Stockholm: The Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, 2001. New. 4to, original purple cloth, gilt, jacket. 189, (1) pages, illustrated throughout, including full color illustrations. Jacket scuffed, else new copy. Item #5535
A beautifully printed volume carefully recording 16th, 17th & 18th century numismatic works in the Library of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, the largest holding of its kind in Sweden. It is written entirely in English. Every title-page is illustrated, and key bibliographical data is also included, often accompanied by important, little-known information about the work itself and a biography of its author. Simply indispensable to anyone interested in early numismatic books, and a joy to read.