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    B.G. Johnson's First Edition, First Printing Red Book
    Inscribed to Him by R.S. Yeoman

    Yeoman, R.S. A Guide Book of United States Coins. Catalog and Price List--1616 to Date... First (1947) edition, first printing. Racine, 1946. 12mo, original red cloth, gilt. 254, (2) pages; text illustrations. Inscribed and signed by R.S. Yeoman to B.G. Johnson on page 2. A neat association copy. In this first printing, the paragraph near the bottom of page 135 concludes with "the scarcity of this date," while the second printing concludes with "the scarcity of 1903 O." Gilt decent on front cover, and somewhat faded on spine. Binding cracked at junction of pages 2 and 3, but still intact. Very good or so.
    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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    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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