Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (10 May 2007)

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Date of Auction: 10th May 2007

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £150

Vertue, G., Medals, Coins, Great-Seals, Impressions…of Thomas Simon, 1st edn, London, 1753, iv + 68pp, 38 engraved plates + advertisement and 3 engraved plates of Saxon coins of the Heptarchy, a sheet advertising Boulter’s Museum in [Great] Yarmouth also pasted-in; [Pinkerton, J.], An Essay on Medals, xxxii + 324pp, 2pp corrigenda; Grueber, H.A., A Guide to the Exhibition of English Medals [in the British Museum], 2nd edn, London, 1891, xxi + 170pp, 8 plates; Westropp, M.S.D., National Museum of Ireland, Dublin: General Guide…Part XI, Coins and Medals, Dublin, 1910, 147pp, 14 plates; Hill, G.F., A Guide to the Exhibition of Medals of the Renaissance in the British Museum, London, 1923, 84pp, illustrations in text; together with a maroon postcard album containing 86 British Museum postcards of Renaissance and British medals, Greek and Roman coins, German World War I medals, etc, printed c. 1920 [Lot]. Postcards all very fine and clean, others in varied state, Pinkerton in one volume, Westropp rare but without covers (£120-150)


First ex libris Howard C. Levis, with his bookplate, and with the bookplate of one of the Boulters (presumably Daniel:
cf. DNW Auction 67A, lot 1605, footnote)