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An Essay on Medals.
London: Printed for James Dodsley. 1784 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 198 x 113 mms., pp. xxxii, 324 [325 - 326 "Corrections"], uncut, 19th century buckram, a bit soiled. The Critical Review for 1784 described the work as "concise, perspicuous, and unaffected.," concluding that the work that "The work affords a comprehensive, systematic account of medals; and will be read with pleasure by those who has a taste for that entertaining part of historical knowledge." Pinkerton (1758 - 1826) revised and enlarged the work for a second edition in two volumes in 1789, and followed up with The Medallic History of England to the Revolution (1790). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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