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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
73002192
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 2192. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Babelon, E. Traité des monnaies grecques et romaines. (Paris, 1901-1932.) Incomplete set. First Part, Volume I (Théorie et Doctrine). vii, 1206 numbered columns (2 per page, even when text runs across the page); Second Part, Volume I [missing]; Second Part, Volume II (Persia-Bithynia). ii, 1559 columns; Second Part, Volume III (Athens-Cyrenaica). vi, 1144 columns; Second Part, Volume IV (Akarnania-Black Sea). iv, 1099 columns; Plate Volumes: i-clxxxv [missing], cclxxxvi-cclxx; cclxxi-ccclv photographic plates. A monumental work on Greek coinage, based on the collection in Paris. Text in French. Uniformly bound in green quarter leather with marbled boards, gilt spine titles with raised bands. Very Fine condition. Missing a text volume and part of the plates, but still an very attractive and rare set. Six (6) volumes in set.