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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 203. Estimate $250.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Ars Classica] Naville et Cie and Ars Classica. Lot of ten classic sales catalogues. (Gènève, 1922-1938). Includes:

No. III. Monnaies d’or romaines et byzantines. Collection de Sir Arthur J. Evans. (16 June 1922). 4to. 42 pages, 342 lots; 11 plates.

No. IV. Monnaies grecques antiques provenant des collections de S. A. I. le Grand-Duc Alexandre Michaïlovitch, de Sir Arthur J. Evans et d’autres amateurs. (17 June 1922). 4to. 73 pages, 1035 lots; 36 plates.

No. V. Monnaies grecques antiques provenant des doubles du British Museum des collections de feu le Général A. L. Bertier de la Garde et de divers autres amateurs. (18 June 1923). 4to. 132 pages, 3638 lots; 85 plates.

No. VI. Collection Clarence S. Bement. Monnaies grecques antiques. Première partie: Ibérie à Eubée. (28 January 1924). 4to. 90 pages, 1082 lots; 37 plates.

No. VII. Collection Clarence S. Bement. Monnaies grecques antiques. Seconde partie: Attique à Mauritanie. (23 June 1924). 4to. 84 pages, (1083)-1909 lots; (38)-68 plates.

No. XI. Catalogue de monnaies romaines antiques composant la collection de H. C. Levis, Esq. (18 June 1925). 4to. 78 pages, 1139 lots; 42 plates.

No. XII. Monnaies grecques et romaines. Collections de feu E. Bissen de Copenhague, de M. Jules Wertheim de Berlin, de Sir Arthur J. Evans de Youlbury, Berks… de la série parthe de feu Alexandre Petrowicz et de plusiers autres amateurs. (18 October 1926). 4to. 207 pages, 3172 lots; 89 plates.

No. XIII. Catalogue de monnaies grecques et romaines. Bibliotheque numismatique. Composant les collections de feu le Cav. Roberto Allatini, Londres, de M. Cap. E. G. S. Churchill, Northwick Park, de feu le Prof. Oscar Bloch, Copenhague, de feu Col. G. Veith, Vienne et de plusieurs autres amateurs. (27 June 1928). 4to. 106 pages, 1597 lots; 48 plates.

No. XV. Monnaies antiques. Grecques, romaines, byzantines, etc. Bibliothèque numismatique…. Choix tire de la collection W. H. Woodward, Londres. (2 July 1930). 4to. 135 pages, 2267 lots; 74 plates.

No. XVIII. Collection très importante de monnaies romaines formée par un diplomate étranger depuis longtemps décédé. (10 October 1938). 4to. 544 lots; 21 fine plates each with a page of text opposite.

The last two catalogues bound in full cloth boards, the former from the library of the American Numismatic Society, the last from the library of Edward Newell with their respective bookplates on the front pastedown of each volume. The other sales in the original printed card covers. Fair condition, all ten catalogues used and thumbed, the wrappers worn with some tears and chips, one cover detached, contents browned throughout. A good run of these superb sales, the most important series of sales of ancient coins ever held, all superbly catalogued with fine plates throughout.

Clain-Stefanelli 3655, 1977, 1949, 1942*, 3674, 3047, 1681, 1708, 3662. Spring 473, 474 also listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins”, 475, also listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins”, 476 & 477 listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins”, 480, listed under the “Most important sales of Aes Grave” and “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”, 481 listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins” and “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”, 482, listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins” and “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”, 484 listed under the “Most important sales of ancient Greek coins”, “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”, “Most important sales of Byzantine coins” and “Most important sales of the barbarian migrations”, and 487, listed under the “Most important sales of Roman Imperial coins”. Website shipping rates do not apply.



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