St.-Pétersbourg: 1873. First edition. 4to, later green quarter morocco; spine with two raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt. Finely engraved portrait frontispiece of Bartholomaei; 12 pages; 32 well-engraved plates of coins. Text a bit browned. Somewhat musty. Very good in a fine binding. Item #6397
The rare and important catalogue of this major collection of Sasanian coins. A second edition, with slightly more extensive text, but a similar number of plates, was published in 1875. Mayer 458. Ex Terence J. Robinson Library, with his label; ex Kolbe & Fanning Sale 153, lot 36 at $400 hammer.