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first quarter century of the Pierpont Morgan Library

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

first quarter century of the Pierpont Morgan Library

a retrospective exhibition in honor of Belle da Costa Greene.

by Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.

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  • Greene, Belle da Costa,
  • Bibliography -- Early editions and rare books

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    StatementWith a tribute to the library and its first director by Lawrence C. Wroth. New York, April 5 through July 23, 1949.
    ContributionsWroth, Lawrence C. 1884-1970.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. [49] plates (incl. facsims., part col.) port.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17222755M

    The formal name of the buildings remains The Pierpont Morgan Library; the new name is used to define the activities that happen within. The institutional name change—from “The Pierpont Morgan Library” to “The Morgan Library & Museum”—reflects the institution’s renewed commitment to exhibitions, education, and public programs. Rare Books Bibliography First Quarter Century Pierpont Morgan Library Illus Armorial Bookbindings. Armorial Bookbindings Pierpont Morgan Library Rare Book Catalog Very Rare. Very Rare Vintage Beatrix Potter Matted Pierpont Morgan Library Exhibit. Cold Water.

    The city of New York has another institution which receives its name: the Pierpont Morgan Library, a private library in origin which today have public status thanks to his son, John Pierpont Morgan, Jr..; in the birth of this collection, is the Morgan bibliophile who began to acquire books of . John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (Ap – Ma ) was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance on Wall Street throughout the Gilded the head of the banking firm that ultimately became known as J.P. Morgan and Co., he was a driving force behind the wave of industrial consolidation in the United States spanning the late 19th and early 20th mater: University of Göttingen.

    Author of Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese porcelains, Babylonian records in the library of J. Pierpont Morgan, Catalogue des porcelaines françaises de m. J. Pierpont Morgan, Cylinders and other ancient oriental seals in the library of J. Pierpont Morgan, English royal bindings, Catalogue of Racine collection, Catalogue of Corneille collection, A check list of Coptic manuscripts.   If you want to experience a glimpse of the Gilded Age in New York City, visit the Morgan Library & Museum, a historical institution that began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan Author: Elana Lyn Gross.


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First quarter century of the Pierpont Morgan Library by Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The first quarter century of the Pierpont Morgan Library; a retrospective exhibition in honor of Belle da Costa Greene.

Author: Lawrence C Wroth ; Pierpont Morgan Library. Each title had 50 items- hard to select in a rich collection like the Pierpont Morgan Library The period covers the first 50 years that the Morgan had been open to the pubic so books bought before that period are not included.

It was decided to just cover incunabula (books from the origin of printing to /5(1). The first quarter century of the Pierpont Morgan Library; a retrospective exhibition in honor of Belle da Costa Greene. By Pierpont Morgan Library. and Lawrence C. (Lawrence Counselman) Wroth.

Abstract. Mode of access: Internet. French Master Drawings: From the Pierpont Morgan Library [Pierpont Morgan Library, Denison, Cara Dufour] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. French Master Drawings: From the Pierpont Morgan Library Fourteenth Century.

Pages Sixteenth Century pages In fact on a quick count about a quarter of the drawings are /5(3). The Morgan is built on money, JP Morgan's fortune. Morgan's status as a collector is rivalled only as his status as a financier.

He could be described as the man who bankrolled America. He had his finger is almost every pie in the last quarter of the 19th century as the United States rapidly became a global economic power.

The first building constructed to house Morgan's library – the "McKim Building" – was designed in the Classical Revival style by Charles Follen McKim of the noted firm of McKim, Mead & White in Morgan also commissioned a house to be built for his daughter a block away at the same ect: Charles Follen McKim.

A revealing biography of J. Morgan, one of the most powerful and enigmatic financiers in history, from bestselling author Frederick Lewis Allen.

Celebrated as a titan of industry by some and decried as a monopolizing robber baron by others, John Pierpont Morgan was without a doubt a dominant player in American finance at the turn of the twentieth century. Febru to June 7, The Morgan is home to some of the world's finest collections of medieval manuscripts, literary and historical manuscripts, printed books and bindings, letters, and autograph music manuscripts.

In addition to the continuing installation of the first printed book, known as The Gutenberg Bible, a rotating selection of objects from four curatorial departments is always on.

The Pierpont Morgan Library Music and Music-Making in the Renaissance and Middle Ages September 6 - November 6, Northern France, first quarter of the fourteenth century. M, fol. The style of this Bible fragment suggests an origin in nothern France and a date in the first.

Rare Books Bibliography First Quarter Century Pierpont Morgan Library Illus $ + $ ShippingShipping: Free. New York: (The Pierpont Morgan Library), 4to. blue-grey stiff paper wrappers. (3) pages. Review of the Activities and Major Acquisitions of the Library Limited to copies. SincePaul Needham has served as the Curator of the Scheide Collection at the Princeton University Library, before which he worked at Sotheby's and the Pierpont Morgan Library.

He is on faculty at the University of Virginia's Rare Book : Paul Needham. Full Description: "Now recognized as one of the world's greatest treasuries of seminal artistic, literary, musical and historical works, The Pierpont Morgan Library in New York began in the s as the private collection of the legendary American financier for whom it was highly illustrated publication presents the most significant examples of the library's holdings of paintings and art objects, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, printed books.

Pierpont Morgan Library, originally the private library of J. Pierpont Morgan, in made a public institution by his son J. Morgan as a memorial to his father (see Morgan Morgan, American family of financiers and philanthropists.

Junius Spencer Morgan, –90, b. West Springfield, Mass., prospered at investment banking. Pierpont Morgan Notebook. Author: Isaac Newton Source: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, USA Published online: October Additional Information.

Notes on the Electronic Edition. A number of complicated astronomic tables and sequences of equations are omitted from the transcription. In the Morgan restored the interior rooms of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library.

In the Morgan began planning for the exterior restoration by engaging Integrated Conservation Resources (ICR), a firm specializing in the restoration of historic structures, to provide an initial needs assessment of the Library’s condition.

Flowers in books and drawings, ca. by Pierpont Morgan Library and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at His son, John Pierpont Morgan, –, b. Hartford, Conn., built the family fortunes into a colossal financial and industrial empire.

He studied abroad and in entered the New York City banking house of Duncan, Sherman & Company. Three years later he became the New York agent for. Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Morgan Library: An American Masterpiece by Pierpont Morgan Library (38 copies) Art, Identity, and Devotion in Fourteenth Century England: by Kathryn A.

Smith (15 copies) An introduction to the Pierpont Morgan Library by Frederick B. Adams (13 copies) Mr. Morgan and His Architect by Wayne Andrews (5 copies).In the private collection was incorporated by the State of New York as a library for public uses, and the Board of Trustees appointed Greene first director of the Pierpont Morgan Library.

[1] Contents.The library director led a tour of portions of turn-of-the-century financier Pierpont Morgan’s original library as well as some of the collections currently held and open to the public.