Philadelphia: April 16-17, 1897. 8vo, original gilt-printed white paper covers. 56 pages; 1261 lots. Printed prices realized list bound in at end. Front cover taped; very good or better. Item #5385
Adams 51. Special post-sale copy, described thus in the preface: “Catalogues will be issued after sale, with a price list of what each lot sells for, price $1.00.” Scarce. Slightly larger than standard octavo size at 247 by 168 mm, it is the only Chapman sale printed in this format and the only non-plated catalogue issued with the prices realized list bound in. Adams A–: “3 RRR gold patterns. Gold proof sets. Proof 1840 $1. MS chain 1¢ (3). Discovery S-53. XF 1799 1¢. MS 1823 1¢. Proof 1820 1¢.” Ex Kolbe Sale 63, lot 934; ex John W. Adams Library.