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    [Banking and Finances]. Group of Works on Banking, the Treasury, and Finances. Includes: Gras's The Massachusetts First National Bank of Boston, 1784-1934; a worn copy of Burnham's American Counterfeits: How Detected, and How Avoided; Del Mar's The History of Money in America (ex-library); Lewis's A History of the Bank of North America; Linderman's Money and Legal Tender in the United States; Gibbons's The Banks of New-York, Their Dealers, the Clearing House, and the Panic of 1857; Burnham's Memoirs of the United States Secret Service; Clarke and Hall's Legislative and Documentary History of the Bank of the United States; and Benton's Thirty Years' View; or, a History of the Working of the American Government for Thirty Years, from 1820 to 1850 (ex-library). Very good or better unless otherwise noted.
    Estimate $250.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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