SIMON’S ESSAY ON IRISH COINS, AND OF THE CURRENCY OF FOREIGN MONIES IN IRELAND; WITH MR. SNELLING’S SUPPLEMENT; ALSO, AN ADDITIONAL PLATE, CONTAINING NINETEEN COINS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. James Simon, Thomas Snelling.
SIMON’S ESSAY ON IRISH COINS, AND OF THE CURRENCY OF FOREIGN MONIES IN IRELAND; WITH MR. SNELLING’S SUPPLEMENT; ALSO, AN ADDITIONAL PLATE, CONTAINING NINETEEN COINS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.
SIMON’S ESSAY ON IRISH COINS, AND OF THE CURRENCY OF FOREIGN MONIES IN IRELAND; WITH MR. SNELLING’S SUPPLEMENT; ALSO, AN ADDITIONAL PLATE, CONTAINING NINETEEN COINS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

SIMON’S ESSAY ON IRISH COINS, AND OF THE CURRENCY OF FOREIGN MONIES IN IRELAND; WITH MR. SNELLING’S SUPPLEMENT; ALSO, AN ADDITIONAL PLATE, CONTAINING NINETEEN COINS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

Dublin: Printed for the Editors by G.A. Proctor, 1810. 4to, contemporary brown half calf; spine ruled and lettered in gilt and decorated in blind [lettering faded]; all page edges red. x, 180, 13, (1) pages; 2 tables; 12 [8 + 3 + 1] plates. Binding worn, with tail of spine chipped; small ink stain to title. Very good or so. Item #5848

The best edition of this foundational work on Irish coinage, with additional content. Manville writes of the 1749 first edition of Simon’s work that it is “generally acknowledged as one of the best numismatic books in English of the eighteenth century.” Clain-Stefanelli 10136. Grierson 184. Leitzmann 131. Manville 268. Ex Alfred Evelyn Copp (1846–1902), with his engraved armorial bookplate.

Price: $180.00