The Very Scarce First Edition of Patin's Thesaurus Numismatum

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The Very Scarce First Edition of Patin's Thesaurus Numismatum
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Patin, Charles. THESAURUS NUMISMATUM. E MUSAEO CAROLI PATINI, DOCTORIS MEDICI PARISIENSIS. (Amsterdam): Sumptibus Autoris, 1672. 4to, contemporary full brown calf; sides bordered in blind; spine with four raised bands. Superbly engraved portrait of the author by I.H. Boeclerus after a painting by T. Roos; (12), 219 [48-49 used twice, as always], (1) pages; finely engraved title vignette with an astronomical motif; finely engraved dedication device and headpieces; woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials; numerous textual woodcut engravings of ancient coins and inscriptions throughout. Binding worn, but sound; intermittent staining mostly relegated to margins; some foxing; very good or so. See catalogue for full description.