- 144 pages
- Collection of Historical Coins of the World, of the Late Henry L. Jewett, Esq.
- Samuel Hudson Chapman
- 25 February 2018 Samuel Hudson Chapman
Excerpt from Collection of Historical Coins of the World, of the Late Henry L Jewett, Esq Cataloged by S H Chapman, June 21, 22 and 23, 1909In early boyhood he developed a fondness for history and the collection of old coins, and, as success in business warranted, added to his cabinet, until at his death it comprised one of the finest general collections of coins and medals to be found in any private collection in America.This cabinet of the old and modern, of the quaint and bean tiful, of the artistic and crude unfolded a ood of light of the world s coinage and history, that in his leisure moments was an unfailing source of interest and intellectual enjoyment.This valuable collection of rare beauty and excellence and selected with the greatest care after years of patient historical research in its accumulation, is now offered for sale at auction.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read Collection of Historical Coins of the World, of the Late Henry L. Jewett, Esq. – johndore.co.uk