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 (+).
German Democratic Republic, 1978. Silver commemorative medallion, approximately 6cm, (.800 fine), issued by The German Democratic Republic soon after the death of Robeson in 1976. The obverse features a bust-likeness of the great performer as he appeared in later years while the reverse is captioned: "Akademie Der Kunste Der DDR" and "Paul Robeson Komitee Der DDR" (1978). Nicely toned and set into a cream colored custom designed box. Overall, fine condition. American bass baritone concert artist noted for his cultural...