Item #7288 THE LESTER MERKIN LIBRARY. George Frederick Kolbe.


New York: June 15, 1984. Small 4to, original brown cloth printed in copper; decorative spiderweb dust wrapper. 68, (4) pages; 350 lots. Interior printed in black and copper ink. Original prices realized list and estimates list laid in. ALAN MEGHRIG's name impressed in gilt on front cover. Inscribed by author to Alan Meghrig on front flyleaf. Fine. Item #7288

The Hardbound Presentation Edition. Copy 15 of 250 copies in this format, printed on acid-free paper. One of only a few with a name impressed in gilt on the front cover. A notable sale combining Merkin's complete run of plated large format plated Chapman sales and numerous plated small format sales, with colonial rarities from the Richard Picker library, including also his plated Showers and Brobston half cent catalogues.

Price: $35.00