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An Exceptional Set of Original BMC (Greek)

430, Lot: 559. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[BMC (Greek)] Poole, Reginald Stuart, et al., ed. A Catalogue of The Greek Coins in the British Museum. (London, 1873-1927). Twenty-nine volumes. Hardbound in special quarter leather binding. A complete original edition of the catalog of Greek and Greek Imperial coins in the collection of the British Museum by contemporary numismatists of the British Museum. Clain-Stefanelli 1888*. Near New condition condition overall, each in special binding, some with light sun fading on spine. A visually stunning set with publication date of each volume stamped on the spine, An original set that has seen little, if any, use, and has superior plates to the Forni reprint, which can sell for as much as $1500. Website shipping rates do not apply.

Ex Libris Pierre Bastien (with his book plate); Henry Shroder Robinson (with his book plate).

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.