First [and SECOND] Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library.
by [Pierpont Morgan Library] ADAMS, Frederick B. (editor).
New York:: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1950-51., 1950. [Titles differ slightly]. 2 volumes [vols. 1 & 2]. 8vo. 68; 69,  pp. Illustrations in color and black and white, plates, tipped-in plates. Navy blue and maroon gilt-stamped cloth. Occidental bookplates; some library markings, rear pockets. Fine copies. LIMITED EDITIONS of 300 or 350 copies; the first report was issued in a limited printing of 300 copies, the second annual was printed in an edition of 350 copies. The first annual report features some watercolors drawings of William Blake. The second annual report features The Seitenstetten Missal, the Bohemian Bible, Suke William's Thomas Aquinas, A Fouquet Book of Hours, the Hours of Don Alfonzo of Castile, The Fairfax Murray collection, Gilbert & Sullivan, etc. Each issue celebrates the finest acquisitions of the year, including illuminated manuscripts, early printed books, later printed books, historical bindings, autograph manuscripts and letters, original drawings.
(Inventory #: B2979)
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