White (Virginia V.), compiler; Marquand (Eleanor Cross), 1873-1950, introduction
Pierpont Morgan Library (New York)

Flowers of ten centuries (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 28 April-26 July, 15 September-15 November 1947)

New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947
(24 cm), 70 pp., frontispiece and 11 plates. 187 catalogue entries. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Exhibition of manuscripts, books and drawings from the collection of Mrs J.P. Morgan (née Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925), bequeathed to her two sons Junius S. Morgan and Henry S. Morgan (and passed to the Pierpont Morgan Library in the 1950’s and 1960’s). Item 1 is a manuscript on vellum of Dioscorides in Byzantine Greek (early 10th century). Preface by Mrs Allan Marquand (text of an address delivered 26 April 1947). 500 copies printed. ¶ Fine copy.

£ 5


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