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Four Volumes of Original Traité Plates

430, Lot: 544. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Babelon, Ernest. Traité des monnaies grecques et romaines, 4 volumes of plates. (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1907-1932). 355 plates of coins illustrated in 4 volumes. Hardbound. Although without the accompanying text, these four volumes of original plates illustrate the book’s Greek coins. Far superior to the Forni reprints and desirable for their quality. Clain-Stefanelli 1809* (for complete set). Very Fine condition, bound in half leather and marble boards, some wear and dryness of the leather, Very rare. Website shipping rates do not apply.

NB: the asterisk incorporated into the Clain-Stefanelli number was included by E.V. Clain-Stefanelli to indicate that that title should be part of a basic numismatic library.