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Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880) (Author)
Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)

Bookbinding: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1897
Date Issued: 1892
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Ferroud
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1897, of black crushed levant morocco. Sides within a frame of two fillets inlaid respectively in red and yellow. Doublé with brown morocco. Center panel inlaid with a spray of conventionalized lotus flowers in leather of five different colors; in the corners, triangular compartments of plum-colored leather outlined with bands of black; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer; the whole surrounded by a border of plum-colored leather inlaid in black with a Greek fret. Black lettered and inlaid in colors. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of gold-colored satin. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77452e70-c5c7-012f-7399-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1897: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1892). Spine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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