UNITED STATES NUMISMATIC LITERATURE.
Adams, John W.
Volume I Nineteenth Century Auction Catalogs
Reprint of 1982 edition. With very little having been written on the literature of coin collecting, the author covers nineteenth century American auction catalogues in this volume. One thousand catalogues issued by nineteen dealers during the formative years of American numismatics are analyzed by content. Includes bibliography, chronological list of catalogs, and index. With twenty-three black-and-white illustrations. Leaflet of additions and corrections loosely laid
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THE BOOK AS ART.
Limited to only 35 numbered copies signed by Kathleen Dinan, Leonard Seastone and Alexandra Soteriou. 10 leaves printed rectos only by Leonard Seastone in red and black on rough-edged all cotton, handmade paper by Kathleen Dinan, Wildcliff Paper Studio, joined concertina-style by white cotton tape, woodcut over title by Leonard Seastone. Binding by Alexandra Soteriou. A limited edition catalogue for the eponymous exhibition held at the Wildcliff Craft Center, Fall, 1979. Laid-in is a note regarding the binding "pages were glued to strips by binder on a ladder which she fell from and got a broken leg".