The Randall Sale, with Plates, Bound with the William Lee Sale

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The Randall Sale, with Plates, Bound with the William Lee Sale
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Woodward, W. Elliot. THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH SALE. CATALOGUE OF THE NUMISMATIC CABINET OF MR. J. COLVIN RANDALL, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. COMPRISING AN EXTRAORDINARY COLLECTION OF THE ISSUES OF THE UNITED STATES MINT, IN GOLD AND SILVER, SEVERAL OF WHICH FOR CONDITION, AND ONE, AT LEAST, IN DESIGN, UNIQUE. SUCH A COLLECTION, IN GOLD AND SILVER MINT COINS, HAS NEVER BEEN OFFERED BEFORE. New York, June 29-July 1, 1885. iv, (3)-76 pages, blank leaf; 1749 lots; 2 fine heliotype plates. Neatly priced in purple ink. [bound with] Frossard, Ed. COLLECTION OF CONFEDERATE CURRENCY, U.S. FRACTIONAL NOTES, COINS, MEDALS, ETC. New York, Dec. 22, 1885. 52, (2) pages; 986 lots. Thick-paper copy, hand-priced in ink. Two catalogues bound in one volume (Frossard sale bound first). 8vo, contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards, rebacked. Ex Philamatic Library at Boys Town, with card pocket and other library markings. Still very good or better. The Randall sale is rated A+ by Adams: "Complete regular mint series, best ever for condition. Proof 1795 $1. 1853-O 50¢, no arrows. MS 1804 25¢, etc., etc." The plates mostly depict rare and choice American silver coins, along with a few large cents, colonials, and other pieces. The Frossard sale (Adams 48) features William Lee's highly important Confederate collection and his numismatic library.