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    Complete Set of
    The Essay-Proof Journal

    Essay-Proof Society. The Essay-Proof Journal. A complete set, Vols. 1-50 (1944-1993), Whole Nos. 1-200. 8vo, original printed card covers. Some issues worn or with stained covers, but mostly near fine. While primarily philatelic, The Essay-Proof Journal is also highly relevant to banknote collectors and students of engraving. Very rarely encountered complete.
    Estimate $750.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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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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