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Original Plates from the Traité

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Original Plates from the Traité
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Babelon, Ernest. TRAITÉ DES MONNAIES GRECQUES ET ROMAINES. TROISIÈME PARTIE: ALBUM DES PLANCES. PLANCES CCLXXI À CCLXXXVI. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1926. Tall 8vo, original printed wraps for Deuxième Partie, Tome Quatrième, Fascicule I (Planches). 16 very fine loose plates of coins. Near fine. Clain-Stefanelli, in Numismatics--An Ancient Science, heaps praise on Babelon and his many authoritative works on Greek numismatics, calling the Traité "his greatest work." The publication of the Traité was complicated, with text and plates being issued in parts over many years. These plates cover Acarnania through Illyria. Clain-Stefanelli 1809*: "An unfinished but monumental work, indispensable for the scholar." Daehn 19. Grierson 52.