Amsterdam: By Johannes Oosterwyk, en Hendrix vande Gaete, Boekverkoopers, 1712. 8vo, contemporary full vellum with hand-lettered spine. (12), 72, (6) pages; finely engraved medallic frontispiece signed I. Schynvoet; engraved title vignette; 36 plates of medals. Bound with two non-numismatic works: Smid’s 1715 Oorlogend Europa, of Een Korte Chronyk and J. Neuyes’s 1729 Beschryvingh van Batavien. Small interior perforation to first plate. Vellum stained, but binding sound; minor marginal discoloration in the main work, with more extensive discoloration in the subsequent titles. Very good or so. Item #5743
An important early work on the symbology of medals, examining 36 medals featuring Dutch nobility. The plates are very attractive. Very scarce. Hirsch 121. Lipsius 373.