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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 2212. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $4900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[British Museum] Various authors. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum. (London, 1873-1927 original editions.) Complete in twenty-nine volumes. Order of publication: Italy (1873); Sicily (1876); Thrace, etc (1877); Seleucid Kings (1878) [first to use photographic plates]; Macedonia (1879); Ptolemaic Kings (1883) [all photographs from hereon]; Thessaly to Aetolia (1883); Central Greece (1884); Crete and Aegean Islands (1886); Peloponnesus (1887); Attica, Megaris, Aegina (1888); Corinth and Colonies (1889); Pontus, Paphlagonia and Bithynia (1889); Ionia (1892); Mysia (1892); Alexandria (1892); Troas, Aeolis and Lesbos (1894); Caria and the Islands (1897); Lycia, Pamphylia and Pisidia (1897); Galatia, Cappadocia and Syria (1899); Lycaonia, Isauria and Cilicia (1900); Lydia (1902); Parthia (1903); Cyprus (1904); Phrygia (1906); Phoenicia (1910); Palestine (1914); Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia (1922); Cyrenaica (1927). Contributions by successive generations of famous numismatists such as Poole, Gardner, Head, Hill, Wroth and Robinson. Uniform later library casebinding, gilt titles on spines. Very Fine condition, browning on pages in the earlier editions. Twenty-nine (29) volumes in lot.

All but the last two with stamps of Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, ME (marked "withdrawn").