Hill’s Corpus of Renaissance Medals

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Hill’s Corpus of Renaissance Medals
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Hill, George Francis. A CORPUS OF ITALIAN MEDALS OF THE RENAISSANCE BEFORE CELLINI. TEXT & PLATES. London: British Museum, 1930. Two volumes. Folio, original matching tan cloth, gilt. xvii, (1), 371, (1); vii, (1) pages; titles printed in red and black; 1333 extremely detailed descriptions; text figures, two occupying a full-page plate in the text; 201 superb plates of medals. Moderate binding wear and spotting to endpapers. Very good or better, contents near fine. The magnificent original edition of this classic and still most important work, covering in great detail “the known varieties of medals produced by Italian artists from 1390 to about 1530.” A monumental achievement. Clain-Stefanelli 14287*. Grierson 256.