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The E-Sylum:  Volume 9, Number 4, January 22, 2006, Article 3

KOLBE LITERATURE SALE #99 MARCH 9TH

George Kolbe writes: "On March 9, 2006, George Frederick
Kolbe/Fine Numismatic Books will conduct their 99th sale
of rare and out of print numismatic literature. Featured
are 705 lots on a great variety of topics. Catalogues may
be ordered by sending $15.00 [$5.00 for NBS members] to
Kolbe at P. O. Drawer 3100, Crestline, CA 92325 or the
catalogue is accessible free of charge at the firm’s web
site (www.numislit.com).

Some sale highlights include: American business directories,
among them Disturnell’s 1881 Arizona Directory, Hawes’ 1859
Ohio State Gazetteer, and Campbell’s 1854 Southern Directory;
a fine original set of Gnecchi’s monumental I Medaglioni
Romani, from the Adolph Hess Library; Voetter’s rare 1903
Sammlung Bachofen von Echt; an interleaved 1913 Adams-Woodin
on U. S. pattern coins; Dr. Beckwith’s photographic Würtzbach
Album of Massachusetts Colonial Silver; William Butler
Yeats’ elusive work on Irish Free State coins; a complete
set of printed Münzen und Medaillen fixed price lists; the
first Toronto coin auction sale; Q. David Bowers’ first
numismatic publication; a large selection of Chapman brother
and B. Max Mehl auction sales, including two unique Chapman
bid books; a collection of rarely seen publications on “The
Silver Question”; a complete set of Davenport works on crowns
and talers; the monumental 1913 Tolstoi collection of Russian
coins; plated Thomas Elder catalogues of the 1908 Gschwend
and Wilson sales; a very fine first edition/first issue Red
Book and three very fine fifth editions; Zelada’s 1778
catalogue of Aes Grave in the Cardinal de Zelada collection;
A. C. Kline’s rare 1869 Simms Catalogue; fascinating nineteenth
& twentieth century original American numismatic correspondence;
a special leather-bound edition of C. Wyllys Betts’ landmark
1894 American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary
Medals; George Marshall’s Elusive 1837 work on British silver
coins, annotated throughout by Richard Hoblyn and presented
to George Wakeford; and many other interesting and important
works.

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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