30 April 2008
PEGGE, Samuel (1704-1796). An Assemblage of Coins, fabricated by authority of the Archbishops of Canterbury London : T. Snelling, 1772. [Bound with:] NOBLE, Mark (1754-1827). Two Dissertations upon the Mint and Coins of the Episcopal-Palatines of Durham. Birmingham: for the author, 1780. [and:] STUKELEY, William (1687-1765). Twenty-three Plates of the Coins of the Ancient British Kings, London: Richard Fleming, [c.1770-1780].
3 works in one volume, 4° (262 x 209mm). Engraved dedication leaf and one engraved plate to first work; engraved illustrations to text of first 2 works; 23 engraved plates to final work. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary calf, spine with red morocco lettering-piece and FFF stamp at foot. Provenance: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (binding). Lowndes III, 2541 (Stukeley).
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