The History of the History of Ming Porcelain is a 15 page (plus 16 plates) 8.5 x11 hardcover written by John Alexander Pope and published by the Oriental Ceramic Society in London in 1972. It was printed in a limited edition of 1225. The text is taken from a lecture given on June 9th 1971 on the occasion of the first presentation of the Hills Gold Medal awarded for outstanding contributions to the study of the arts of the East. Here Pope discusses European efforts to establish the history of Ming-era porcelain. There are 16 pages of black and white photographs depicting Ming ceramics.The book is in good condition with no dust jacket. The maroon cloth cover has light wear bumped corners. The only interior mark is an old price in pencil on the bfep. The binding is firm.Please see our other items where more Oriental Ceramic Society publications may still be available.