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Title
Front cover
Names
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Collection

Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Les princesses

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1904+
Topics
Bookbinding
Genres
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book covers
Physical Description
Binding, by Joly fils, 1908, of black crushed levant morocco. Sides within a frame of two double fillets. At the center, an ornamental circle within a wreath, and at the corners quadrants of the same design; the intervening space divided into compartments of irregular size and shape, four filled with dots, and the remainder tooled with branches of foliage and small ornaments. Doublé with red morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a frame of fillets and tooled with a Grolieresque pattern; the interspaces part stippled and part plain. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over marbled and lining of red silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16832929
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8e6c4e0-c5c6-012f-703d-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
  • 1908: Created
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908). Front cover Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3f85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Front cover