A Well-Preserved First Edition Set of Hoffmeister on Hesse

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A Well-Preserved First Edition Set of Hoffmeister on Hesse
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Hoffmeister, Jacob Christoph Carl. HISTORISCH-KRITISCHE BESCHREIBUNG ALLER BIS JETZT BEKANNT GEWORDENEN HESSISCHEN MÜNZEN, MEDAILLEN UND MARKEN IN GENEALOGISCH-CHRONOLOGISHER FOLGE. ERSTER-DRITTER BAND. Cassel and Paris, 1857; Cassel, 1866. First editions. Three volumes complete. 4to, contemporary light brown quarter diced russia and mottled boards; spines with four raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt; silk markers; pink endpapers. Lithographic title; (8), 534, (2); (8), 567, (1); 219, (1) pages; 9 lithographic plates, 8 of them depicting coins. Lightly rubbed, but a near fine set. The very rare original edition of this great classic work, in an attractive contemporary binding. The 1862-80 Zweite Auflage, including a revised third/fourth volume, is more frequently encountered. Clain-Stefanelli 9381*. Grierson 150.