A Rare 1697 Work on Talers

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A Rare 1697 Work on Talers
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Melle, Jacob von. SYLLOGE NUMMORUM EX ARGENTO UNCIALIUM, QUOS VULGÒ IMPERIALES SEU THALEROS APPELLANT. CLASSIS I. UNCIALIS NUMMOS IMPERATORUM & REGUM ROMANORUM, NEC NON SERENISSIMORUM AUSTRIAE ARCHIDUCUM COMPREHENDENS. Prostat Amstelodami apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, & Lubecae apud Petr. Boeckmann, & Jo. Wiedemeyer, Typis Christoph. Gothofr. Venatoris, 1697. 4to [20 by 16 cm], original vellum; hand-lettered [probably later] spine; all page edges speckled red. (16), 197, (3) pages; 73 engravings throughout, illustrating talers of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Old bookseller description affixed to front flyleaf. Near fine. Ex Nelson Thorson, with his bookplate; later in the library of Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli. A most interesting contemporary work on talers, with fine illustrations. Rare: the only copy we have offered in at least 25 years. Brückmann 76. Dekesel M78. Hirsch 85. Lipsius 256.