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Cuperi's 1670 Observationum

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Cuperi's 1670 Observationum
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Cuperi, Gisberti. OBSERVATIONUM LIBRI TRES. IN QUIBUS MULTI AUCTORUM LOCI, QUA EXPLICANTUR, QUA EMENDANTUR, VARII RITUS ERUUNTUR, & NUMMI ELEGANTISSIMI ILLUSTRANTUR. Ultrajecti: Apud Petrum Elzevier, 1670. 8vo [16 by 10 cm], contemporary overlapping vellum. Engraved title; (3), 355, (5) pages; several engraved numismatic illustrations throughout the text. Fine. A fine copy of this very scarce work, the first we have offered in at least 25 years. Babelon notes that the author, whose name is spelled in a variety of ways throughout the literature, also published a numismatic work on medals depicting elephants in 1719 (pages 112-113). Banduri 70. Dekesel C325 (under Cuyper). Hirsch 29. Lipsius 93. Struvius 89-90. Van Damme sale lot 1339 (misdated 1676).