THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE NUMISMATIC MUSEUM, 1829–1922. Athens Numismatic Museum.

THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE NUMISMATIC MUSEUM, 1829–1922.

Athens: Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies, 1988. 4to, later maroon cloth lettered in silver; original pictorial card covers bound in. 197, (3) pages; illustrated. Fine. Item #5689

A well illustrated volume devoted to an exhibition sponsored by Friends of the Gennadius Library, which aspired, quite successfully, “to set before the public the most notable publications from the Museum’s valuable library, the most interesting documents from its archive, and a carefully chosen selection of coins from its collections.” The substantial bibliographical content centers on antiquarian numismatic works, many of which are handsomely illustrated. Kolbe 378.

Price: $100.00

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