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The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS) is an educational association founded in 1979 to support and promote the use and collecting of numismatic literature. Numismatic literature includes books, periodicals, catalogs and other written or printed material relating to coins, medals, tokens, or paper money, ancient or modern, U.S. or worldwide.
This Week's E-Sylum
May 16, 2021
- WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM MAY 16, 2021
- KOLBE & FANNING AUCTION SALE 160 REMINDER
- JUNE 2021 BERTOLAMI LITERATURE E-AUCTION
- NEW BOOK: MICHIGAN MINING SCRIP
- AN EDITOR'S APPRECIATION FOR A PENNY SAVED
- NBS Podcast - Episode 8 -
Ancient Coins and Their Books, with Shanna Schmidt.Podcasts can be heard here.
- The Aaron Feldman Exhibit Awards for 2019 were First Place to Michael Shutterly and Second to Marc Charles Ricard. Michael Shutterly's exhibit can be seen
Buy the Books for the Coin
- Back Issues - Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are now managing the distribution of back issues of the award-winning journal The Asylum. Back issues are available in limited numbers. An inventory of what's available can be downloaded at numislit.com/pdfs/AsylumBackIssues.pdf. Contact Kolbe & Fanning at email@example.com or (614) 414-0855 to order.
- The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.
NBS commissioned Lianna Spurrier to produce a quarterly podcast for NBS. Below are NBS Bibliotalk Podcasts to date:
- Episode 8 -
Ancient Coins and Their Books, with Shanna Schmidt
- Episode 7 -
A Look Inside Whitman, with Diana Plattner
- Episode 6 -
Special Collections and Art Books, with Cassie Brand
- Episode 5 –
The World of Bookbinding, with Scott Keller
- Episode 4 -
A Gengerke Set, with Dan Hamelberg
- Episode 3 -
The ANS Library, with David Hill
- Episode 2 -
300 Linear feet of Books, with George Kolbe
- Episode 1 -
Louisville vs. Lawrenceville, with Joel Orosz
Podcasts can be heard here.
NBS Podcasts are also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.
V39N2 Table of Contents
The Asylum Summer 2021
In this issue:
- NBS 2021–2023 NBS Board of Trustees Slate of Candidates Bios and Ballots
- The Asylum Awards Ballots
- NBS Benefit Auction Donations
Bibliomaniac? Nah. Well, MaybeBy George F. Kolbe
Update from the Man Cave: Santa Leaves Delightful Numismatic GimcracksBy Joel J. Orosz
Two Versions of the Levick Plate of 1793 CentsBy Jim Neiswinter
Meet Me in St. LouieBy Cole Hendrickson
Writing in Coin Books… Recommended 'Especially to Young Collectors'By David Pickup
The Largest Coin Dealer in the U.S.By Pete Smith
Click on the link below for free PDF Copy of the Summer Issue V38N2:
Free PDF of Asylum V38N2 Summer 2020
Martin Gengerke has made his book on ANA Auctions Open Source and available for download by NBS Member at no charge. The book can be found on the >>Resources Page.<<