Chuck Moore provided the following Press Release on an auction of numismatic literature his firm is conducting in Toronto, Canada.
EXTENSIVE NUMISMATIC LITERATURE AUCTION
SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 2010 TOREX
SALE FEATURES HUNDREDS OF DUPLICATES FROM THE BANK OF
CANADA NATIONAL CURRENCY COLLECTION LIBRARY
Moore Numismatic Auctions (MOORE’S) has been selected by the Bank of Canada to sell by public auction duplicate numismatic literature and other related written or printed material from the Bank’s National Currency Collection library. The sale will take place as a separate session at 1:00 o’clock on June 24, 2010 in conjunction with the summer TOREX coin show, held at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, Mississauga, Ontario. The literature to be offered consists of nearly one thousand reference books, auction catalogues, journals, periodicals and other numismatic and related works with content ranging from Ancient Greek and Roman to World and of course Canadian coins, tokens, medals and paper money.
Many of the books and other literature has been pedigreed to well known Canadian numismatists, including J. Douglas Ferguson, Fred Bowman, Alfred Petrie and others. A number of the works have various dedications, bookplates and stamps attesting to the pedigrees.
All of the 490 lots will be sold without reserve.
Although MOORE’s has conducted over one hundred and twenty numismatic auction sales in Canada since 1977, this is the first to feature extensive numismatic literature.
A PDF of the sale will be available from Charles Moore, P.O. Box 5233, Walnut Creek, CA., 94596. (925)-946-0150 Fax (925)-930-7710 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The public auction will also be live on i-collector.com.
The sale includes bound volumes of The Numismatist, American Numismatic Society publications such as Museum Notes and Numismatic Notes and Monographs, complete volumes of The Canadian Numismatic Journal and The British Numismatic Journal. Also included are books on a wide array of topics from Ancient to Modern coinage. Included is a set of Forrer's Biographical Dictionary of Medalists, and Stanley Lane-Poole's The Coins Of The Moghul Emperors Of Hindustan, in the British Museum..
Wayne Homren, Editor
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