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[Delmar Collection] Medieval, Renaissance and Later Tapestries, Works of Art and Furniture, Property formerly in the Delmar Collection, Budapest, and from other sources. New York Sotheby Parke Bernet: March 23-24th, 1973. Bronze figures and medals, tapestries, carvings, maiolica, door locks, and more. Softcover. 8.5"x9.5", 98 pages, 231 lots, b/w illustrations, prices realized sheet stapled to title page.

Inventory #: 7870
Price: $ 25.00       

Jordan, Louis. John Hull, The Mint and the Economics of Massachusetts Coinage. Colonial Coin Collector's Club: 2002. The stories of Colonial silversmith John Hull and the early days of the Massachusetts mint are irresistibly intertwined, as this well-documented study makes clear. In addition to being, with his partner John Sanderson, the first silversmith working in 17th century Massachusetts, Hull was the Colony's first Mint Master, and although both major sources to his life and work, Clarke's 1940 biography and Patricia Kane's recent study of Massachusetts silversmiths, note his mint work, neither delves into it in more than passing. Louis Jordan, making use of ledgers and other records, changes all that with this in-depth and consuming study of a silversmith, a mint, and a new coinage for a new country... Hardcover. 8.5"x11", xx + 348 pages, b/w illustrations, dj bibliography. New.

Inventory #: 90158
Price: $ 50.00       

Oleson, John. Greek Numismatic Art. Coins of the Arthur Stone Dewing Collection. Cambridge Fogg Art Museum: 1975. Sixty-four outstanding and interesting ancient coins from this noted collection are illustrated and described here. The photos of the coins have been enlarged from actual size to show greater detail. Softcover. 8"x7", 58 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil.

Inventory #: 34961
Price: $ 25.00       

Sigler, Phares O. Numismatic Bibliography. Dearborn The Dearborn Press: 1951. A useful bibliography, with 3138 entries for American and foreign coin-related books and periodical articles. Hardcover. 6"x9", 189 pages, Minor wear.

Inventory #: 35855
Price: $ 20.00       

Spadone, Frank G. Major Variety and Oddity Guide of United States Coins. Krause Publications: 1967. 4th edition. Looking to fill in your set? Here's the 4th edition to this standard guide to mis-strikes, oddities and "oopsies". Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 128 pages, black & white illustrations. Some wear.

Inventory #: 35859
Price: $ 10.00       

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