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The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS) is an educational association founded in 1979 to support and promote the use and collecting of numismatic literature. Numismatic literature includes books, periodicals, catalogs and other written or printed material relating to coins, medals, tokens, or paper money, ancient or modern, U.S. or worldwide.
This Week's E-Sylum
August 7, 2022
- WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM AUGUST 7, 2022
- 2022 NBS BENEFIT AUCTION
- KOLBE & FANNING 2022 SUMMER AMERICANA SALE
- NEW BOOK: HALF CENTS 1793-1857 VARIETY GUIDE
- NEW BOOK: HALF DOLLARS 1794-1807 VARIETY GUIDE
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- NBS Charity Auction Friday, August 19 - Details are >>Here<<
- The Awards Page has been updated to show 2021 winners! NBS Awards Page
- New NBS Podcast
Numismatic Bibliographies, with David Fanning, interview by Lianna Spurrier. Podcasts can be heard here.
- Back Issues - Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are now managing the distribution of back issues of the award-winning journal The Asylum. Back issues are available in limited numbers. An inventory of what's available can be downloaded at numislit.com/pdfs/AsylumBackIssues.pdf. Contact Kolbe & Fanning at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 414-0855 to order.
- The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.
NBS commissioned Lianna Spurrier to produce a bimonthly podcast for NBS. Below are the current 4 NBS Bibliotalk Podcasts to date:
- Episode 12 -
Civil War Tokens, with Cole Hendrickson
- Episode 11 -
A Top 100 Library, LIVE with Leonard Augsburger and Joel Orosz
- Episode 10 -
Napoleonic Medals, with Marc Charles Ricard
- Episode 9 -
Numismatic Bibliographies, with David Fanning
ALL Podcasts can be heard here.
NBS Podcasts are also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.
V40N1 Table of Contents
The Asylum Spring 2022
In this issue:
My Red Book CollectionBy Samuel S. Rowe
Paul Wittlin and His Innovative Grading ScaleBy Thomas D. Harrison
Defining the IrreplaceableBy Scott H. Miller
The American Numismatic Association Election of 1909 as Viewed through Its Membership Applications from 1907 to 1910By Douglas Ward
ASSOCIATIONS: Autographs • Annotations • Inscriptions Charles Ira Bushnell’s Flandin’s Catalogue of Coins and Medals: Part II, The Pierre Flandin Sale, June 6, 1855By Joel J. Orosz
Click on the link below for free PDF Copy of the Summer Issue V38N2:
Free PDF of Asylum V38N2 Summer 2020
Martin Gengerke has made his book on ANA Auctions Open Source and available for download by NBS Member at no charge. The book can be found on the >>Resources Page.<<
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