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430, Lot: 561. Estimate $300.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Vlasto] Ravel, Oscar E.. Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Tarentine Coins formed by M.P. Vlasto . (London: Spink & Son, 1947). 196 pages with 53 plates illustrating 1888 coins. Hardbound. Original edition of one of the standard references on Tarentine coins, with even the lesser 1977 Obol International reprint being in strong demand and commanding strong prices. Plates of the first edition are far superior in quality. Clain-Stefanelli 2140*. Very Fine condition, bound in quarter cloth with contemporary marbled boards, 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.