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    Sale 2419 | Lot 153
    Price Realized: $5,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2419 Lot 153

      (CHINESE CERAMICS.) Morgan, John Pierpont. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains. 2 volumes. 158 chromolithographed plates with lettered tissue guards; 52 full-page diagrams of display case contents. Half-titles. 8vo, contemporary green morocco gilt unevenly faded to brown, joints rubbed and starting, foot of Vol. 2 repaired, tips rubbed; top edges trimmed and gilt, green silk doublures, endleaves of green morocco in first volume and green silk in the second; scattered foxing, mostly to Vol. 1 preliminaries and text leaves; mounted compliments card of the J. Pierpont Morgan Library in Vol. 2; decoratively gilt-stamped faux morocco backed chemise and linen slipcase. New York, 1904-11

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

      first edition. one of 250 unnumbered sets. Among the most beautifully printed books on Chinese ceramics. Printed by Robert Grier Cooke and Frederic Fairchild Sherman. With historical text and notes by William M. Laffan, Stephen W. Bushnell and Thomas B. Clarke.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,500