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Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Catholic Church (Author)
Capé, Charles-François (1806-1867) (Binder)

Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Le livre d'heures de la reine Anne de Bretagne.

Volume 1.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1861 - 1867
Date Issued: 1861
Place: Paris
Publisher: L. Curmer
Library locations
Spencer Collection
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Capé, of brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames inlaid in black, each surrounded by two fillets in gilt. In the center, the arms of Anne of Brittany tooled in gilt and inlaid in leather of five different colors. Doublé with dark green watered silk within a border of small tools. Backs inlaid and lettered in gilt. With lining of dark green watered silk and gilt edges, those of v. 1 tooled, with the letter L painted in red at the top and bottom, and the letter A in red, black, and white on the front. In loose leather protective covers, lettered in gilt, and inserted in slip cases.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 183a8440-c5c7-012f-607a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1861: Created
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f97-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f97-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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