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The Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia

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The Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia
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Mehl, B. Max. THE STAR RARE COIN ENCYCLOPEDIA. Fort Worth, 1925-60. Twenty-five different editions: 28th, 29th, 30th, 32nd, 34th, 35th, 36th, 38th, 39th, 40th, 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, 51st, 52nd, 53rd, 54th, 59th, 60th, 61st and 62nd (the last two issued posthumously by the B. Max Mehl Company). 12mo, original printed card covers. Generally very good. The Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia and its less expensive cousin, The Star Coin Book, alone made Mehl a wealthy man. His advertising genius resulted in huge sales over half a century. Without exaggeration, it was the most factor in the popularization of coin collecting in America until the appearance in 1946 of Richard Yeoman’s even more ubiquitous Guide Book of United States Coins.