Paris: 2–11 mai 1898. Tall 4to, recent cream linen, ruled and lettered in red; original printed card covers bound in. Superb frontispiece portrait of Hoffmann; viii, 210, (2) pages; 2892 lots; 12 fine phototype plates, mainly depicting ancient Greek and Roman coins. Minor spotting; original card covers somewhat discolored; near fine in a new, hand-sewn binding. Item #6071
An exceptional catalogue, printed on large paper and attractively bound. The Hoffman collection was especially fine, and the catalogue remains important. The last copy we handled brought $900 plus the premium in our Sale 151. Babelon 234. Clain-Stefanelli 1735. Grierson 283. Spring 576.