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Lot 1010



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[Königliche Museen zu Berlin.] (Dressel, H.). Beschreibung der antiken Münzen. Complete in three volumes. Erster Band. Taurische, Chersonesus, Sarmatien, Dacien, Pannonien, Moesien, Thracien, thracische Könige. Zweiter Band. Paeonien, Macedoinien, die macedonischen Könige bis Perdiccas III. Dritter Band. Italien. Aes Rude, Aes Signatum, Aes Grave. Die geprägten Münzen von Etrurien bis Calabrien. Berlin; W. Speman, 1888 -1894. 8vo., pp. viii, 357; vii, 207; x, 315, (2); 30 fine plates, 8 further tinted plates. [With:] Regling, K. & Sallet, A. von, Die antiken Münzen. (Handbücher der Königlichen Museen zu Berlin). Berlin und Leipzig; Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1909. 8vo., pp. iv, (2), 174, (2); illustrated throughout. All three volumes of the main work in the original brown, blind panelled cloth. A little rubbed and shelfworn, the spine ends thumbed, the binding a little weak as usual, but internally clean and very good overall. With the dated ownership inscription of the collector, Ernie Bissen, on the title page of the first two volumes. The second work in the original green cloth boards, lettered in black. An attractive set, both titles little used and almost fine overall. The main work, complete with the third and final volume featuring the well-known and attractive plates of Aes Signatum is very seldom offered. (4)
Ernie Bissen’s collection of Greek and Roman coins was sold through the 1926 Naville sale no. XII, see lot 1878. Clain-Stefanelli 1884 & 1669. Daehn 1761.

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