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Numismatique De L’alsace


Book Summary

Engel, Arthur, and Ernest Lehr. NUMISMATIQUE DE L’ALSACE. First edition. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1887. Tall 4to, contemporary green half morocco, gilt, with marbled sides; spine with five raised bands, ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt; top page edges gilt; marbled endpapers. xxviii, 272 pages; text illustrations; 46 fine Phototypie plates of coins. Old handwritten spine label; minor foxing. Binding a bit rubbed. Very good or better. The original edition of this great classic work, covering the coinage of Alsace from medieval to modern times. Rare and still indispensable. The plates are far superior to those found in the reprint. Clain-Stefanelli 8088*. Engel & Serrure 2450. Grierson 128.
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