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Title
Spine
Names
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)
Coignet, Jean-Roch (1776-1860) (Author)
Collection

Bookbindings: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Les cahiers du capitaine Coignet (1776-1850).

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1897
Date Issued: 1888
Place: Paris
Publisher: Hachette et Cie.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Topics
Bookbinding
Genres
bindings
Book covers
Notes
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1897, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with a frame of green morocco tooled in gilt and surrounded by fillets of five lines; corners square, with floriated armorial ornaments of different design on dark green morocco tooled in gilt and surrounded by fillets of octofoil inlaid in the same way. Doublé with brown morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a deep ornamental border, the design inlaid in leather of six different colors; the whole within a border of three inlaid fillets, the outer and inner of ochre, and the center of green morocco tooled with a Greek fret. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark green grosgrain silk. In loose leather protective cover, lettered, inlaid in colors, and inserted in slip case. Exhibited by Mercier at the Exposition universelle, Paris, 1900.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPA1200105-B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2de225a0-c5c7-012f-0ef8-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1897: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1888. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-434b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-434b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1888). Spine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-434b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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