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    Newman, Eric P. Earliest Picture of St. Louis. Offprint from Glimpses of the Past. Vol. VIII, Nos. 7-9. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, July-September 1941. 8vo, original printed paper covers. Paginated 71-98. Near fine. [with] Newman, Eric P., and Kenneth E. Bressett. The Fantastic 1804 Dollar. First edition, second printing. Racine, 1962. 8vo, original brown cloth lettered in silver. 144 pages; illustrated. Inscribed by Eric P. Newman to Sid Levinson on the flyleaf. Name sticker on front cover. An offprint of Newman's first published numismatic article with an inscribed copy of one of his most popular works.
    Estimate $150.
    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
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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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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