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A Lovely Set of Numismatique du Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis

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A Lovely Set of Numismatique du Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis
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Dumersan, T.M. NUMISMATIQUE DU VOYAGE DU JEUNE ANACHARSIS, OU MÉDAILLES DES BEAUX TEMPS DE LA GRÈCE... PUBLIÉ PAR C.P. LANDON... ACCOMPAGNÉ DE DESCRIPTIONS ET D'UN ESSAI SUR LA SCIENCE DES MÉDAILLES. Paris, 1818. Two volumes. 8vo, contemporary matching tree calf; sides bordered in floral filigree; spines ruled and decorated in gilt and blind; two black morocco spine labels, gilt; board edges ruled in gilt; marbled endpapers; all page edges marbled. xiv, 144; vii, 129, (1) pages; 90 finely engraved plates depicting both sides of an ancient Greek coin, each with descriptive text. Occasional spotting, as usual. A lovely set with only slight signs of wear. A beautifully bound set of this scarce and attractively produced work. Anacharsis was a Sythian philosopher who lived about 600 B.C. See catalogue for full description.