Stock ID 1595
Author AINSLIE. Colonel.
Title Illustrations of the Anglo-French Coinage. London, 1830
Description Quarto, pp. x, 132; 7 engraved plates. Bound with: Supplement; pp. (132)-168; Second Supplement (1847)4, (35); 2 engraved plates; errata slip. Catalogue of The Valuable Collection of Coins and Medals, of the Late General Ainslie...... well-know series of Anglo-French coins. Sotheby, 3 (- 4, 5, 6) June 1840. Contemporary half calf, green label gilt, sometime re-backed, marbled boards, worn; marbled endpapers, marbled page edges; upper inner joint strengthened A fine copy. Internally unusually clean and fresh. Loosely inserted: 4 page letter from the bookseller J. Hearne, London, to the Earl of Aylesford, enclosing the volume (?) dated 14 July 1830 (?), and speaking highly of the work, with a reference to a Review in the London Literary Gazette of May 13 and June 12. (1830(?). The sale catalogue is dated 1840.
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