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Shelfmark c152g4
Held by BL
Author Cottin, Sophie
Title Elisabeth ou les Exiles de Siberie.
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication [c.1840]
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Binding Image :

Upper cover

Shelfmark c152g4
Upper cover
Country France
Period 19c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold
Style/Type Pictorial; Pot of flowers motif
Edges
Bookbinder Adam
Ownership mark
Reference See Julien Flety, Dictionnaire des reliures francais ayant exerce de 1800 a nos jours, 1988.
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. Macchi states; second quarter century, Paris, bound by Adam. A binder of this name worked in 1827 at rue Bleue 27, when he received an honourable mention at the Paris Exhibition for his "mobile" bindings (C. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p. 19).



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