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The Reprint of Rizzo

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 500.00 USD
The Reprint of Rizzo
SOLD
475.00USDto f***r+ (85.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 13:09UTC-5 : EST/CDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Rizzo, Giulio Emanuele. MONETE GRECHE DELLA SICILIA. Reprint. Bologna: Forni, 1968. Two volumes. Folio, matching original gray-blue cloth, gilt. Frontispiece; vii, (1), 318, (4), xi, (1) pages; titles printed in red and black; maps; illustrated throughout and on 66 plates of coins housed in separate plate folder. Both volumes with tears to cloth at spine; general wear to text; plate folder with discoloring, but contents fine. The Forni reprint of this extraordinary work, not much more frequently encountered than the scarce originals. While the bindings of this set are worn (as often seen), the plates are fine. Clain-Stefanelli 2202*: "Chiefly concerned with the esthetic aspect of the coinage." Daehn 2972. Grierson 63. Kroh 19 (four and a half stars): "a very detailed work that is the most complete and easiest to use."