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Rare Coinage / Numismatics Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Collectors of rare coins and currency will love the rare books about coinage and numismatics section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. No rare coin or currency collection is complete with some antique and rare books about coinage and numismatics. Many of the first edition or signed books on coinage and numismatics are not written in English, so be sure to check the listings for details. However, many of the rare and antique books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature beautiful bindings and ornate illustrations.


Crestline: George Frederick Kolbe, 2007. New. Large 8vo, brown full morocco, leather spine label, gilt, cloth clamshell box. 351, (1) pages; 57 color plates and an original engraving for J.F. Loubat's "The Medallic History of the United States.&...

From Kolbe & Fanning



Numismata imperatorum Augustarum et Caesarum, à Populis Romanae ditionis Graece loquentibus ex omni modulo percussa: Quibus Urbium Nomina, Dignitates, Praerogativae, Societates, Epochae, Numina, Illustres, Magistratus, Festa, Ludi, Certamina, et alia plurima ad eas spectantia consignantur. by Vaillant, Joannem [Jean]

Paris, Andreae Cramoisy, 1698.. Crown quarto (250 x 195mm). Pp. (xiv), 486, (4). Woodcut device to title, decorative initials, and tail-pieces. Hardcover, handsomely bound in recent quarter sheep and marbled boards, spine with raised bands, blind-stamped...

From Librarium of The Hague


Nummi antiqui familiarumromanarum, perpetuis interpretationibus illustrati.volumen primum (et secundum) by Vaillant Joannem

Amstelaedami: G. Gallet. [Figurato - Numismatica] (cm.32,6) vol. 2 bella piena pergamena originale, tagli marmorizzati. -cc.12nn., pp.536 +78 tavv.f.t.; pp.576 +tavv. da 79 a 152 + cc.24 nn di index. Frontis rosso e nero con incisione, bella antiporta fig...

From Libri antichi e rari Francesco e Claudia


Vitae Imperatorum Caesarumque Rom. Orient. et Occid. Uxorum & Liberorum eorundem, Item Tyran. qui Romanum Imper. occupare diversis temporibus conati sunt, à Caio Iulio Caesare, primo Roman by Strada, Octavius de, à Rosberg, the Elder

Frankfurt am Main: Eberhard Kiefer [Eberhard Kieser], 1629. Hardcover. Very Good -. Title continued: "Monarchia usq; ad Invictiss. D.D. Ferdinandum II. Roman. Imper. & annum Christi M.DC.XXIX. una cum eorum effigiebus & Symbolis ex probatis...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


A Rare 3 Page TLS Letter from John A. Klemann, the Organizer of the International Philatellic Exhibition of 1926 Held at the Grand Central Place. With Catalogue by Klemann, John A

New York: Association for Stamp Exhibitions, 1926. First Edition. Soft Cover. Quarto. 287pp. The letter details everything that went into the preparation of the catalogue which the recipient of the letter had assisted although he had been unable to atte...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


The Connexion of the Roman,Saxon,and English Coins,Deduced From Observations on the Saxon Weights and Money by Clark, William

London. William Boyer. 1767. Bound in full, silver gilt tiled modern faux morocco. Siver gilt titles and date to spine. Thick 4to. 8.5" x 11". The First Edition. Illustrated by examples of coinage en texte, tables, etc. This learned and ingenio...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


Nummus Aereus Veterum Christianorum Commentario In Duas Partes Distributo Explicatus Prodit Nunc Primum Ex Museo Victorio Adjectis Sacris aliquibus Monimentis. by Vettori, Francesco

Vettori, Francesco. Nummus Aereus Veterum Christianorum Commentario In Duas Partes Distributo Explicatus Prodit Nunc Primum Ex Museo Victorio Adjectis Sacris aliquibus Monimentis. Romae: Typis Zempelianis. MDCCXXXVII. [1737]. Colophon reads as: Excudebat ...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB


Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae. by Morellius Helvetus, Andreas [André Morell; Helvetio Bernas]

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 a...

From Librarium of The Hague


The Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins= Zhong guo huo bi by Zhang, Huixin (Jang Huey Shinn)

Taibei Xian Zhonghe Shi: Zhang Hitin. Octavo. 560p. Chinese text. Subtitle on cover continues: silver, gold, nickel and aluminum=ying, jin, nie lü pian. A classic work expanded over its predecessors (includes advertisements p. 537-558). Hundreds of ...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB



Terryville Conn.: Eagle Lock Co.. Good+. 1959. Hardcover. Red cloth decorated with gilt. Some edge wear with a small cloth tear on top edge. Text is tight, clean & intact. Pictorial frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout with some color ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Elements of the Art of Assaying Metals in Two Parts by John Andrew Cramer

L. Davis and C. Reymers, London, England, 1764. Second Edition. Hardcover. Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. Pages are generally clean, but a couple of the margins were used as a place to record IOU's from the original owner. Pages have some water d...

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