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The E-Sylum:  Volume 10, Number 18, May 6, 2007, Article 4

KOLBE NUMISMATIC LITERATURE SALE #103 PLANNED FOR JUNE 7, 2007

George Kolbe forwarded the following information about his upcoming
sale: "On June 7, 2007 George Frederick Kolbe/Fine Numismatic Books
will conduct their 103rd auction of rare and out of print numismatic
literature, featuring the second part of the Alan M. Meghrig Library
and a large selection of classic 19th and early 20th century American
coin auction catalogues, many from the library of John J. Ford, Jr.
Printed catalogues will be available in early May and can be ordered
by sending $15.00 to Kolbe at P. O. Drawer 3100, Crestline, CA 92325.
The 770 lot catalogue is also currently accessible free of charge at
the firm’s web site (www.numislit.com).

"Some sale highlights follow: one of only six sets of superb color
photographs depicting the magnificent Clifford-Kagin collection of
Pioneer & Territorial Gold Coins; an annotated copy of Miller & Ryder’s
1920 “State Coinages of New England,” including correspondence between
Howard Kurth and John Richardson; an exceptionally fine set of
Davenport’s classic works on crowns and talers; original 1875 and
1878 editions of Crosby’s “Early Coins of America”; Dr. George P.
French’s annotated copy of Doughty’s 1890 “Cents of the United States”;
David Proskey’s “Sales Room” copy of the ill-fated 1887 Linderman sale
of patterns; preliminary proofs of Gilbert’s 1910 plates of 1794 large
cents; F. C. C. Boyd’s annotated copies of four Grinnell paper money
sales; the first thirteen hard-bound George Frederick Kolbe auction
sale catalogues; an original 1869 edition of Dr. Maris’s classic work
on 1794 large cents; a complete, very fine set of Wayte Raymond’s
“Coin Collector’s Journal”; runs of Chapman brother, Barney Bluestone,
Thomas Elder, Ed. Frossard, and M. H. Bolender auction sales; over a
dozen hardbound Kagin’s auction catalogues presented to John J. Ford,
Jr.; some 165 different Lyman Low auction sales; etc."

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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