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de la Tour, Henri
ATLAS DE MONNAIES GAULOISES PRÉPARÉ PAR LA COMMISSION DE TOPOGRAPHIE DES GAULES ET PUBLIÉ SOUS LES AUSPICES DU MIMISTÈRE DE L'INSTRUCTION PUBLIQUE
Paris, 1892. Folio [38.5 by 28.5 cm], handsomely bound in later crimson crushed half morocco with mottled sides; spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers; top page edges gilt; original printed paper covers bound in. (6), iv, (2), 12 pages; 55 handsome plates of coins, engraved by Dardel. Binding a bit faded; plates remarkably fresh and free of the usual spotting. Near fine. An unusually nice set of the magnificent engraved plates recording this exceptional collection. The plates are the work of L. Dardel, and are among his finest numismatic engravings. Babelon 149: "Henri de la Tour's Atlas de monnaies gauloises . an indispensable guide to the coins of Gaul, has as its corollary the Catalogue des monnaies gauloises de la Bibliothèque nationale written by Ernest Muret and completed and published after his death by Chabouillet and La Tour." Clain-Stefanelli 5139*. Daehn 2542. Grierson 95. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers [Gahanna, OH, U.S.A.]
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