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Oxford: University Press, 1805. 266 pages, original full calf with raised bands; armorial device on covers; marbled endpapers. Oxford: University Press, 1805. First Edition. The binding is somewhat scuffed, and the spine label is missing, but a solid copy with very clean pages. The author founded the English gold standard system.
London: 1904. First 5 (of 6) volumes, plus the index volume, printed in 1987 and bound in blue cloth. The 5 volumes are all illustrated. Tall 8vo, original 3/4 black calf; (all are rubbed but in good sound condition with the exception of volume 5 -- spine is broken and heavily taped. London, 1904-1912, 1987. Internally fine. Volume I: A-D (1904); Volume II: E-H (1904); Volume III: I-MAZ (1907); Volume IV: M-Q (1909); Volume V: R-S (1912); Index (1987)...
London. 125 engraved plates of coins printed in sepia, without letterpress, as issued. Folio contemporary 1/4 calf, leather label, recent marbled boards & endpapers. (London, ca. 1787). Very good (+). John Glen King, was medalist to Catherine the Great. Copies of this scarce collection of plates varied in the numbers of plates included. None was issued with any text.
Paris: Societe de Propagation des Livres d'Art, 1897. 11 heliographs and many text illustrations. Slim 4to, 63 pages, green cloth backed marbled boards with the original printed wrappers bound in, gilt spine withtan leather spine label. Paris: Societe de Propagation des Livres d'Art, 1897. First Edition. Very good (+).
London: William Du-Gard, 1653. Large engraved vignette on title page. , 1-40; , 43-182, [2 blank], pages. Small thin folio. Handsomely rebound in full deep burgundy morocco with ornate gilt and blind-tooled decorations on the spine; marbled endpapers (some dampstains and marginal tears; scattered foxing and age-toning). London: William Du-Gard, 1653, 1651. First editions. Rare. An exhaustive appeal, supported by a wealth of documents, against permitting exportation of bullion from the Commonwealth Mint. Violet was a London goldsmith and alderman.....