A catalogue of that part of Mr. William Tassie's extensive collection of impressions from engraved gems, consisting of devices and emblems, with mottos in various languages made in composition for seals, at 20, Leicester Square: where fac-similes, impressions in plaster, &c. may be obtained from the finest specimens of ancient and modern art, taken from the most celebrated cabinets in Europe. Also casts from some of the most interesting and beautiful of the Greek and Roman coins, equally important to the historian, antiquary, and artist

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s.n., 1830 - Antiques & Collectibles - 151 pages
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