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Front cover.
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)
Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) (Author)

Bookbinding: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Notre-Dame de Paris.

Volume 2.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1906
Date Issued: 1889
Place: Paris
Publisher: E. Testard et Cie.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Mercier, 1906, of dark red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with a Gothic frame in leather of seven different colors, the fillets forming compartments enclosing a repeat border, with blue and orange the predominating tones. Doublé with maroon morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within ten fillets in gilt and two in blind enclosing a scroll work border of small tools; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back lettered and inlaid in colors. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of maroon grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective covers, tooled, lettered, inlaid in colors, and inserted in slip cases.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e43826a0-c5c7-012f-a996-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1906: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906 - 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c337-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c337-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1906 - 1889). Front cover. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c337-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover.