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WHY EARLY RED BOOKS ARE RARE

The E-Sylum (2/7/2010)


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Numismatic literature dealer Charles Davis writes:

The rarity of early Red Books explained. Makes a nice presentation inscription of the flyleaf!

Red Book inscription

Charlie attached the above photo of an 8th edition Red Book. The inscription reads: "You may have this copy as I usually destroy them after one year." -Editor
with details. We are interested in further expanding our already exceptional selection of in print titles.

Telegraph book piles P. Scott Rubin Numisamtic Library

Scott adds:

The library is being reorganized and that is why so many piles are in the middle of the room. Also, not pictured are the shelves that contain the Stack's (up till 1995), Woodward, Chapman and Mehl catalogs. Also the shelves that house 19th century, numismatic literature sales and better special editions. These are all in the same room but on walls not in the photo.

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