An Original Set of Habich's Deutschen Schaumünzen

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An Original Set of Habich's Deutschen Schaumünzen
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Habich, Georg, completed by Max Bernhart and Paul Grotemeyer. DIE DEUTSCHEN SCHAUMÜNZEN DES XVI. JAHRHUNDERTS. ERSTER TEIL: DIE DEUTSCHEN SCHAUMÜNZEN DES XVI. JAHRHUNDERTS, GEORDNET NACH MEISTERN UND SCHULEN. München: F. Bruckmann, 1929-1934. Five volumes complete: Erster Band, Erste Hälfte; Erster Band, Zweite Hälfte; Zweiter Band, Erste Hälfte; Zweiter Band, Zweite Hälfte; Registerband. Folio, modern matching green leatherette, gilt. (2), xxxv, (1), 130; (4), (2), xli-lxxvi, 131-262; (4), lxxxi-cxxiv, 263-460; (4), cxxix-cxxxii, 461-557, (1), (2); 48 pages; text illustrations; 334 very fine plates of medals bound in on hinges. A fine set. The rare, superbly illustrated, original edition of Georg Habich's magnum opus on German medals and presentation talers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This absolutely indispensable and superbly illustrated standard reference work defines not only the artistic excellence of German renaissance medals but their historical importance as well. Published with the support of the Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Deutschen Vereins für Kunstwissenschaft. Clain-Stefanelli 14281*. Grierson 263. Modesti 1006.