A Treatise Of The Revenue And False Money Of The Romans. To which is annexed, a dissertation upon the manner of distinguishing antique medals from counterfeit ones. Translated from the original printed at Paris 1740 .

By: CHASSEPOL, Francois de. / BEAUVAIS, Guillaume 1698-1773.

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First English Edition. Later buckram. pp.8/pp.32/pp.227/[1p. - Adverts] . 8.0" x 5.0" x 1.0". A very good tight binding. Tan buckram. Spine sunned, with gilt titles: "Revenue & False Money Of Romans". Engraved armorial bookplates to verso of the front board and recto of front endpaper: One has a leaping leopard and motto: "Conamur Tenues". The other is thought to be connected with Beverley Grammar School and has the motto: 'Adolescentiam Alunt Senectutem Oblectant' [youth sustains delight into old age] . Printed title page lightly foxed. Clear English text throughout. Page 225 is misnumbered 255. Advertisements on the final page. A well preserved book. Referenced by: ESTC T92617 ** "Guillaume Beauvais is a French numismatist . Born in Dunkirk on August 4, 1698, he died in Orleans on September 29 , 1773. *** The treatise was written at the request of Colbert but was first published in Paris in 1740. 'A Dissertation upon the manner of distinguishing Antique Medals from counterfeit ones' by Guillaume Beauvais, was first published in 1739.

Title: A Treatise Of The Revenue And False Money Of The Romans. To which is annexed, a dissertation upon the manner of distinguishing antique medals from counterfeit ones. Translated from the original printed at Paris 1740 .

Author Name: CHASSEPOL, Francois de. / BEAUVAIS, Guillaume 1698-1773.

Categories: 18TH CENTURY,

Publisher: London: Printed for J. and P. knapton, at the crown in Ludgate-street, M DCC XLI. [1741] . 0:

ISBN Number: 0

Seller ID: 45431

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