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Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae. by  Andreas [André Morell; Helvetio Bernas] Morellius Helvetus - First Edition - from Librarium of The Hague (SKU: 3621)

Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae.

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Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae.

by Morellius Helvetus, Andreas [André Morell; Helvetio Bernas]

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Parisiis, Thomam Moette, 1683.. Crown octavo (190 x 125mm). Pp. (iv), 136. Plus 18 numbered plates, some of which are compound, made up from several copperplates, with about 140 engraved impressions of coins, one impression clipped out, leaving a slice at the adjoining leaf. Beautifully copper-engraved main head-piece, being a small plate in itself. Engraved title vignette, depicting 2 faces of a coin. Woodcut illustrated initials and head-piece to main text. Tear to one leaf with no loss. Hardcover, bound in contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, upper joint split but very firm, gilt decorated compartments, gilt lettering, wear traces but neat, presentable binding. In a very good condition. Clean interior, good strikes of plates. ~ First edition. Collated in accordance with the Dutch Royal Library copy. Printed by Thomas Moette (1659-1710), Paris. The second edition appeared in 1695 (Leipzig, Thomam Fritsch). Andreas Morel [Morell] (1646-1703). Lipsius p. 267. Goldsmith M1403. Provenance: from the private collection of J. B. Vervliet, with his numismatic bookplate.

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Librarium of The Hague NL (NL)
Bookseller Inventory #
3621
Title
Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae.
Author
Morellius Helvetus, Andreas [André Morell; Helvetio Bernas]
Book condition
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Parisiis, Thomam Moette, 1683.
Keywords
Numismatics coin coins mint money currency token piece penning Penningkunde numismatiek munt munten monnayer münzen prägen acunar battere medal médaille Medaillen Geldwesen Roman Empire
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vignette
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calf
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gilt
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spine
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plate
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First Edition
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octavo
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bookplate
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