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Front endpaper.

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Front endpaper
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Champs, Victor (1844-1912) (Binder)
Diderot, Denis (1713-1784) (Author)

Bookbinding: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Jacques le fataliste et son maître.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Place: Paris
Publisher: Les Amis des livres
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Champs, of garnet red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a frame of fillets; center panel tooled with branches, leaves, and flowers, straight and curved fillets, and small ornaments inlaid in blue and green. Doublé with sage green morocco. Center panel plain, with branches of foliage in the corners inlaid with a heart shaped ornament in green; the whole surrounded by fillets and a broad border divided into square compartments inlaid with semicircles at the sides and triangles at the corners in green, and adorned with small ornaments tooled in gilt and inlaid in red. Back tooled and lettered. With marbled end papers, gilt top, and lining of maroon watered silk. Inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46a76e70-c5c7-012f-1d30-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1884: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front endpaper" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front endpaper" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884). Front endpaper Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-40e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front endpaper