NamesSpencer, William Augustus, 1855-1912 (Donor)Mercier, Emile (1855-1910) (Binder)Coignet, Jean-Roch (1776-1860) (Author)
Books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer
Les cahiers du capitaine Coignet (1776-1850).
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1897Date Issued: 1888Place: ParisPublisher: Hachette et Cie.
Library locationsSpencer Collection
Genresbindings (gathered matter components)Book covers
NotesContent: Binding, by Mercier, 1897, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with a frame of green morocco tooled in gilt and surrounded by fillets of five lines; corners square, with floriated armorial ornaments of different design on dark green morocco tooled in gilt and surrounded by fillets of octofoil inlaid in the same way. Doublé with brown morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a deep ornamental border, the design inlaid in leather of six different colors; the whole within a border of three inlaid fillets, the outer and inner of ochre, and the center of green morocco tooled with a Greek fret. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark green grosgrain silk. In loose leather protective cover, lettered, inlaid in colors, and inserted in slip case. Exhibited by Mercier at the Exposition universelle, Paris, 1900.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPA1200105-BUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c421fc0-c5c7-012f-2e27-58d385a7bc34
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