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Book Description

8vo, 21cm, [xxxii],487,[1]p., untrimmed, A1 blank, title printed in red & black, engraved title vignette of a child offering a coin & woman scattering coins behind, three throughout fldg plates, letterpress tables & occ. text illustration, engraved headpieces & decorative initial letter. Modern quarter calf & marbled-paper boards, ink shelf mark at head of title page & upper pastedown ex-libris bookplate of Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, director & numismatist Patricia Milne-Henderson. Comprehensive illustrated Italian guide to the study of ancient coins with attractive engraved throwout plates and comprehensive chronology. A very good copy (scattered spotting; staining to blank lower margin of two quires; paper flaws with small loss to blank outer edges of two leaves).
Author Monaldini, Giuseppe Antonio. Istituzione Antiquario-Numismatica o sia Introduzione allo Studio delle Antiche Medaglie in due Libri Proposta dall Autore dell' Istituzione Antiquario-Lapidaria.
Date 1772
Publisher In Roma i.e. Rome: A Spese di Venanzio Monaldini Libraro al Corso Nella Stamperia Di Giovanni Zempel,

Price: £120.00

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