Vatican: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Folio (16 1/4 x 13 1/4"). , 113, pp (Text), xlii (42) leaves (Plates). Original 3/4 burgundy morocco over salmon cloth, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Publisher's device to title page.
First edition of Morey's remarkable catalogue listing 156 objects in ivory and bone in the Museo Sacro della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.
This work is splendidly illustrated with 42 full-page photographic plates reproduced in photogravure.
Sporadic and moderate rubbing to binding. Text in Italian. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #44488