Lot Archive

Lot

№ 1627

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30 June 2004

Hammer Price:
£40

Grueber, H.A., A Guide to the English Medals exhibited in the King’s Library, London, 1881, xxi + 171pp; Purves, A.A., Some Notes on War Medals, London, 1958, 32pp, tearsheets on naming styles by Purves tipped-in; Jones, M., Medals of the French Revolution, London, 1977, 16pp, illustrations in text; Jones, M., Medals of the Sun King, London, 1979, 32pp, illustrations in text; Jones, M., The Dance of Death: Medallic Art of the First World War, London, 1979, 32pp, illustrations in text; Woolf, N, The Sovereign Remedy: Touch-Pieces and the King’s Evil, Manchester, 1990, 64pp including plates [6]. Publishers’ bindings; first a little tatty, others very fine copies, second signed by Greenaway on title page (£30-50)

Provenance:
Ex libris Barry Greenaway.

The first is a useful pre-
MI listing of over 600 medals in the British Museum collection