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Clapp on 1798 and 1799

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Clapp on 1798 and 1799
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Clapp, George H. THE UNITED STATES CENTS OF THE YEARS 1798-1799. Sewickley, 1931. 4to, original black and blue cloth, gilt. 64 pages; 2 fine photographic plates. Sheets noting owners of cents depicted on plates laid in. Binding a bit worn. Near fine or so. No. 76 of only 126 copies bound in cloth, of an entire edition of 135. This copy includes photocopies of pages 14-15 of the book ("Description of Plates"), annotated by C. Douglas Smith and providing information on the owners of each of the plate coins (all of which came from the Hines, Newcomb or Clapp collections) and noting which were currently owned by Smith. A classic work, the photographic plates to which are the finest of any large cent reference. Davis 239.