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The E-Sylum: Volume 12, Number 5, February 1, 2009, Article 3

DAVID SKLOW-FINE NUMISMATIC BOOKS MAIL BID SALE #6 CLOSES FEBRUARY 7, 2009

David Sklow submitted this press release about his upcoming sale. -Editor
Sklow logo David Sklow would like to take this opportunity to gently remind readers that his current mail bid sale of "Fine Numismatic Literature” closes February 7th. Highlights include:

  • A wonderful library of over 125 works on Ancient Roman and Greek Numismatics;
  • Du Choul, Guillaume. VETERUM ROMANORUM RELIGIO, CASTRAMETATIO, DISCIPLINA MILITARIS UT BALNEAE: EX ANTIQUIS NUMISMATIBUS & LAPIDIBUS DEMONFTRATA. Amsterdam, 1685
  • Easton, E. {Publisher}. ANTIQUITATES SARISBURIENSES. London, 1771
  • Hendriks, Frederick. DECIMAL COINAGE: A PLAN FOR ITS IMMEDIATE EXTENSION IN ENGLAND, IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL COINAGE OF FRANCE AND OTHER COUNTRIES. Bucklers bury, England. 1866
  • Breen, Walter and Gillio, Ronald J. CALIFORNIA PIONEER FRACTIONAL GOLD – “ADVANCE COPY”. Wolfeboro, N.H. 2003
  • Edwards, Jonathan, M.D. CATALOGUE OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN COINS IN THE NUMISMATIC COLLECTION OF YALE COLLEGE. New Haven, 1880. iv-vi, 236pp. 8vo, original brown decorative cloth covers, gilt spine
  • Memorabilia of the great numismatic dealer B. Max Mehl, including a long run of his auction catalogs, Mehl's Numismatic Monthly, advertising items of every description, Mehl family photographs, letters, Mehl's Coin Circular, Mehl's Coin Chronicle
  • Very Rare "Sponsors Edition" of The National Bank note Issues of 1929-1935 copy #3 of 25
  • A run of bound New Hampshire Bank reports
  • Several bound historical works concerning the 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition
  • Kroh, Dennis J. ANCIENT COIN REFERENCE REVIEWS. [SPECIAL HARDBOUND NUMBERED EDITION # 1of 20]
  • Morris, Robert. THE TWELVE CAESARS: (JULIUS TO DOMITIAN) ILLUSTRATED BY READINGS OF TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN OF THEIR – COINS AND MEDALS. La Grange, KY., 1877
  • Mehl, B{enjamin} Max. 1907 WEDDING PHOTO OF B. MAX AND ETHEL.{Fort Worth, TX.}. 14.5 x 22 cm. black and white, professional portrait of B. Max seated, and his wife Ethel, standing at his side
  • Raymond, Wayte and Macallister, J{ames}.G.{cataloguers}. THE NUMISMATIC AUCTION CATALOGUES OF J.C. MORGENTHAU & CO. New York, N.Y. 1932-1945. Adams Sale Numbers One through Fifty-three complete. The large format (4to) catalogues are bound uniformly in two quarto volumes; dark brown grained half cowhide, five raised spine bands, maroon calf spine labels, gilt, marbled paper boards: the small format (8vo) catalogues are housed in two quarto solander book boxes, matching identically the two other volumes; all original printed card covers are present; all quarto sales with original prices realized; many octavo sales with original prices realized and several hand priced
  • Mickley, Jos. J. DATES OF UNITED STATES COINS AND THEIR DEGREES OF RARITY. Philadelphia, PA. 1858. 4pp. 8vo.
  • Grueber, H{erbert}.A{ppold}., F.S.A. A FIND OF ANGLO-SAXON COINS. London, 1894, 48pp. 2 autotype plates, {also} THE BALCOMBE FIND. London, 1898, 65pp. 4 autotype plates, 8vo, half leather with marbled boards, four raised bands on spine, gilt spine
  • Dye, John S. BANKING HOUSE OF JOHN S. DYE [DELINEATOR LETTER].New York. 1854, 8vo, 27 x 21cm;
  • Frossard, Ed{ouard}. NUMISMA. [DELUXE EDITION]. Minneapolis, MN. And Rocky River, OH. 1983 reprint of the 1877-1891 original, ten volumes complete. Special limited Edition copy # 4 of 4 produced. Half leather with marbled boards, gilt spine, marbled pastedowns and endpapers. A very special limited numbered edition of 4, of which this is number 4. Ex Kenneth Lowe Library sale by The Money Tree sale 32 lot 146
  • United States Government. {Secretary of the Treasury}. LETTERFROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TRANSMITTING SUNDRY STATEMENS REATIVE {SIC} TO THE OPERATIONS OF THE MINT OF THE UNITED STATES: FEBRUARY 28, 1817. READ AND ORDERED TO LIE UPON THE TABLE. Washington: 1817, 10pp. 1 foldout, folio 33.5 x 21cm.
  • and something for everyone!


For more information on the sale please see my web site: Finenumismaticbooks.com .

Bids will be accepted by:
USPS Mail @ David Sklow-Fine Numismatic Books, P.O. Box 6321, Colorado Springs, CO. 80934
Email @ numismaticbooks@aol.com
Telephone @ (719)-302-5686
Fax @ (719)-302-4933

David forwarded images of a couple lots from the sale. -Editor




Sklow Sale06 lot 51Lot 51: Hendriks, Frederick. DECIMAL COINAGE: A PLAN FOR ITS IMMEDIATE EXTENSION IN ENGLAND, IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL COINAGE OF FRANCE AND OTHER COUNTRIES. Bucklersbury, England. 1866.

In this work, it is proposed to give a brief, but, it is hoped, sufficiently succinct, outline of an enquiry into some interesting questions of the day, relating to:- I- International Coinage, II- The present position of the Decimal system. Includes a brief memorandum of the Parliamentary and public history of the progress of decimalization of the pound sterling 1824-1859.


Sklow Sale 06 LOT 654 Lot 254: Dye, John S. BANKING HOUSE OF JOHN S. DYE [DELINEATOR LETTER]. New York. 1854, 8vo, 27 x 21cm. folded. Banking House of John S. Dye, No. 2 Maiden Lane – New York, Sept 4, 1854. (signed) E.B. Spinner Esq. Cashier, Dear Sir- I am making up the second number of the Delineator, which will comprise all the Banks of your State-………very respectfully, yours, John S. Dye. On the back side is written: John S. Dye, Esq. Sept 4th 1854, answered Sept 14th 1854 in Dye‘s hand. Also there is the oval blind stamp of John S. Dye, Banker, New York at top left corner.




Wayne Homren, Editor

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