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A Special Copy

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A Special Copy
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Bank Leu AG. SILBERMÜNZEN DER RÖMISCHEN REPUBLIK AUS EINER ALTEN PRIVATSAMMLUNG. Auktion 17. Zürich, 3.-4. Mai 1977. 4to, later brown leatherette, gilt; original pictorial card covers bound in. 88, (2) pages; 913 lots; 41 plates; valuation list. Annotated by RBW. Correspondence and notes bound in [see comments]. Fine. “Bound and gifted to RBW by A. McCabe, 11/13,” according to a note affixed to the front flyleaf. The catalogue of the collection of Dr. E. Nicolas. The correspondence and other material bound at the end of the catalogue include RBW’s instructions to his agent Simon Bendall, a note to Dr. Leo Mildenberg, two air mail letters from Bendall to RBW, a typewritten letter signed in ink from Mildenberg to RBW, and RBW’s notes on his planned bids. Most interesting, and a nice keepsake. Clain-Stefanelli 3751*. Grierson 279. Spring 422 [first on the list of “Most important sales of struck Roman republican coins”]. Ex RBW Library.