Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Catalogue of the Finger Rings: Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Medieval and Later. O. M. Dalton.
Catalogue of the Finger Rings: Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Medieval and Later
Catalogue of the Finger Rings: Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Medieval and Later
Catalogue of the Finger Rings: Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Medieval and Later

Catalogue of the Finger Rings: Early Christian, Byzantine, Teutonic, Medieval and Later

London: British Museum, Longmans & Co., 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. lvii, (2) 366pp., xxx plates w/tissue guards. Original blue cloth with blind-stamped ruling on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Black endpapers. Volume intended to supplement the Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman finger-rings focusing on rings bequeathed by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks, K.C.B. in which are included the other rings of the same periods in the museum. Profusely illustrated with b/w in-text drawings and thirty b/w lithographed plates with Teutonic, Anglo-Saxon, Signet, Devotional, Papal, Amulet, Love, Jewish marriage, Stuart memorial, Portrait, Memento Mori and Mourning, Medieval, Renaissance ornamental, and Oriental rings. This compendium describes 2,532 rings in total. Includes various tables and a general index at rear. Binding with some wear, light scuffing along edges. Light age toning of block. Binding in overall good+, interior and plates in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #43932

Price: $375.00

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