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DELUXE JOHN ADAMS LIBRARY

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 300.00 USD
DELUXE JOHN ADAMS LIBRARY
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325.00USDto K*****e+ (56.88) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 May 15 @ 13:26UTC-4 : AST/EDT
A buyer’s premium of 17.5% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased. See shipping info and full terms.
Kolbe, George Frederick. PUBLIC AND MAIL BID AUCTION SALE XLIV. SELECTIONS FROM THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC LIBRARY OF JOHN WESTON ADAMS. FEATURING A MAGNIFICENT LIBRARY COMPRISED OF STANDARD WORKS, MANUSCRIPTS & CORRESPONDENCE ON UNITED STATES LARGE CENTS. RARE AND CLASSIC AMERICAN AUCTION SALE CATALOGUES. AN OUTSTANDING LIBRARY ON AMERICAN PAPER CURRENCY AND COUNTERFEITING. ALSO INCLUDING, THE PROPERTY OF TWO OTHER CONSIGNORS, A FINE SET OF THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS AND A LARGE COLLECTION OF BANK NOTE REPORTERS FORMED OVER A QUARTER CENTURY. PART I: WORKS ON UNITED STATES LARGE CENTS, RARE AND CLASSIC AMERICAN AUCTION SALE CATALOGUES. PART II: AN OUTSTANDING LIBRARY ON AMERICAN PAPER CURRENCY. Long Beach and Crestline, California, June 1 and 18, 1990. 4to, original orange cloth and gray boards, printed in gilt and black; original and specially printed card covers bound in. 79, (1) pages; 517 lots; prices realized list bound in. Bronze Kolbe token affixed to rear card cover, showing through die-cut hole through bottom of pages, as issued. Fine. The deluxe hardcover edition, bound to resemble Adams’s two volumes on U.S. numismatic auction catalogues. The sale was a classic for American numismatic literature, and features the bronze token Kolbe commissioned for the sale. It also includes both sets of card covers printed for it. Number 18 of only 25 copies thus bound.