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    Very Rare 1865 Final Edition of Hodges
    No Longer Listing Confederate States

    Hodges, Edward M. Hodges' American Bank Note Safe-Guard... New York: Published by Edward M. Hodges, 1865. Folio [35.5 by 22.5 cm], original decoratively blindstamped dark brown cloth; upper cover lettered in gilt. 320 pages; typographical depictions of bank notes, 30 to a page, throughout. Various clippings, probably from Hodges' Journal of Finance and Bank Note Reporter, affixed to pastedowns. The very rare final edition, lacking from the Champa, Bass and Ford libraries and not represented in the American Numismatic Society Library. In this edition, those states under Confederate control were no longer listed. Bank notes issued in Union areas of Louisiana, which was under split control, are included. West Virginia is listed as a separate entity for the first and only time in this edition. Binding moderately worn; no particular problems. Very good.
    Estimate $750.
    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
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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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