Numismata. A discourse of medals, antient and modern : Together with some account of heads and effigies of illustrious, and famous persons, in sculps, and taille-douce, of whom we have no medals extant; and of the use to be derived from them. To which is added a digression concerning physiognomy / By J. Evelyn, Esq; S.R.S..

By: Evelyn, John, 1620-1706
Contributor(s): Tooke, Benjamin, d. 1716 [publisher.]
Publisher: London : Printed for Benj. Tooke at the Middle-Temple-Gate, in Fleetstreet., M DC XC VII..[1697].Description: [8], 342, [14] p. : ill. ; fol.Other title: Discourse of medals, antient and modern | Discourse of medalsSubject(s): Numismatics -- Early works to 1800 | Medals -- Early works to 1800 | Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800Ownership: C&M Library has 2 copies. 1 copy, in older binding, belonged to Obadiah Walker and has his signature. It also has a bookplate of Johis Cholwell. 2nd copy has note 'J. Rawlinson 1765 Pret 0: 10 : 6. C.R.Fox March 1828 at Mackins Sale pret= 0: 7 : 0.'
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Book British Museum
Coins and Medals Rare M GEN EVE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 224591-1001
Book British Museum
Coins and Medals Rare M GEN EVE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available 224591-1002

Signatures: A-Z⁴ Aa-Xx⁴ Yy-Zz² Aaa².

Numerous engraved illustrations within text throughout.

Running title reads: A discourse of medals.

Title-page printed in red and black.

Title within double rule border.

Errata at foot of of last leaf.

Emendanda p. [8] (first count) and errata p. [14] (final count)

Printed marginal notes.

Includes index.

ESTC, R21821

Dekesel Christian E. A bibliography of 17th century numismatic books p. 917-918.

C&M Library has 2 copies. 1 copy, in older binding, belonged to Obadiah Walker and has his signature. It also has a bookplate of Johis Cholwell. 2nd copy has note 'J. Rawlinson 1765 Pret 0: 10 : 6. C.R.Fox March 1828 at Mackins Sale pret= 0: 7 : 0.'