CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION
Les Laboureurs: poême tiré de Jocelyn; reproduit en caractères tissés avec licence des propriétaires éditeurs
Lamartine, Alphonse de, 1790-1869
French poetry - 19th century
Pages of the book are woven entirely in silver and black silk thread using the Jacquard loom method. This volume "represents the very first book created by an automated machine, with hundreds of thousands of programmed operations generated by highly complex algorithms through the use of punch cards" -- Jonathan Hill Bookseller catalog
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
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15 x 13 cm
Original Item Location:
France - Lyon
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Title translation from French: "The Plowmen: poem taken from Jocelyn; reproduced in woven characters with license from the publishers."
Binding Info: Original janseniste binding in brown morocco. Gold-tooled lines along board edges and along interior pastedowns.Gold-tooled titling on spine. Doublures in blue-green silk with gold ornamentation. Paste-down doublure has additional gold fill at center. Gilt edges on top and bottom of pages. Original slipcase in brown leather with marbled brown and tan paper on front and back.