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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 39, September 26, 2010, Article 4

SPINK TO SELL RARE 1852 ORMSBY WORK SEPTEMBER 29, 2010

Howard Daniel notes that there's an important U.S. numismatic book in the September 29th Spink sale in London. Lot 1022 is a copy of W. L. Ormsby's rare 1852 work, "A Description of the Present System of Banknote Engraving". -Editor

Ormsby 1852

W.L.Ormsby, a book bound in green leather with gold lettering and titled 'A description of the present system of Banknote engraving', printed New York, 1852, cotaining various plates and engravings including a sheet of Railroad Bank $1 (4), Adrian, multiple vignettes and engine turnings excellent condition, attractive and rare Estimate 500-700

To read the complete lot description, see: Sale 1022 Lot 1730 (www.spink.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?
salelot=1022++++1730+&refno=11572347)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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