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Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 4021. Estimate $50. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006. 
Sold For $38. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Humphreys, H. Noel. The Coin Collector's Manual. (London, 1871). xxiv, 726 pages with 10 engraved plates along with occasional line drawings in text, in two volumes. Primarily concerned with ancient Greek and Roman coinage, with a brief overview of English and foreign coins. Scattered inked notations in the margins of the English section, apparently 19th century prices. Crimson pressed board covers, standard Bohn's Scientific Library binding. Fair condition, hinges weak, spine chipped, water stains on upper corner of covers and on some pages. Two (2) volumes in lot. ($50)