Kolbe & Fanning, USA-New York

13. January 2018

New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning’s New York Book Auction Now Accepting Bids

The catalogue for the 2018 New York Book Auction, to be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 by Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers, is now available through the firm’s online bidding platform. The catalogue, featuring highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd along with other properties, is also available through the Kolbe & Fanning app, which can be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Printed catalogues have recently been mailed to active clients.

The sale will be held in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention in the Empire State Ballroom I of the Grand Hyatt hotel in Manhattan (109 E. 42nd Street), beginning at 12:30 pm Eastern Time.

A few highlights include:

Lot 13.

Lot 13.

Lot 13: the 1755 auction catalogue of the Richard Mead collection, priced & named.

Lot 33 (left) and Lot 51 (right).Lot 33 (left) and Lot 51 (right).

Lot 33 (left) and Lot 51 (right).

Lot 33: an attractive original copy of Cohen’s classic work on Roman Republican coins; and
Lot 51: the impressive 1708 five-volume folio edition of Goltzius, including the magnificent Icones volume.

Lot 130 (left) and Lot 211 (right).Lot 130 (left) and Lot 211 (right).

Lot 130 (left) and Lot 211 (right).

Lot 130: a unique printer’s mock-up of Aeneas Vico’s 1558 Augustarum Imagines; and Lot 211: an original copy of Hutten-Czapski on early Russian coins.

Lot 255 (left) and Lot 288 (right).Lot 255 (left) and Lot 288 (right).

Lot 255 (left) and Lot 288 (right).

Lot 255: an extraordinary suite of 285 original drawings of Lyonnaise jetons from the collection of Ernest Poncet; and Lot 288: the complete Sotheby’s sales of the John G. Murdoch collection (1903-04).

Lot 334.

Lot 334.

Lot 334: P.N. Breton’s very rare handwritten catalogue of Indian Chief Medals.

Lot 344 (left) and Lot 374 (right).Lot 344 (left) and Lot 374 (right).

Lot 344 (left) and Lot 374 (right).

Lot 344: a beautiful copy of the very rare plated W.H. Hunter sale (S.H. Chapman, 1920); and Lot 374: the exceptionally rare plated Schieffelin catalogue of ancient coins (Scott & Co., 1879), bound with 34 other sales from that year, ex the Virgil Brand library.

For information on how to place your bid, for registering and viewing the lots visit the firm’s online bidding platform. You may also email David Fanning.

To learn more about the William Burd Library, click here.

And essential facts about the 2018 New York International Numismatic Convention are gathered on the relevant website.

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