Tom Wetter has been working hard to build a top-notch online bibliography of American numismatics on the Numismatic Bibliomania Society web site. To finish it, he needs your help. He's created a web page listing the editions he requires images of to complete the first part of the bibliography, The One Hundred Greatest Items of United States Numismatic Literature.
See the link below. Because NBS aspires to have images of every edition of each of the books (even reprints) in the bibliography, it's a lengthy list. But that makes for a target-rich environment where any one of us has an opportunity to chip in. Items from your numismatic library could be the "plate books" on the site.
Here's a VERY short excerpt from the beginning of the list. Please click on the link below to review the complete list. Please help out if you can - we NEED your contributions to make this project a success.
#2 - Early Coins Of America
1875 Lyman Low Binding
1970 Burt Franklin Reprint
1974 Quarterman Reprint, with and without dust jacket.
1983 Quarterman Reprint, without dust jacket.
1990 Durst Reprint
#4 - A Guide Book Of United States Coins
6th Edition, 1953-1954
9th Edition, 1956
10th Edition, 1957
#5 - Penny Whimsy
1st Edition, with and without dust jacket.
1965 Ford Reprint, with and without dust jacket.
1965 Krause Reprint, with and without dust jacket.
1976 Quarterman Reprint, with and without dust jacket.
1990 Durst Reprint, with and without dust jacket.
To read the complete list, see:
Images needed to complete the Top 100 NBS Survey
Wayne Homren, Editor
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