Numismata; Together with Some Account of Heads and Effigies of Illustrious, and Famous Persons, in Sculps, and Taille-Douce, of Whom We Have No Medals Extant, and of the Use to Be Derived from Them

Numismata; Together with Some Account of Heads and Effigies of Illustrious, and Famous Persons, in Sculps, and Taille-Douce, of Whom We Have No Medals Extant, and of the Use to Be Derived from Them : To Which Is Added a Digression

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1697 edition. Excerpt: ...the People of Bohemia, 1564. Valetta's glorious Desence of Malta, besieg'd ' by'the Turks, 1565.-xwith the Reddition osNicoyia in, the Isle' of Cyprus to Selymus, 157oa Of the-Famous--Batte and, Vid"toryL of the Venetian: at Lepanto, Anno 157 3, and the Year before that-os the barbarous, bloody and inhumane 'Mafl7icrE' perpetrated by Charles the Ninth-thro' France, inscribed, Virtus in Rehelleis, the Reverse is two Columns, which was the King's De-zzise or Symbol, with this lnscription, sPietas excite-vicfttsiitianzz In-another, round his I-lead, Carolus Names, Qzbellium Domitor;the Reverse Hercules fighting againsl: Ebidra with a Flaming Torch and Club: But above all, Pope Gregory the Thirteenth Reveriing his slern Efiigies with a Representation os that base' and Antichrislian Murder-of the Admiral, the words Elugonotorum Strages, so honePcly and impartially described and detested (as we-noted) by the Pen of the lllufir-ious and Learned V Thuanus; 4 ' Tam eto which one may oppose that observable Medal of Lewis. the Tvelfth, upon his being interdided by Julius the Second. insaniarn,1, . itig to make any sudden Changes among the M0biIe.. 4 V. There is a Curyious Medal (but very-rare) struck with-the-, in sevcralCirc1es one within the other, a Rose in the Centre; MlLES PETTYQSTE ILES. ABR SMITH. roN KlNG5 NIC MVRIN. Tl-IOA DAINTY. EDM. KEYSAR. EDW PARIGNS. ROL PACKMAN. wit. coivims. SY. WEDON. HEN TOWLIN. onob. 26. 1649. The sad Cataflroplze of Sir Edmondbury Gozysrey, with the won) derful Consequences following it, and the Part it is likely to' take up in the future Stoties of our Times, prompts me to the mention of some Medal: that I find were Pcruck concerning him. And there folkows yet one more Tragical', where in a large Medalion...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756452
  • 9781236756459