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CATALOGUE OF THE MORGAN COLLECTION OF CHINESE PORCELAINS
New York 1910, Metropolitan Museum. Half vellum over boards, leather label, 193p., 77 b. w. photos, plates, 14 tables and figures,15 graphic tables, 1104 items, vellum corners,clean! SECOND & BEST EDITION, LIMITED TO 750 ONLY COPIES. R A R E ! Co-author: William M. Laffan. With historical essay and list of artists and seals. * Per the text: "The purpose of the present catalogue is to afford to those interested in the subject of Chinese porcelain an opportunity to study the objects exhibited in the Morgan Collection in the light of the latest knowledge that is to be had on the subject. The collection is the most comprehensive that is known, and it has been described as succinctly and lucidly as appeared possible, and without any technicalities that could be avoided." * This work has remained an important and valuable pictorial reference for period Chinese porcelains for over 100 years. *** LIMITED EDITION: The work has been issued in a LIMITED EDITION,in both the first and second editions. The book is always rare. *** THE VELLUM BOUND EDITION: This is a lovely copy, bound with hand-made paper covers over boards, and the exceptionally clean and bright vellum spine and four corners also in vellum. The spine has a brown label with gold lettering. The binding is tight, solid and without any issues. The top edge is in red. *** .
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