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Deluxe Leatherbound Cohen

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:900.00 USD Estimated At:1,300.00 - 1,300.00 USD
Deluxe Leatherbound Cohen
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900.00USDto b*******r+ (162.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jan 10 @ 14:32UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Cohen, Roger S., Jr. AMERICAN HALF CENTS: "THE LITTLE HALF SISTERS." A REFERENCE BOOK ON THE UNITED STATES HALF CENT COINED FROM 1793 TO 1857. Arlington: Wigglesworth & Ghatt Co., January 1982. Second edition, first printing. 4to, original brown pebble-grained full morocco; upper cover paneled and lettered in gilt; spine ruled and lettered in gilt; decorative red endpapers and headbands. (2), xxii, 131, (1) pages; halftone half cent enlargements throughout. Signed by the author. Fine. Deluxe Leatherbound Edition. Ex William R. Weber, with his name impressed in gilt on the front cover. Inscribed in ink at head of title: "To: Bill, who has contributed coins for photography and 30 years of expertise. Many thanks, Roger 3/2/82." Later inscribed by Weber to Bob Yuell. Only the fourth such example we have ever encountered of an edition reportedly limited to 20 or 25 copies, not all of which were distributed. The book was published by the author, with "Wigglesworth" being the name of his dog and "Ghatt" being the name of his cat. Ex Michael Spurlock library.