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Title
Front cover
Names
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)
Coppée, François (1842-1908) (Author)
Collection

Bookbinding: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Le passant : comédie en vn acte en vers.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Magnier
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Topics
Bookbinding
Genres
bindings
Book covers
Notes
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1908, of white crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with an arabesque border enclosing a diamond-shaped center ornament of the same design, both inlaid in leather of six different colors; the whole within a frame of three fillets. Doublé with light blue morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel tooled with a repeat pattern of plain and floriated fleurs-de-lis within oval frames of two sizes, and enclosed by an inlaid border of light brown. Back lettered and inlaid in colors. With gilt edges and lining of white watered silk. In blue morocco box lined with old rose plush.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPA1200162-B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2e79f9b0-c5c7-012f-02df-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
  • 1908: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f9e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f9e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908 - 1897). Front cover Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f9e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover