Here are some more great lots from the fast-approaching Kolbe & Fanning sale of highlights of the John W. Adams numismatic
JULY 14 SALE OF THE JOHN W. ADAMS LIBRARY
RARE BOOKS FEATURED IN KOLBE & FANNING AUCTION
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are celebrating our 150th Auction by offering highlights of the John W. Adams numismatic library
on July 14, 2018.
The Adams Library is well known for including one of the finest collections of American numismatic auction catalogues ever assembled. Indeed,
Adams is the author of the two-volume standard work on these classic catalogues: United States Numismatic Literature, Volumes I & II. The July 14
sale is, however, not limited to auction catalogues, and includes a number of rare and exceptional books, periodicals, and other items.
A few noteworthy lots include:
Lots 14 and 15
Lot 14: J.A. Bolen’s rare 1905 catalogue of his medals, cards and facsimiles
Lot 15: the very rare Bowers Coin Company Catalog of Rare United States Coins, a virtually unknown Bowers publication from early 1957
Lots 18 and 188
Lot 18: the 1708 Act of Queen Anne regulating the value of coins in America, one of the most important governmental attempts to control American
coinage during the colonial period
Lot 118: a beautifully bound set of the first seven original issues of the Colonial Newsletter
Lots 119 and 277
Lot 119: an original 1875 Crosby in a Nova Constellatio binding, one of a small number of copies specially bound by the author
Lots 196-198: store cards issued by Tom Elder, including one commemorating the 1910 ANA Convention and his sale of the Peter Mougey collection
held around the same time
Lot 277: a deluxe leatherbound copy of Howard Newcomb’s United States Cents of the Years 1801-1802-1803
Lot 282: an entirely complete set of the rare Canadian Antiquarian and Numismatic Journal
Lots 349 and 355
Lot 349: the rare second series of Wayte Raymond's Coin and Medal Bulletin (1923-1933), complete
Lot 355: an original copy of the very rare separate bound offprint of Edmund Slafter’s The Vermont Coinage.
The extensive, full-color catalogue is now available at bid.numislit.com. The sale will feature live
online bidding using Kolbe & Fanning’s custom third-party online bidding platform. Printed catalogues are being mailed to established customers.
Bidders wishing to make an appointment to view auction lots are invited to contact David Fanning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed and bonded auction firm in the State of Ohio. For more information, please see the
Kolbe & Fanning website at numislit.com or email David Fanning at email@example.com.
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