1696 Brandenburg Illustrated Numismatics Berlin Mythology Coins Archaeology

BEGER, Lorenz

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An important, illustrated antiquities thesaurus by Beger!

 

Lorenz Beger was a 17th-century German scholar of antiquities who published an impressive Thesaurus on philosophy of numismatics. This work, ‘Thesaurus Brandenburgicus Selectus’, covers the studies on ancient coins, iconic monuments in Berlin, and, most importantly, was the first catalogue of a collection of German antiquities. The coins and medals feature the likeness of dozens of Roman mythological figures as well as famous emperors and rulers of Rome.

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1696 Brandenburg Illustrated Numismatics Berlin Mythology Coins Archaeology

 

An important, illustrated antiquities thesaurus by Beger!

 

Lorenz Beger was a 17th-century German scholar of antiquities who published an impressive Thesaurus on philosophy of numismatics. This work, ‘Thesaurus Brandenburgicus Selectus’, covers the studies on ancient coins, iconic monuments in Berlin, and, most importantly, was the first catalogue of a collection of German antiquities. The coins and medals feature the likeness of dozens of Roman mythological figures as well as famous emperors and rulers of Rome.

 

Item number: #3418

Price: $950

 

BEGER, Lorenz

 

Thesaurus Brandenburgicus selectus; sive, Gemmarum et numismatum Græcorum in Cimeliarchio Electorali Brandenburgico elegantiorum series, commentario illustratæ

 

Coloniæ Marchicæ, Typis et impensis electoralibus, excudit Ulricus Liebpert, 1696.

 

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  • Collation:
    • [1 blank], [16], 524, [44], [1 blank]
    • More than 500 engraved figures coins, medals, gemstones, statues, vases, and lamps.
    • 33 beautiful engraved ornaments by Blessendorff
    • Lacking frontispiece and five additional sheets
      • (pp. 139-140, 141-142, 163-164, 223-224, 225-226).
    • References: Brunet, I, 735; Graesse I, 322; Lipsius 31
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~15.5in X 10.5in (39.5cm x 26.5cm)

 

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3418

Category

European History

Authors

BEGER, Lorenz

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete