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Collection de Luynes

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:900.00 USD Estimated At:1,200.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Collection de Luynes
SOLD
900.00USDto f***r+ (162.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 12:38UTC-5 : EST/CDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Babelon, Jean. CATALOGUE DE LA COLLECTION DE LUYNES. MONNAIES GRECQUES: I: ITALIE ET SICILE. II: GRÈCE CONTINENTALE ET ILES. III: ASIE MINEURE ET PHÉNICIE. IV: SYRIE, ÉGYPTE, CYRÉNAÏQUE, MAURÉTANIE, ZEUGITANE, NUMIDIE. First edition. Jules Florange et Louis Ciani, éditeurs. Paris, 1924-36. Four text volumes and four plate volumes, complete. Small 4to, original printed card covers with separate original printed plate portfolios. Frontispiece portrait; xi, (3), 292; (4), 171, (1), (4); (4), 177, (1), (4); (4), 146, (4) pages; 154 fine plates of coins. A few volumes are ex library copies, with occasional stamps to covers, but few other markings. First text volume with worn spine, in need of binding. Rest generally near fine. A most important collection, belonging to the noted numismatist Honoré-Théodore-Paul-Joseph, d'Albert, duc de Luynes. Clain-Stefanelli 1883*. Daehn 1756. Grierson 57. Kroh 12. A 1935 Alfred Page numismatic book catalogue: "Catalogue d'une des plus belles collections de monnaies de la Bibliothèque nationale. -- Cet ouvrage, richement édité, est complet en quatre volumes pour la partie 'Monnaies grecques.'"