The Very Rare Carlos de Beistegui Collection

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The Very Rare Carlos de Beistegui Collection
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This item SOLD at 2016 Jan 09 @ 12:59UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Beistegui, Carlos de. LA COLLECTION DE MONNAIES ET MÉDAILLES DE M. CARLOS DE BEISTEGUI. Paris: Les Beaux-Arts, Édition d’Études et de Documents, Exemplaire imprimé spécialement pour M. Robert DORÉ, (1933-34). 4to, loose signatures and plates, as issued. xii, 110, (2) pages; title printed in red and black; 1226 descriptions of coins and medals, the great majority depicted on the 64 very fine plates. Housed in recent clamshell box of tan linen, lettered in brown; original box, quite worn, included; contents fine or very nearly so. One of only “80 exemplaires hors commerce” reserved for friends of Carlos de Beistegui, this copy was presented to Robert Doré. The original edition of the catalogue of this remarkable collection, part of the Cabinet des Médailles at the Bibliothèque Nationale. Predominently comprised of superb gold coins from ancient to modern times and especially rich in important French coins. Label of Nigrotti Gian Battista on inside front portfolio cover. The Jameson example sold for $7500 hammer at our 2014 sale of the Herb Kreindler library. It had also had a new box made for it, as the originals tend to become spotted and worn. Clain-Stefanelli 16534.