Kolbe & Fanning's next numismatic literature sale will close July 13, 2019. Here's the announcement. Some great items here! The
subscription Crosby and large paper Hickcox have eluded me while building my own library. -Editor
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are announcing our Sale 153, which will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019. The 500-lot sale
includes a fine selection of books on ancient, world and U.S. numismatics, with especially important offerings from the library of Philip J.
The sale features particularly notable runs of American auction catalogues, along with core references on ancient and world coins, many of them in
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 8 and 48
Lot 8: an attractively bound copy of the groundbreaking 1755 auction catalogue of the Richard Mead collection, the first truly notable British
lot 48: the massive plate volume of Ernst Justus Haeberlin's extraordinary 1910 Aes Grave
Lots 106 and 112
Lot 106: a beautiful 1824-1826 quarto edition of Visconti's exquisitely illustrated Iconographie grecque
Lot 112: the rare expanded second edition (1723) of the magnificent compendium of Louis XIV medals, Médailles sur les principaux
événements du règne entier de Louis le Grand
Lots 232 and 325
Lot 232: a remarkable archive of materials relating to the establishment and early operation of ANACS, from the Eric P. Newman files
Lot 325: Newman's plated copy of the 1912 Henry Chapman catalogue of the George H. Earle collection
Lots 349 and 359
Lot 349: an original subscription set of Crosby's Early Coins of America, as published in printed paper covers
Lot 359: a very large collection of 176 different Thomas Elder catalogues, part of the offerings in this sale of American auction catalogues
collected by Phil Carrigan, which include the extensive series issued by Cogan, Mehl, Stack's, Woodward, the Chapmans, Frossard, Low, Haseltine,
Bolender, et al.
Lots 393 and 462
Lot 393: the finest known copy of the large-paper edition of John H. Hickcox's 1858 An Historical Account of American Coinage, one of only
five copies printed
Lot 462: an almost entirely complete set of Hans M.F. Schulman catalogues, forming an exceptional resource on world coinage.
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning use Auction Mobility as our third-party online bidding
platform. Auction Mobility is an app-based platform allowing users the ability to participate in the sale through phones, tablets and computers. To
register for the sale, bidders must go to bid.numislit.com and sign up. Once you have set up an account, you
may browse lots, place advance bids, or participate in the live sale online. Those wishing to participate on their devices can download the Kolbe
& Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store.
The printed catalogue of Sale 153 was mailed to active customers this week. A PDF of the printed catalogue has been posted to our main website at
numislit.com for those who prefer that format. Bids placed via post, email, fax or phone must be received by July 12, the day before the sale, in
order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed at any time online at bid.numislit.com; live internet bidding will be available during the sale itself through the same platform.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for the sale, go to bid.numislit.com . We look forward to your participation.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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