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    Lord Sheffield on American Commerce

    Holroyd, John, Earl of Sheffield. Observations on the Commerce of the America States with Europe and the West Indies: Including the Several Articles of Import and Export: And on the Tendency of a Bill Now Depending in Parliament. London: J. Debrett, 1783. Second edition. 4to [23 by 14.5 cm], slightly later dark brown half morocco with marbled sides; spine lettered in gilt. (4), 122, (2), 9, (1) pages; pagination including 2 of 18 tables, most of them folding. Complete. Howes H616:
    "Pointed out superciliously the helpless position of American commerce, and thus influenced the shaping of England's trade policy from 1783 to 1789, so detrimental to American commerce and shipping interests, as to contribute greatly to the formation of a Federal Union, better able, than were the separate federated states, to retaliate against Briti

    Binding extremities rubbed; near fine.
    Estimate $500.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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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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