel, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within ornate borders of small tools, fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame tooled with three-line fillets forming a diaper of diamond-shaped lozenges alternately inlaid in olive green and each stamped with a small tool. Doublé with green morocco. Center panel tooled with a repeat pattern of small flowers and enclosed by six fillets. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of blue grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dd5d0970-c5c6-012f-a704-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1841: Creator Born
  • 1905: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1905). Front cover Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Front cover