With Remarkable Embossed Foil Facsimiles of Ancient Coins

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With Remarkable Embossed Foil Facsimiles of Ancient Coins
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Humphreys, Henry Noel. ANCIENT COINS AND MEDALS: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF COINING MONEY IN GREECE AND HER COLONIES... First edition. London: Grant and Griffith, 1850. Thick 8vo, original intricately blindstamped full brown sheep, gilt; all extremities neatly reinforced with fabric tape; new endpapers; all page edges red. (4), iv, 208, (2) pages; ... 10 remarkable embossed plates comprising gold, silver and copper or bronze foil coin facsimiles in full relief, each with a facing leaf of descriptive text. Text a bit foxed, as always. Some oxidation to most of the coin plates, as usually seen. See catalogue for full description.