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Beger’s 1691 Observationes

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Beger’s 1691 Observationes
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Beger, Laurenz. OBSERVATIONES ET CONJECTURÆ IN NUMISMATA QUÆDAM ANTIQUA... Coloniæ Brandenburgicæ (Berlin): Typis Ulrici Liebperti, 1691. 4to [25.5 by 19 cm], contemporary overlapping vellum, hand-lettered spine. (150), 61, (1) pages; blank leaf; (24) pages; engraved title vignette; finely engraved headpieces, tailpieces and initials; engravings in the text, mostly depicting ancient coins. Contents slightly browned; boards a little bowed. Very good or better. Ex John Trotter Brockett, the celebrated English numismatist, with his armorial bookplate. Scarce. An important numismatist, Beger also wrote a comprehensive three volume catalogue of the ancient coins in the cabinet of the Electors of Brandenburg (see following). Dekesel B67 (collation a bit different). Hirsch 10. Lipsius 31. Ex 14th Joint Kolbe/Spink sale (1995), lot 21). Ex RBW Library.