THE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF A NUMISMATIC BOOKSELLER. George F. Kolbe.

THE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF A NUMISMATIC BOOKSELLER

Cedar Pines Park: 2012. Tall 8vo; original green textured Japanese bookbinding cloth; red morocco spine label; gilt. 335, (1) pages; illustrated. New. Item #1806

Edition limited to 150 copies. An essential work for those interested in numismatic literature. The book begins with a foreword by Jonathan H. Kagan and the preface traces the early years of Kolbeís career as a numismatic bookseller. It is followed by a brief introduction. Interesting and informative notes and commentary will be found throughout the book, including anecdotes, observations on the importance and rarity of certain titles, including their scope and content, etc. The volume comprises a detailed catalogue of the compilerís reference library, formed over four decades as a dealer in rare and out-of-print numismatic publications. In essence it is a bibliography of numismatic bibliographies and related publications. While the author makes no claim of completeness, well over one thousand publications are listed and described.

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