Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 22nd June 2011

Unsold

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Strada, J. de, Epitome Thesauri Antiqvitatum, hoc est, impp. rom orientalium et occidentalium Iconum, ex antiquis Numismatibus quam fidelissime delinatarumrientalium et occidentalium Iconum, ex antiquis Numismatibus quam fidelissime deliniatarum, 2nd edn, Zurich, 1557, 36 + 335pp, 391 portrait medallion woodcuts in text (Dekesel S72). Decorated boards, probably 17th century, ribbed spine; title page with annotations in Latin and the date 1623, minor annotations in the same hand in text, binding with some decay and last page partly torn, otherwise internally clean and free from foxing, rare £3,000-4,000