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Lot 1014

Estimate: 400 EUR   |   Starting price: 320 EUR Price realized: 1'800 EUR
[Luynes.] Babelon, J. Catalogue de la collection de Luynes. Paris; Jules Florange et Louis Ciani, 1924–1936. Eight parts complete in four volumes. Monnaies grecques. I. Italie et Sicilie. 1924. 4to., pp. portrait of the collector as frontispiece still with protective tissue guard, xi, (2), 292, 56 plates; Monnaies grecques II. Grèce Continentale et Iles. 1925. 4to., pp. 171, plates (57)–90; Monnaies grecques III. Asie Mineure et Phénicie. 1930. 4to., pp. 177, plates (91)–117; Monnaies grecques IV. Syrie, Égypte, Cyrénaïque, Maurétanie, Zeugitane, Numidie. 1936. 4to., pp. 146, plates (118)–154. All four volumes bound in crimson half morocco and marbled boards. Raised bands, red morocco title lables to the spines, lettered in gilt. A little rubbed and dusty at extremities, some discolouration to the boards but internally clean. Very good overall. (4)
A notable collection formed by the well-known numismatist Honoré Théodore Paul Joseph d’Albert, Duc de Luynes (1802-1867), now housed in the Bibliothèque Nationale. Clain-Stefanelli 1883*. Daehn 1756. Grierson p. 57. Kroh p. 12.

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