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Thesaurus Numismatum - Caroli Patini - 1672

Books - Numismatic

LOT 326

GBP (£) 100 - 150
EUR (€) 110 - 170
USD ($) 130 - 200
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £414


'Thesaurus Numismatum e Musaeo Caroli Patini Doctoris Medici Parisiensis' by Caroli (Charles) Patini, Amsterdam, 1672. Fine engraved portrait fp (with salutation by I. H. Boeclerus), title, dedication, preface, 220 pages (text in Latin) with numerous engraved illustrations of Roman coins throughout and engraved headers to chapter pages, 19th century full calf, five ribs, covers with gilt panel. 4to. Scarce. 255 x 190mm.

Light browning, small paper tear to p. 156. Binding with some abrasion to calf, minor hinge splits and spine wear. Two old ink ownership inscriptions. Generally a very good and tight copy.

Ex Bonhams Printed Books 5156, June 1991, lot 179 (with original Bonhams invoice and lot 179 description extracted from catalogue).

The frontispiece a wonderful depiction of a 17th century numismatist, with his books, coin cabinet and curios.

Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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