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Rare Work by Allier de Hauteroche

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Rare Work by Allier de Hauteroche
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Allier de Hauteroche, L. ESSAI SUR L’EXPLICATION D’UNE TESSÈRE ANTIQUE PORTANT DEUX DATES; ET CONJECTURES SUR L’ÈRE DE LA VILLE DE BÉRYTE EN PHÉNICIE; SUIVIES DE LA DESCRIPTION D’UNE MÉDAILLE GRECQUE, ANECDOTE, EN ARGENT, OFFRANT LES PORTRAITS DE DÉMÉTRIUS IER, ROI DE SYRIE, ET DE LAODICE SA FEMME. Paris, 1820. Small 4to, original printed boards. 60 pages; fine engraved frontispiece plate depicting coins and the tessère of the title. Light discoloration to front cover. Near fine. Rare: the first copy we have offered in many years. Born in 1766, M. Louis Allier de Hauteroche served in the diplomatic corps and spent much time in Heraclius, Cos, Smyrna and the Levant. Leitzmann 3.