For numismatic bibliophiles, what could be better than a book about numismatic bookselling? A new book has just been released on the career of NBS co-founder George Kolbe and his
half century in the field of numismatic literature. -Editor
David and Maria Fanning have published a tribute volume in celebration of George F. Kolbe’s 50th anniversary in the field of numismatic books. The 100-page volume brings together short
recollections and appreciations of Kolbe by nearly thirty clients, friends and colleagues, and also includes a detailed listing of his auction catalogues and an introduction by David Fanning.
The tribute volume, a softcover octavo printed on fine paper and illustrated in color, has been published in a very limited edition of 100 copies, more than half of which have been reserved for
contributors and family. The remaining copies are available at a publication price of $75 plus shipping at numislit.com.
I was happy to be a contributor to the volume. Here's the complete list, and a couple sample pages. -Editor
Douglas Saville, John W. Adams, Marvin Lessen. David Edmunds, P. Scott Rubin, Del Bland, Richard Margolis, Barry D. Tayman, Warren Baker. Francis D. Campbell, Chuck & Lyn Peterson, Alan Meghrig,
Harvey G. Stack, Denis Loring, Eric P. Newman, Ira Rezak, MD, Joe Foster, Myron Xenos, Charles Davis, Q. David Bowers, Dan Hamelberg, Jonathan Kagan, Phil Carrigan, Joel Orosz, Wayne Homren, Joseph
E. Boling, Len Augsburger, and John Kraljevich.
Left: George Kolbe, Boy Salesman
Right: An Appreciation by David Fanning
Wayne Homren, Editor
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