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20191003

Greek
Presentation copy signed by the author

Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 3. Estimate $750.

Benson, F. S. Ancient Greek Coins. Parts I-XVI: Introduction, Magna-Graeca, Syracuse and Sicily. (New York, reprinted from the American Journal of Numismatics, 1900-1904). Vol. I. (8), 12; map as frontispiece, 15, (1); 15, (1); 15, (1); 11, (1), (6); Vol. II. (4), 15, (1); 15, (1); 20; 10, (2); 11, (1), (8); Vol. III. (8), map as frontispiece, (4), 12; 11, (1); 12; 10, (2), (8); 16 fine collotype plates. All three volumes uniformly bound in quarter chestnut morocco and tan linen boards, lettered and ruled in gilt. From the library of Joel Malter, with his ex-libris on the first free endpaper of each volume, and presented by the author to the Long Island Historical Society with their ex-libris and embossed library stamps throughout. Inscribed by the author in the first volume, and with the authors compliment slip laid in. Fair condition, worn and scuffed at extremities, the last two volumes in the original slipcases, one defective, the boards of the first volume lightly marked, all three volumes internally clean. Rarely offered, either in the original form or the limited edition reprints as here.

Daehn 2633, “an introduction to Greek coinage and a catalogue of types illustrated by specimens from the author’s fabulous collection.”. Website shipping rates do not apply.



From the Numismatic Library of a Major North American Dealer. Ex Malter Galleries Inc., Auction #88 (4th June 2006), lot 111.

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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 3.
Closing Date And Time: Jul 24, 2019 at 10:01:00 AM ET.
Current Date And Time: Jul 18, 2019 at 7:56:51 PM ET.
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