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La Tour, Henri de
CATALOGUE DES JETONS DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE. ROIS ET REINES DE FRANCE
Rollin & Feuardent, Paris, 1897. Thick 8vo, later full crushed brown morocco, both sides paneled in gilt; spine with five raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt; original printed paper covers bound in; marbled endpapers. (4), xlvi, (2), 504 pages; 36 fine plates depicting over 500 jetons. Spine a little sunned; else fine. An attractively bound copy of an important and very scarce work on French jetons, meticulously describing some 2334 pieces in the collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale (of which the author served as the librarian of the Department of Coins and Antiquities). This is the first copy of this major work that we have handled in many years. Clain-Stefanelli 13825. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers [Gahanna, OH, U.S.A.]
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