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    Very Rare Second Edition, Now Titled
    Hodges' New Bank Note Safe-Guard

    Hodges, J. Tyler. Hodges' New Bank Note Safe-Guard; Giving Fac Simile Descriptions of Upwards of Ten Thousand Bank Notes Embracing Every Genuine Note Issued in the United States & Canada. The Most Effectual Detector of Spurious, Altered and Counterfeit Bills Ever Published. The Only Work of the Kind Extant. New-York: Arranged and Published by J. Tyler Hodges, Banker, 1857. Folio [34 by 22 cm], original dark green cloth, impressed in blind and lettered in gilt; original heavy printed paper covers bound in. (4), 326 pages; typographical depictions of bank notes, 27 to a page, throughout. The very rare second edition, lacking from the Ford library. These useful publications were gradually enlarged and revised by brothers John Tyler and Daniel Milton Hodges and, in 1862, the work was taken over by Daniel's son Edward. It remained in the latter's hands until the final edition of 1865. Front cover nearly detached, along with opening blanks; text generally very good or better.
    Estimate $500.
    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: 7
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    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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