London: Elliot Stock, 1885. First edition. Crown 4to, original plain boards with printed spine. x, 286 pages; text illustrations. Binding worn, with spine professionally reinforced with archival materials. Printed notice, filled out in ink, tipped in identifying this as one of 25 copies printed on large paper. Untrimmed. Interiors occasionally lightly foxed, but near fine. Item #6271
A series of ten still-interesting and useful essays on various numismatic topics, written “by the authors of the British Museum official catalogues.” Authors include Lane-Poole himself, as well as Reginald Stuart Poole, Percy Gardner, Warwick Wroth, Barclay Head, Charles Keary, Herbert Grueber, and Terrien de La Couperie. Rare, being one of only 25 copies printed on large paper.