Kolbe & Fanning’s 2016 New York Book Auction features remarkable rarities and important works from around the world. With the celebrated RBW Library on Roman Republican coins serving as its foundation, the sale’s offerings span the numismatic spectrum.
Some highlights include:
Lot 42: the very rare catalogue of the Carlos de Beistegui collection
Lot 54: the 1522 Aldine Press edition of Budé’s masterwork De asse
Lot 169: a complete bound set of the Berliner Blätter für Munz-, Siegel- und Wappenkunde
Lot 206: a handsome copy of Fulvio Orsini’s 1577 Familiae Romanae
Lots 324 through 327: the RBW collection of nearly 1,000 numismatic offprints arranged in four lots
Lots 368 and 378: the massive catalogues of the Gustave Dreyful reliefs & plaquettes and Renaissance medals
Lot 399: a very rare original copy of Prou on Carolingian coins
Lot 401: Ricaud de Tiregale’s classic 1772 work on Russian medals
Lot 418: Duke Karl Bernhard’s 1828 memoirs of traveling in America, including visits to the U.S. Mint and other numismatic entries
Lot 427: S.H. Chapman’s 1913 catalogue of the John P. Lyman collection, with plates.
Over 450 lots are included in the sale, a PDF of which has been posted on the K&F website at numislit.com. Printed catalogues are being mailed this week to current customers, and the fully-illustrated online catalogue will be posted to our online bidding platform at auction.numismlit.com in about a week. The sale will take place on Saturday, January 9, 2016, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan in conjunction with the 2016 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC).
More information on the sale will be included in future announcements.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed auction firm in the State of Ohio and is conducting the sale in conjunction with Marissa Russell, auctioneer. For more information, please see the Kolbe & Fanning website at www.numislit.com or email David Fanning at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to your participation.