Facsimile Reprint of the Matthew Young Sales, Including Library

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Facsimile Reprint of the Matthew Young Sales, Including Library
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Sotheby, S. Leigh. parts i-ix. catalogues of the first-ninth portions of the very extensive, highly valuable, and important collection of coins and medals, in gold, silver, and copper, of the late eminent numismatist, mr. matthew young, of 41, tavistock street, covent garden. [with] Sotheby, S. Leigh. catalogue of the EXTENSIVE AND VALUABLE NUMISMATIC LIBRARY of the late HIGHLY RESPECTED AND MUCH LAMENTED eminent numismatist, mr. mathew (sic) young, REMOVED FROM HIS RESIDENCE, tavistock street, covent garden. 1996 Harold Welch facsimile reprint of the original S. Leigh Sotheby sales conducted in London, 1838-42. Oblong 4to, original red cloth, gilt. (5), 134, (1) leaves, most reproducing four sale catalogue pages. Original coin sale entries are priced and named; the library is not. Fine. No. 10 of only 10 copies made of this facsimile reprint based on a bound volume in the University of Missouri-Columbia Ellis Library. The Young sales are exceptionally important and rarely offered, especially priced and named. The library catalogue is rare. Manville & Robertson pages 67 & 75-82: "the enormous stock of Matthew Young, the dominant London dealer of his time."