Augustus B. Sage’s 1859 Bogert Sale, with Named Addenda

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Augustus B. Sage’s 1859 Bogert Sale, with Named Addenda
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Sage, Augustus B. CATALOGUE OF THE EXTENSIVE AND VALUABLE CABINET OF COINS AND MEDALS, THE PROPERTY OF HENRY BOGERT, ESQ. New York: Bangs, Feb. 28–Mar. 5, 1859. 8vo, original printed tan wraps. (2), 93, (1) pages; 1653 lots. Very good or better. [with] Sage, Augustus B. COINS AND MEDALS. ADDENDA TO THE CATALOGUE OF COINS, MEDALS, &C. TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION, COMMENCING FEB’Y 28TH, 1859, AT 5 O’CLOCK, P.M. New York, Mar. 7, 1859. 8vo, self-covered. 11, (1) pages; 332 lots (as listed in 331). Entirely priced and named in pencil. Near fine. Sage’s most significant catalogue, and one of the most important U.S. sales of the 1850s. The sale contained important pieces and brought $2,198.47, a record at the time. Q. David Bowers has written a wonderful book about Sage and the birth of the coin hobby in the United States, which is well worth reading. Adams 2 in his listing of Bangs catalogues. Attinelli 13–14. Davis 894. The separately printed addenda is very scarce on its own, but genuinely rare with names.