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Title
Back doublure.
Names
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870 ) (Author)
Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)
Collection

Bookbindings: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

La dame de Monsoreau.

Volume 2.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907
Date Issued: 1903
Place: Paris
Publisher: C. Lévy
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Topics
Bookbinding
Genres
bindings
Book covers
Notes
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1907, of dark blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides surrounded by fillets and a broad Grolieresque border, the interspaces filled with delicate tooling. Doublé with dark blue morocco. Center panel surrounded by two inlaid fillets of grey-blue inclosing an inlaid border of ochre with conventionalized flowers inlaid in rose and green springing alternately from parallel straight stems intertwined with foliage in gilt and passing around the border; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Backs tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of blue grosgrain silk. In loose leather protective covers, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip cases.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPA1200197-B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5049b210-c5c7-012f-8c0c-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
  • 1907: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doublure." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907 - 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c250-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doublure." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c250-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1907 - 1903). Back doublure. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c250-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back doublure.