A LIBRARY TRUNK MADE FOR THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA IN MONOGRAM CANVAS
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A LIBRARY TRUNK MADE FOR THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA IN MONOGRAM CANVAS

LOUIS VUITTON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A LIBRARY TRUNK MADE FOR THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA IN MONOGRAM CANVAS
LOUIS VUITTON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Leather and brass bound, with leather handle to the top and a lock at each end, the interior lined in pale green felt and linen, with one removeable divider and with fittings for two others
10½ x 35 x 13 in. (27 x 89 x 33 cm.)
The lock stamped 'BTE S.G.D.G. PATENT, LOUIS VUITTON, 1 RUE SCRIBE PARIS, 149 NEW BOND STREET LONDON, MADE IN FRANCE', the interior labelled 'SPECIALLY MADE FOR THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA BY LOUIS VUITTON, 149 NEW BOND ST. LONDON' to the linen lining of the lid
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Lot Essay

See LÉONFORTE, Pierre, PUJALET-PLAÀ, Éric, 100 Legendary Trunks Louis Vuitton, New York: Abrams, 2010 pp. 253 for a similar Library Trunk made for The Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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