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Dewerdeck’s Monumental Silesia Numismatica

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Dewerdeck’s Monumental Silesia Numismatica
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Dewerdeck, Gottfried. SILESIA NUMISMATICA, ODER EINLEITUNG ZU DEM SCHLESISCHEN MÜNTZ-CABINET, IN WELCHEM BISS 368. THEILS SEHR ALTE RARE UND SCHÖNE / IM LANDE VERFERTIGTE MÜNTZEN DURCH ACCURATE KUPFFER GEWEISEN / UMBSTÄNDLICH ERKLÄRET UND DABEY VIELE IN DER SCHLESISCHEN HISTORIE BEGANGENE FEHLER DEUTLICH ENTDECKET WERDEN. Jauer: Gedruckt bey Johann Gottfried Webern, 1711. 4to [21 by 17.5 cm], contemporary vellum over sturdy boards; decorative speckled page edges. 852, (78) pages; woodcut initials and tailpieces; text figures; 42 different finely engraved plates of coins and medals numbered 1-38 and 38-41, a few oversize and folded. Minor text browning. A couple professional repairs to the title page margin and following leaf’s lower corner, not affecting text; small corner clip to title, not affecting text. Near fine. A nice example of this comprehensive, monumental work. Rarely offered. A theologian and noted numismatist, Dewerdeck (1675-1726), was the first to publish a study on Silesian coins and medals. Lipsius 99. From the library of Anders Frösell.