Medailles sur les principaux evenements du regne de Louis le Grand, : avec des explications historiques. / Par l'Académie royale des médailles & des inscriptions..

By: Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France)
Contributor(s): Imprimerie royale (France)
Publisher: A Paris, : de l'Imprimerie royale., M.DCCII.[1702].Description: [4] p., 286 leaves, 287-292 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., ports. ; 4⁰.Other title: Médailles sur le regne de Louis le Grand [Running title]Subject(s): Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 | Medals -- France | Numismatics -- France -- Early works to 1800 | France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715Ownership: Bookplate of Edward and Edith Heron-Allen 1904 on back of front cover
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Book Book British Museum Coins and Medals Rare M FR 17 LOU (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 223946-1001
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Text by F. Charpentier, P. Tallement, J. Racine, N. Boileau-Despréaux, J. de Tourreil, E. Renaudot, A. Dacier, E. Pavillon, and J.P. Bignon; engraved by G. Edelinck, Simonneau, Audran, and B. Picard.

Edition in quarto. Published in folio the same year. The folio edition is the first. Cf. Avertissement.

Title vignette.

Leaves 1-286 (printed on one side only) have reverse only of one medal followed by descriptive letterpress.

Bookplate of Edward and Edith Heron-Allen 1904 on back of front cover.