Catalogue of the Collection of Jewels and Precious Works of Art, the Property of J. Pierpont Morgan.
Williamson, George Charles.
1/40. Folio. XXI, , 183, pp. Original gilt-tooled dark green levant morocco with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Green silk moire endpapers. Title page in red and black lettering. Book housed in its original slipcase. This remarkable edition, printed on Japanese vellum, with hand-colored facsimiles, consists of 40 copies, of which this is No. 15. This work contains 94 mounted illustrations and 46 hand-colored plates. The objets d'art depicted include rings, rosaries and rosary beads, reliquaries, necklaces, pendant jewels, silver and niello medallions, portrait medallions, ivory and enamelled caskets, buttons, seals, chalices, cups, perfume bottle, vases, clocks, a cabinet and a chest of drawers. Slipcase, binding and interior in fine condition.
Edition: Limited Luxury edition
Book ID: 32545