[Ce cochin de Morin].

Record ID: 
181875
Accession number: 
MS W.10
Title: 
[Ce cochin de Morin].
Created: 
1896.
Binding: 
Full crimson levant morocco, gilt fillet paneling on spine, stamped: GUY DE MAUPASSANT CE COCHON DE MORIN PARIS 1896; gilt tooled framework of rectangularly interlaced triple fillet strapwork, doublures of white vellum with gilt tooled fillet frame ornaments with vine leaves, gilt edges, by Lortic, in a morocco edged slipcase of marbled paper.
Credit: 
Gift of Julia Parker Wightman, April, 1993.
Description: 
24 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 186 x 123 mm
Provenance: 
Sarah Gildersleeve Fife Memorial Library, Hroswitha Club (bookplate on first vellum flyleaf recto); dealer's catalogue description, lot 97, pasted on first vellum flyleaf verso; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman at the Hroswitha sale in 1975; JPW 7768; given in Apr. 1993.
Notes: 

Ms. Ce cochon de morin; written and illuminated in Paris, France, in 1896 (dated on title page M.D.CCC.XCVI).
Scribe: Victor Bouton at the age of 77; colophon on fol. 23v: Victor Bouton scripsit a.o. suae aetatis lxxvii.
Decoration: 1 decorated title page (fol. I), 1 small rectangular watercolor depicting lovers kissing, all text pages framed within a red rectangle with a gold star at each corner.

Script: 
italic.
Language: 
In French;
Century: 
Classification: