Riverside: June 1, 2004, and Long Beach, June 4 and 6, 2005. Two volumes. 4to, original brown quarter morocco; fine black cloth sides lettered in gilt and with color illustrations mounted on front covers; all page edges gilt; silk markers; specially commissioned marbled endpapers; clear dust-jackets. 308, (2); 172 pages; 1750 lots in all; numerous color and monochrome illustrations, prices realized lists. Fine. Item #5542
The Special Leatherbound Editions of Kolbe Sales 93 and 96. A landmark American numismatic library. The first Ford sale is Kolbe’s masterwork, and is unquestionably the most important single-volume numismatic literature auction catalogue published in this country. The two parts encompass a stunning array of rare and standard works important both for their content and condition.