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Auction 161  18 Sep 2021
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Lot 163

Starting price: 275 USD
Price realized: 550 USD
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Davenport on Talers, Crowns, &c.
Davenport, John S. WORLD CROWNS AND TALERS. A complete set of the nine main illustrated volumes: 1: EUROPEAN CROWNS AND TALERS SINCE 1800. London, 1964 second (final) edition. 2: EUROPEAN CROWNS 1700–1800. London, 1964 second edition. 3: GERMAN TALERS 1700–1800. London, 1965 second edition. 4: EUROPEAN CROWNS 1600–1700. Galesburg, 1974 (only) edition. 5: GERMAN CHURCH AND CITY TALERS 1600–1700. Galesburg, 1967 first edition. 6: GERMAN SECULAR TALERS 1600–1700. Frankfurt am Main, 1976 (only) edition. 7: EUROPEAN CROWNS 1484–1600. Frankfurt am Main, 1977 first edition. 8: GERMAN TALERS 1500–1600. Frankfurt am Main, 1979 (only) edition. 9: THE DOLLARS OF AFRICA, ASIA AND OCEANIA. Galesburg, 1969 only edition. All 8vo, original cloth or boards, as published. Mostly very good to fine, with some bindings worn; price lists, errata and other related items laid in to some volumes. Lot also includes six additional works by Davenport: Oversize Multiple Talers of the Brunswick Duchies and Saxe-Lauenburg (1956); The Silver Dollars of Africa (1959); The Talers of the Austrian Noble Houses (1972); Large Size Silver Coins of the World (1972, with Tyge Sondergaard); Silver Gulden 1559–1763 (1982); and the second edition of the Standard Price Guide to World Crowns & Talers, as Catalogued by Dr. John S. Davenport, by Frank Draskovic and Stuart Rubenfeld (1983). All 8vo, original card covers (gulden volume hardcover). Additional works near fine except for the Price Guide, which is worn and taped. The still-indispensable standard references for these fascinating series.
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