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Raoul-Rochette on Greek Coin Engravers

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Raoul-Rochette on Greek Coin Engravers
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Raoul-Rochette, (Désiré). LETTRE À M. LE DUC DE LUYNES SUR LES GRAVEURS DES MONNAIES GRECQUES. Paris, 1831. 4to, original printed wraps. (4), 49, (1) pages; title page with engraved coin image; text engraving; 4 well-engraved plates of coins. Near fine. A remarkably clean copy, with vibrant, clean plates free from the spotting usually encountered. Quite scarce. "One of the most learned and prolific archaeologists of the first half of the nineteenth century, Désiré Raoul Rochette (1790-1854), succeeded Millin as Keeper of the Cabinet des Médailles in 1818."ÑBabelon, 139. Leitzmann 112.