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Byzantine Coins at Dumbarton Oaks
Bellinger, Alfred R., and Philip Grierson [editors]. CATALOGUE OF THE BYZANTINE COINS IN THE DUMBARTON OAKS COLLECTION AND IN THE WHITTEMORE COLLECTION. VOLUME ONE: ANASTASIUS I TO MAURICE, 491–602. BY ALFRED R. BELLINGER. [with] VOLUME TWO: PHOCAS TO THEODOSIUS III, 602–717. BY PHILIP GRIERSON. [with] VOLUME THREE: LEO III TO NICEPHORUS, 717–1081. BY PHILIP GRIERSON. First editions. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1966, 1968 and 1973. Three volumes in five. 4to, original green and blue cloth, gilt. xxvi, 383, (1) + viii, (2), 383, (1); (10), 385–728 + ix, (1), 470; viii, (2), (473)–887 pages; tables; 80 + 46 + 70 fine plates of coins. 4to, original green cloth, gilt; second and third volumes with clear jackets. Occasional inserts; jackets worn; generally near fine. First editions of the first three volumes of this indispensable, standard reference work. The plates in these first editions are generally regarded as being superior to those in the reprints. Clain-Stefanelli 5392*. Grierson 110.