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Merkin, Lester. LOUIS HELFENSTEIN COLLECTION OF LARGE CENTS, 1793–1857. New York, Aug. 14, 1964. 8vo, original tan cloth, gilt; color photograph from original card covers mounted. 64 pages; 332 lots; illustrated. Prices realized printed throughout. Inscribed by Merkin to Jerry Cohen. Minor marks to front cover; near fine. The special hardcover edition of Merkin’s first auction sale, the important collection of U.S. large cents formed by Lou Helfenstein. Catalogued by Walter Breen (though his typescript was heavily edited, with many changes made). The color photo on the front cover was the first to be used on a U.S. numismatic auction catalogue, and is a classic. Number 99 of 100 copies.