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    Smids, Lud. Emblemata Heroica, of de Medalische Sinnebeelden der Ses en Dertigh Graaven van Holland.. Leyden: Dirk Haak, 1714. 8vo, contemporary full vellum. (12), 72, (8) pages; finely engraved medallic frontispiece signed I. Schynvoet; engraved title vignette; 36 plates of medals. Near fine. Also present are several additional works, including: Patin's 1671 Imperatorum Romanorum Numismata (full brown contemporary calf, spine very worn); Isaac F. Wood's copy of Zacharias's Numotheca Numismatica Latomorum (1840-1846, disbound and poorly preserved); Roman Coins at St. John's College, Toledo, Ohio (1907); Feuardent's On Some Coins of the Castellani Collection (1878); and Bolzenthal's 1841 Denkmünzen zur Geschichte des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm III in Abbildungen mit Erlaüterung. Generally very good unless otherwise noted.
    Estimate $200.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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