Coin Collecting ancient Numismatics 1848 rare illustrated French Institute NationalBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Numismatics- Coin collecting- ancient coinage- illustrated French Institute Royale book.
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Memoires de l'Institut Royal de France Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Tome Dix-Septieme. 1848, Paris, Imprimerie Royale.
pp.404. Six engraved plates, two color lithographed folding plates all bound at rear.
Rare mid-19th century numismatic and archaeological discovery publication. With plates showing ancient coins, includes findings relating to Ancient Asia, Greece & Etruscans as well as Assyrians and Phoenicia.
In the original blue plain paper wraps as issued by the binder/ printer. Deckled edges, untrimmed, many folding sheets still joined and unopened as issued. Original paper spine title label.
Light minor scattered foxing, dustiness and signs of handling, surviving nearly as issued. Any age flaws are relatively minor and easy to forgive or overlook.
Book measures: 11" H X 9" W.