Howard Daniel notes that there's an important U.S. numismatic book in the September 29th Spink sale in London. Lot 1022 is a copy of W. L. Ormsby's rare 1852 work, "A Description of the Present System of Banknote Engraving".
W.L.Ormsby, a book bound in green leather with gold lettering and titled 'A description of the present system of Banknote engraving', printed New York, 1852, cotaining various plates and engravings including a sheet of Railroad Bank $1 (4), Adrian, multiple vignettes and engine turnings
excellent condition, attractive and rare
Estimate £ 500-700
To read the complete lot description, see:
Sale 1022 Lot 1730
Wayne Homren, Editor
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