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Roman Imperial Coinage, First Editions

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Roman Imperial Coinage, First Editions
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Mattingly, Harold, Edward A. Sydenham, C.H.V. Sutherland and R.A.G. Carson [editors]. THE ROMAN IMPERIAL COINAGE. VOLUMES I-X. London: Spink. First editions. Ten volumes, as issued in thirteen. Publication dates of each volume are as follows: Vol. I, 1923; Vol. II, 1926; Vol. III, 1930; Vol. IV [in three], 1936-49; Vol. V [in two], 1927-33; Vol. VI, 1967; Vol. VII, 1966; Vol. VIII, 1981; Vol. IX, 1951; Vol. X, 1994. 8vo, most volumes in original green cloth, gilt, with jackets where issued; third part of Vol. IV in original card covers; Vol. III bound in later red cloth, gilt. Condition varies, with Vol. V volumes rather worn, but with most earlier volumes very good and later volumes fine. [with] Sutherland, C.H.V. THE ROMAN IMPERIAL COINAGE. VOLUME I. REVISED EDITION. Edited by C.H.V. Sutherland and R.A.G. Carson. London, 1984. 8vo, original green cloth, gilt; jacket. xxii, 304, (2) pages; 32 plates. Fine. [with] Carradice, I.A., and T.V. Buttrey. THE ROMAN IMPERIAL COINAGE. VOLUME II--PART 1. SECOND FULLY REVISED EDITION. FROM AD 69-96, VESPASIAN TO DOMITIAN. London, 2007. 8vo, original green cloth, gilt; jacket. xxiii, (1), 404 pages; 160 plates. Fine. A complete set of first editions of this ten-volume standard reference, including the revised editions of the first volume and first part of the second (all published). The best overall work covering the entire range of the coinage of the Roman Empire. The plates in these first editions are considerably better than those found in the later reprints. Clain-Stefanelli 4056*. Grierson 75. Kroh 70 (five stars): "covers the period 28 BC to 395 AD and it is the current standard reference used by all. This is definitely essential for all collectors." Vol. I ex John C.S. Rashleigh. Vol. II ex Wigan Free Public Library. Vol. IV ex Joel L. Malter.