EVELYN, John (1620-1706). Numismata: A Discourse of Medals, Antient and Modern. London: for Benjamin Tooke, 1697.
Small folio (316 x 199 mm). Title printed in red and black, 97 engraved vignettes of medals in text. (Slight staining to a few leaves.) Modern calf gilt. Provenance: John Boyle, 5th Earl of Orrery (1707-1762), English writer (armorial bookplate on title verso).
FIRST EDITION of one of the most important 17th-century works on numismatics, ancient coins, and medals, and including a short treatise on physiognomy. ESTC R21821; Wing E3505.
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