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Collectors of rare coins and currency will love the rare books about coinage and numismatics section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. No rare coin or currency collection is complete with some antique and rare books about coinage and numismatics. Many of the first edition or signed books on coinage and numismatics are not written in English, so be sure to check the listings for details. However, many of the rare and antique books in the Biblio Rare Book Room feature beautiful bindings and ornate illustrations.


Crestline: George Frederick Kolbe, 2007. New. Large 8vo, brown full morocco, leather spine label, gilt, cloth clamshell box. 351, (1) pages; 57 color plates and an original engraving for J.F. Loubat's "The Medallic History of the United States.&...

From Kolbe & Fanning



FINE WOODCUTS IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED BOARDS: Prima [- secunda] pars promptuarii iconum insigniorum à seculo hominum, subiectis eorum vitis, per compendium ex probatissimis autoribus desumptis by Rouille, Guillaume (c.1518-1589)

Lyon: Lyon: apud Gulielmum Rovillium, 1553. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition, large quarto, two parts on one volume collated complete; (8), 172, (4); 247, (9) pp, with 828 fine woodcut medallion portraits. In original blindstamped f...

From Lyppard Books


A VIEW OF THE SILVER COIN AND COINAGE OF ENGLAND, from the Norman Conquest to the Present Time. Consider’d with Regard to Type, Legend, Sorts, Rarity, Weight, Fineness and Value. by SNELLING, Thomas. 7 volumes bound in one, 88 engraved plates.:

London, printed for T. Snelling, 1762.. SEVEN VOLUMES IN ONE: Silver Coin 1762; Gold Coin from Henry the Third to the present time, 1763; Copper Coin, Including The Leaden, Tin and Laton Tokens made by Tradesmen during the Reigns of Elizabeth and James ...

From Roger Middleton


Numismata imperatorum Augustarum et Caesarum, à Populis Romanae ditionis Graece loquentibus ex omni modulo percussa: Quibus Urbium Nomina, Dignitates, Praerogativae, Societates, Epochae, Numina, Illustres, Magistratus, Festa, Ludi, Certamina, et alia plurima ad eas spectantia consignantur. by Vaillant, Joannem [Jean]

Paris, Andreae Cramoisy, 1698.. Crown quarto (250 x 195mm). Pp. (xiv), 486, (4). Woodcut device to title, decorative initials, and tail-pieces. Hardcover, handsomely bound in recent quarter sheep and marbled boards, spine with raised bands, blind-stamped...

From Librarium of The Hague


Vitae Imperatorum Caesarumque Rom. Orient. et Occid. Uxorum & Liberorum eorundem, Item Tyran. qui Romanum Imper. occupare diversis temporibus conati sunt, à Caio Iulio Caesare, primo Roman by Strada, Octavius de, à Rosberg, the Elder

Frankfurt am Main: Eberhard Kiefer [Eberhard Kieser], 1629. Hardcover. Very Good -. Title continued: "Monarchia usq; ad Invictiss. D.D. Ferdinandum II. Roman. Imper. & annum Christi M.DC.XXIX. una cum eorum effigiebus & Symbolis ex probatis...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


Médailles du règne de Louis XV by GODONNESCHE, Nicolas; FLEURIMONT, G.R

1736 Medals of the Reign of Louis XV FRANCE Numismatics Coins 55 Engravings 'Medailles du Regne de Louis XV' is a fine, 19th-century work of the medals and coins issued during the reign of King Louis XV of France. It features medals in praise of the start...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


A Rare 3 Page TLS Letter from John A. Klemann, the Organizer of the International Philatellic Exhibition of 1926 Held at the Grand Central Place. With Catalogue by Klemann, John A. [Philatellic]

New York: Association for Stamp Exhibitions, 1926. First Edition. Quarto. 287pp. The letter details everything that went into the preparation of the catalogue which the recipient of the letter had assisted although he had been unable to attend. Klemann...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


Nummus Aereus Veterum Christianorum Commentario In Duas Partes Distributo Explicatus Prodit Nunc Primum Ex Museo Victorio Adjectis Sacris aliquibus Monimentis. by Vettori, Francesco

Vettori, Francesco. Nummus Aereus Veterum Christianorum Commentario In Duas Partes Distributo Explicatus Prodit Nunc Primum Ex Museo Victorio Adjectis Sacris aliquibus Monimentis. Romae: Typis Zempelianis. MDCCXXXVII. [1737]. Colophon reads as: Excudebat ...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB


The Connexion of the Roman,Saxon,and English Coins,Deduced From Observations on the Saxon Weights and Money by Clark, William

London. William Boyer. 1767. Bound in full, silver gilt tiled modern faux morocco. Siver gilt titles and date to spine. Thick 4to. 8.5" x 11". The First Edition. Illustrated by examples of coinage en texte, tables, etc. This learned and ingenio...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


MISCELLANEA ERUDITAE ANTIQUITATIS: in quibus marmora, statuae, musiva, toreumata, gemmae, numismata, Grutero, Ursino, Boissardo, Reinesio, aliisque antiquorum Monumentorum Collectoribus ignota, & hucusque inedita referuntur ac illustrantur by Spon, Jacob

Sumptibus Fratrum Huguetan & Soc. Lugduni. [Lyon]. 1685. Folio. Title page printed in red and black, with title vignette engraved by Mathieu Ôgier. (6), 376, (4)pp. Illustrated with copperplate engravings by Mathieu Ôgier and M. Demasso. Text in Latin a...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Tablas de las Cuentas del Valor Liquido de la Plata del Diezmo, y del intrinseco, y natural de la que se llama quintada, y de la reducción de sus leyes a la de 12. Dineros. Segun las novissimas ordenanzas de Su Magestad, y de los derechos, que de la plata, y oro se le pagan es estos reynos, en conformidad de sus leyes reales, y cedulas. by FAGOAGA, Francisco de

(6) ff., 68 pp. (pp. 18 & 36 blank) Title within woodcut border, woodcut coat of arms. Second edition of these tables for converting various levels of purity of silver which, to facilitate the levying of royalties in Mexico, show the net value of all qu...

From Judith Hodgson Antiquarian Books


LE BULLETIN DES RECHERCHES HISTORIQUES (Périodiques Reliés) [The Bulletin of Historic Research (Bound Periodicals)] Volume trentième et trente-septième à cinquante-troisième [Vols. 30, 37-53] by Bureau des archives de la province de Québec

(Voir en bas pour la traduction en français.) Founded in 1895 by Pierre-Georges Roy (1870-1953), Le bulletin des recherches historiques was usually published four times a year until 1968. The periodical was devoted to parish monographs, articles on archi...

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