Ancient Greek coins de Saulcy numismatics 1845 French rare book platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Numismatics M. de Saulcy- Coin collecting- ancient coinage- illustrated French Institute Royale book.- recherches sur la numismatique punique- monnaies de cossura et d' ebusus.
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Memoires de l'Institut Royal de France Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Tome Quinzieme.
1845, Paris, Imprimerie Royale.
pp.437. Original lettered paper spine title label. Total five plates, one lithographed, four engraved or etched. Two plates of numismatic interest depicting ancient coins.
In the original blue plain paper wraps as issued by the binder/ printer. Beautiful hand-made French paper, wide margins, deckled edges untrimmed, many folding sheets still joined at top and unopened as issued. Original paper spine title label.
Rare mid-19th century numismatic and archaeological discovery publication. With plates showing ancient coins, includes articles relating to topics such as ancient coinage, Arabia, Ophir, St. Louis' life, Museum of Rouen sculptural stone arts, ancient Greece & Hebrew languages, etc..
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.