The First Installment of the Honorius Arigoni Collection

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The First Installment of the Honorius Arigoni Collection
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Arigoni, Honorius. NUMISMATA QUÆDAM CUIUSCUNQUE FORMÆ, ET METALLI MUSEI HONORII ARIGONI VENETI AD USUM JUVENTUTIS REI NUMMARIÆ STUDIOSÆ. Tarvisii: Sumptibus Auctoris Apud Eusebium Bergamum, 1741. Folio [33 by 24 cm], contemporary full brown calf, boards impressed in gilt with the arms of the Bibliotheca Bunauiana; spine with six raised bands, decorated in gilt; spine label lacking, with title impressed in blind; marbled endpapers. 18, (2), (2), (2), (2), (2), (2), (6), (4), (2) pages; 119 engraved plates of coins numbered XXI + XII + XXIII + VIII + XII + XV + XIII + XV. Binding rubbed, with rear board loosening and front detached but present. Very good or so. The Count Heinrich von Bünau copy, in his armorial binding. The first of four volumes published over a period of 18 years. Rare: the first copy we have offered in decades. Babelon 113-114. Dekesel A140. Hirsch 5. Lipsius 15. Mommsen/Blacas cxvii: “C’est un des meilleurs à consulter sur le poids des pièces coulées.” Ex RBW Library.