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Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)
France, Anatole (1844-1924) (Author)

Bookbinding: books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Le lys rouge.

Volume 2

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907
Date Issued: 1903
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Romagnol
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Spencer Collection
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1907, of green crushed levant morocco. v. 1 inlaid with leather of ten different colors. Sides adorned with conventionalized leaves, buds, and groups of flowers and surrounded by a frame of three fillets, the two inner apparently passing through loops suspended from the outer. Doublé with light brown morocco. Center panel plain,within a border of conventionalized leaves and flowers inlaid in green and red, and surrounded by a frame inlaid in black and two fillets tooled in gilt; at the side, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of gold colored satin figured in rose. Original covers bound in. v. 2, three quarters binding only. Back inlaid and lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and gilt edges. In loose leather protective covers, lettered, and inserted in slip cases.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 940c0cb0-c5c7-012f-8686-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1907: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907 - 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1bb2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1bb2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1907 - 1903). Back cover Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1bb2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back cover