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Leatherbound Edition Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia

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Leatherbound Edition Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia
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Mehl, B. Max. THE STAR RARE COIN ENCYCLOPEDIA. FORTY-THIRD EDITION. LISTING COINS OF THE WORLD, PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED, MOST COMPLETE AND AUTHENTIC WORK OF ITS KIND PUBLISHED. COMPLETE LISTS OF ALL RARE UNITED STATES AND COLONIAL COINS, PRIVATE AND TERRITORIAL GOLD, U.S. NOTES, FRACTIONAL CURRENCY, CONFEDERATE AND COLONIAL NOTES, ENCASED POSTAGE STAMPS, RARE CANADIAN COINS, FOREIGN COINS; SHOWING PRICES PAID FOR THEM; TOGETHER WITH VALUABLE AND AUTHENTIC INFORMATION AND SPECIALLY PREPARED ARTICLES ON COINS AND COINAGE. Fort Worth, 1936. 12mo, original flexible brown full morocco; upper cover lettered in gilt; brown page edges. 206, (2) pages; interleaved; illustrated throughout. Lacking front flyleaf, else fine. The very rare deluxe edition, in full morocco. It would appear that only a few copies of any one edition of Mehl’s veritable cash cow were bound and interleaved in this manner, including copies intended for his own library. We have previously encountered copies of the 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 42nd, 43rd and 44th editions thus bound. Ex Armand Champa library (Sale IV, lot 3769); ex Craig Smith; ex Kolbe Sale 98, lot 227.