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    Important Volumes of The Bankers' Magazine

    Homans, J. Smith [editor]. The Bankers' Magazine, and Statistical Register. Vols. IV-V, continued as Vols. I-IV of the New Series (Boston and New York, July 1849-June 1855); plus Vols. VII of the New Series (New York, July 1857-June 1858). Seven complete volumes, as bound in 12. Approximately 7000 pages; occasional illustrations. 1851 issues reprint Eckfeldt and Du Bois's New Varieties of Gold and Silver Coins... with 5 plates of American coins, including many private and territorial gold coins. Final volume with spectacular engraved color advertisements for anti-photographic bank notes in the form of such notes by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson and by Toppan, Carpenter & Co. Five volumes bound in 10 in matching later green cloth, gilt; one volume bound as a whole in contemporary half leather; one removed from a previous binding. An important source of information on American paper money of the period, primarily from a banker's perspective. Coins and counterfeiting are also recurring topics. Most volumes fine, with final two volumes good to very good.
    Estimate $500.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

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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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