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Bayer, Theophil Siegfried Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex Numis illustrata in qua, Edessae urbis, Osrhoëni regni, Abgarorunis regum, praefectorum Graecorum, Arabum, Persarum, Comitum Francorum, successiones, fata, res aliae memorabiles, a prima origine urbis ad extrema fere tempora explicatur. St. Petersburg Ex Typographia Academiae 1734
First edition 4to, pp. [xxii], 362, [10, index]; with 7 plates. Arabic, Greek and Syriac characters in the text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments with green lettering piece. Scattered light foxing.
Svodnyi Katalog 279; Brunet I, 710

A numismatic history of Edessa, divided in five parts, to its occupation by the Arabs, Greeks, French, Persians, Tatars and Turks. An early printing on heavy paper with wide margins from the Academy of Sciences press, which had been founded in 1728.