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Front cover
Spencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)
Chevigné, Louis Marie Joseph le Riche, comte de (1793-1876) (Author)
Marius Michel, M. (1846-1925) (Binder)

Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Les contes rémois.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907
Date Issued: 1858
Place: Paris
Publisher: Lévy frères
Library locations
Spencer Collection
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book covers
Content: Binding, by Marius Michel, 1907, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a frame of two double fillets, the corners left open, tooled with a floriated harp, and inlaid with a yellow rose; the interspaces tooled with branches of leaves and buds. Doublé with ochre morocco inlaid with a Grolieresque pattern in blue, the interspaces filled with delicate branches of leaves and flowers tooled in gilt and inlaid in red, yellow, white, and green. Back tooled, inlaid, and lettered in gilt. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers and lining of dark gray-brown grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15c978d0-c5c7-012f-4860-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1907: Created (Approximate)
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907 - 1858.

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Front cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 9, 2020.

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Front cover