Numismatics Medals Coins 1899 Dutch de Chaufepie rare work on medals fine platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Les Medailles et Plaquettes Modernes, by Dr. H.J. de Dompierre de Chaufepie.
Published 1899, Harlem by H. Kleinman.
Consists of 6 loosely inserted fascicules (as issued).
Each fasicle c. 20 pages text w/ lovely phototype (similar to rotogravure) numismatic plates protected by original tissue guards. Text in French and Dutch.
Original publisher's portfolio case with cloth ties (now mostly lacking).
Clean and fresh example of this fine and uncommon work on medals by the former director of the Royal Cabinet of Medals in the Hague, Holland.
Any age flaws are minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Books measure: 15 1/2" H X 11 3/4" W.