Complete Anthon Cabinet

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 300.00 USD
Complete Anthon Cabinet
200.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 13:19UTC-5 : EST/CDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Anthon, Charles E., Gaston L. Feuardent and George W. Cogan. THE ANTHON CABINET. CATALOGUE OF PROFESSOR ANTHON'S NUMISMATIC CABINET. PART 1: COMPRISING COINS AND MEDALS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. PART 2: FRANCE, BELGIUM, SWITZERLAND, SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND ITALY. PART 3: RUSSIA, POLAND, MODERN GREECE, GERMANY, DENMARK, SWEDEN, AND HOLLAND. PART 4: ANTIQUE COINS. PART 5: GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER, OF AMERICA. New York, 1879-84. Five parts complete, bound in one volume. 8vo, contemporary black half morocco, gilt, with marbled sides; spine lettered in gilt; professionally rebacked. 61, (1); 104; 98; iv, 84; (2), 93, (1) pages; 2891 (parts 1-3) + 1074 + 1701 lots. Entirely hand-priced in ink. Part I with buyers' names neatly recorded. 4-page handwritten account of Irish Gun Money bound into Part I. Near fine. A notable early, wide-ranging collection. Anthon was one of the finest American numismatists of his day, and elected to take on the task of cataloguing his collection for sale himself. Unfortunately, while the sale was divided into five parts, Anthon died after the third had been sold, leaving it to other hands (Gaston Feuardent and George Cogan) to compile Parts IV and V. The British sale (Part I) in this volume is both priced and named. Adams 17, 19, 20, 22 and 23 in the Bangs series.