David Sklow forwarded this release about his upcoming sale #8 of numismatic literature.
October 3, 2009, David Sklow-Fine Numismatic Books will close their 8th auction.
Catalogs available by request; Send inquiries to: David Sklow-Fine Numismatic Books, P. O. Box 6321, Colorado Springs, CO 80934. Telephone: (719)-302-5686; Fax: (719)-302-4933; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The catalog is currently accessible on-line: www.finenumismaticbooks.com Bids will be accepted by, telephone, fax, email and regular mail.
Several sale highlights: Selections from the Myron Xenos Personal Library; and many other consignors.
Lot-650- Cannon, James G. CLEARING HOUSE LOAN CERTIFICATES AND SUBSTITUTES FOR MONEY USED DURING THE PANIC OF 1907: WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR AN EMERGENCY CURRENCY BASED UPON SUCH LOAN CERTIFICATES. New York, 1910. 31pp. 19 plates. Blue cloth covers, original card cover laid on front cloth.
A very rare work; first recognized appearance was in the John J. Ford, Jr. Library sale by G.F. Kolbe lot 234; the author was the Vice-President of the Fourth National Bank of the City of New York; the work is organized alphabetically by city and state, with nineteen color plates depicting clearing house certificates with descriptive write ups on facing pages; ex: Kansas City Public Library with their ornate book plate on the front pastedown, numerous library markings throughout the work; Ex: Libris Melvin and George Fuld Library with their book plate on the front endpaper; library cloth binding with wear at edges and spine, front two endpapers detaching; inside hinges cracking; some tape reinforcement at several signatures; a very scarce work; wonderful plates of the certificates! Not listed in Davis or Stefanelli: Ex: Library. (250.00)
Consignments are now being accepted for all future sales.
Lot 822 of the sale is a rare item of American Numismatic Association convention material - an
annual convention hanging medal with seventy-one different year bars attached, beginning with Chicago 1893, Buffalo 1901, St. Louis 1904, Philadelphia 1908 and Montreal 1909.
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