New York, NY: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1983. US Edition, English Translation. large Qto. VG/VG-. solid red, patent glossy DJ spine and front/rear panels, with dark purple lettering, title largest and centered between small author and publisher. front panel has enlarged characters in royal purple for title, above decorated in purple and ornate gold. large tears to front panel, along fore-edge side fold and with light impressions. 405 black-and-white illustrations and 80 in color. neat ivory glossy inner flaps. a fine medium sky blue HB clothbound volume with shallowly incised/stamped gold lettering between tiny gold author and publisher. bright white endsheets. neat and excellent textblock, in two wide columns enhanced by the myriad of illustrations in sizes. 302 pp. ISBN # 0847804372.
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New York, NY: Attic Books Ltd., 1976. Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG-. red DJ spine with slight wear and chafing, shows in whitish tonal discoloration along fore-edge folds and aside dj spinal column. chipped lightly at corner stress-points. inner flaps, faintly toned and neat. gently rubbed tip an tail, chafed much at red ends and spine corners, thin panel edges. stamped gilt titling, type and spacing match the DJ strip, jacket front the interior panel. b/w scanned coin image. blank ivory endsheets. textblock coins series with figures of coins, lettering, dimensions and extensive detail. 134 pp. textblock stock. appendix printed on gloss ivory stock with 281 small scanned figures on 9 plate section in the rear.
Washington D.C. Highland House, 1977. First Edition. Second printing. Small quarto; VG-/VG-; White spine with blue text; DJ has general edgewear, 1 inch open tear on front cover, lower spine shows 2 inches that has worn off; Boards strong, adhesive mark stains on front/rear boards; Textblock shows heavy stains on front/rear end papers, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 340pp.
Great Britain: Antique Collector's Club, 1981. UK Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. ivory glossy DJ spine with black titling; mid-spine author, pictorial segment and smaller black publisher at tail end. spine ends abraded and a tinge browned. some closed cuts to illustrated panel edges. slim, text filled inner flaps are also tinged brown. medium brown clothbound HB with stamped gold titling. decorative endpapers. initial and final sheets are foxed, only faintly to color frontispiece and title page. main textblock guide unmarred, with ivory glossy sheets, profusely illustrated with more than 1400 very lavish figures and text. head and fore-edge show some foxing. condition noted, as is. 506 pp. ISBN# 090202891X.
London: B. T. Batsford, 1953. 1st Edition. Octavo; VG/VG/ Hardcover; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protective covering, head of the spine of the dust jacket has minor scars; rear of the dust jacket is severely stained; boards have moderate marks and a minor wrinkle; text block is moderately age-toned but clean and legible; 160p.