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An Early Edition of Jobert

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An Early Edition of Jobert
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(Jobert, Louis). LA SCIENCE DES MEDAILLES, POUR L'INSTRUCTION DE CEUX QUI S'APPLIQUENT À LA CONNOISSANCE DES MEDAILLES ANTIQUES & MODERNES. Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1693. 12mo, contemporary full vellum; spine hand-lettered in ink. Finely engraved frontispiece; (6), 239, (17) pages; title printed in red and black. Minor discoloration. Very good or better. The second edition of this famous introduction to numismatics, the first having appeared in Paris the year before. It served as the most popular general guide to coin collecting until superseded by Pinkerton's Essay on Medals a century later. Rarely encountered. Ex Clain-Stefanelli Library. Dekesel J7. Lipsius 202.