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Front endpaper
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Boileau Despréaux, Nicolas (1636-1711) (Author)
Joly, Robert (1878-1934) (Binder)

Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Oeuvres poétiques de Boileau-Despréaux.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910
Date Issued: 1889
Place: Paris
Publisher: Hachette et Cie.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Joly fils, 1910, of dark brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a broad ornamental gilt boarder, with fleurons of thistles inlaid at the corners. Doublé with dark green morocco. Center panel within a border of three three-line fillets interlacing in a Grolieresque pattern; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, lettered and inlaid, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fda5ceb0-c5c6-012f-5148-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1910: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front endpaper" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910 - 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front endpaper" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910 - 1889). Front endpaper Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front endpaper