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Auction 165  3 Dec 2022
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Lot 176

Starting price: 130 USD
Price realized: 375 USD
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Classic English-Language Study of Japanese Coinage
Munro, Neil Gordon. COINS OF JAPAN. Yokohama, 1904. First edition. 12mo, original green cloth lettered in gilt. Frontispiece printed in color; (2), xx, 281, (3), 2 pages; portrait plate; color plate of primitive treasure; 25 plates printed in metallic tints; 38 additional plates of coins; text illustrations. Both hinges cracked; minor discoloration to covers; very good. Harry Bass's copy of the very scarce first edition of this important and impressively printed work. The bindings on these almost always have problems--this is above-average. Clain-Stefanelli 10489*. Coole W406: "Based on coins in the Reilly collection, A.N.S. Museum." Ex Harry W. Bass, Jr. Library (Kolbe Sale 75), lot 459.

Estimate: 200 USD
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