Scarce work of numismatics of 1704, anonymous author, big size.
It is the catalogue of the ancient imperial coins of the collection of Louis XIV in Versailles.
Inside there are 41 planches (8 coins with each side represented for a total of 16 figures in each planche), The planches were probably engraved after the drawings of the numismatics from Switzerland Andreas Morell (1646-1704).
The work was published anonymously but attributed to Lorenz Berger, curator of the antiquities of Frederick Wilhelm I of Brandeburg.
A very beautiful woodcut ex libris in the front counterplate.
Beautiful calcographic title page.
Parchment cover of the XVIII century in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine with missing parts in the back plate. Binding in good conditions with cracks in end pages Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings, yellowing. Little wormings in the counterplates and in the folding edge of the first four pages and the last two pages. Endpages have been cut into two parts. In folio. cm 42x28. Pp. (41).