Enjoy browsing this list of 49 numismatic and philatelic titles (coins and stamps) available as January 3, 2014, and remember ordering is easy from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.

1. AUSTRIA MUNZKATALOG 1792-1975, Netto-Marktpreiskatalog, Wein, Austria, [1975], B&W illustrations, 70pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Includes coins of: Franz II. (I.), Ferdinand I., Franz Joseph I. 1. und 2. Republik., (Order No: 48671 ), $12.50

2. Akerman, John Yonge, TRADESMEN'S TOKENS: CURRENT IN LONDON AND ITS VICINITY BETWEEN THE YEARS 1648 AND 1672, Burt Franklin, New York, (1969), B&W plates, 257pp, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1849, this book provides an account of the tokens or representatives of lawful money current in London, and indeed, throughout all England, from the year 1648 to the year 1672., (Order No: 13918 ), $45.00

3. Ashbrook, Stanley B.; Jacobs, Ernest R. (preface by) signed by both, THE UNITED STATES ONE CENT STAMP OF 1851-1857 -- VOLUME I, H. L. Lindquist Publisher, New York, 1938 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 324pp, very good, light blue cloth (hardcover), "The Study and Story of a Single United States Stamp, the First of a Value of One Cent to be Issued by Our Government; Also a Review of the Postal History and Postal Markings of the Above Period." With special chapters written especially for this work by Elliott Perry, Clarence W. Brazer, and Mannel Hahn., (Order No: 60034 ), $250.00

4. Berman, Neil S. and Schulman, Hans M. F., THE INVESTOR'S GUIDE TO UNITED STATES COINS, Coin & Currency Institute, New York, (1986), B&W illustrations, 230pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871844001 "Everything you need to know about the No. 1 emerging growth area for the'90s! - Now! For the first time ever - the complete history of US Type Coins - your guide to spectacular profits in the coming years!", (Order No: 13422 ), $10.00

5. Bianculli, Anthony J., RAILROAD HISTORY ON AMERICAN POSTAGE STAMPS, The Astragal Press, Mendham, NJ, (2004), B&W illustrations, 266pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1931626200 Spanning almost two centuries this book tells the stories behind many United States that portray railroad history., (Order No: 60713 ), $30.00

6. Bishop, Morin (managing editor), CELEBRATE THE CENTURY - A COLLECTION OF COMMEMORATIVE STAMPS - TEN VOLUME SET COMPLETE - 1900 TO 1999, Time-Life Custom Publishing, Richmond, VA, (1998) - (1999), B&W and color illustrations, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Set of books published by the United States Postal Service to coincide with the creation of a series of stamps commemorating this tumultuous century. One book for each decade from 1900 to 1999. Volume 1, 2, 3, and 8 have been opening, the remaining volumes are still in their original shrinkwrap. No stamps came with this set., (Order No: 45987 ), $95.00

7. Bowers, Q. David, THE STRANGE CAREER OF DR. WILKINS - A NUMISMATIC INQUIRY, Bowers and Merena Galleries, Wolfeboro, NH, (1987) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A study of the counterstamped coins of Dr. G. G. Wilkins., (Order No: 42425 ), $45.00

8. Breglia, Laura (introduction by Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli), ROMAN IMPERIAL COINS: THEIR ART & TECHNIQUE, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 236pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Presents a fully illustrated account of the Roman coin designers from the second half of the first century B.C. to the close of the fourth century A.D. - almost the entire span of the Imperial period., (Order No: 55065 ), $40.00

9. Breton, P. N., ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COINS AND TOKENS RELATING TO CANADA - ABRIDGED REPRINT, R. Paul Nadin-Davis Numis., Ottawa, Canada, 1983, B&W illustrations, 214pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0919909027 Abridged from the 1894 edition by removing "those pages of the original Breton which contained photographs of famous numismatists and their biographies.", (Order No: 63196 ), $20.00

10. Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., TRITON III - IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL NOVEMBER 30TH & DECEMBER 1ST, 1999 - COIN AUCTION, Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA, 1999, B&W and color illustrations, 296PP, good, wraps (softcover) dampstain foreedge of last few pages, Coin auction featuring: Greek, Roman and English coins from the collection of Marian A. Sinton (part one); further Greek selections; gold coins of the Roman Republic and Imperators; furtheer coins from the collection of Cornelius C. Vermeule III. Prices realized laid in., (Order No: 56288 ), $25.00

11. Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC GROUP, INC. - MAIL BID SALE 57 CLOSING APRIL 4, 2001 -- COIN AUCTION, Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA, 2001, B&W illustrations, 231pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Coin auction featuring: The John Bergman Collection of Greek Bronzes; An Exceptional Offering of Greek and Roman Cistophoric Tetradrachms; Imperatorial & Augustan Denarii from a European Collection; A Collection featuring the Emperor Trajan; An Importnat English Celtic Collection from Australia; More Pennies from the Allen Collection with an Emphasis on the Exeter Mint. Prices realized laid in., (Order No: 56293 ), $10.00

12. Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC GROUP, INC. - MAIL BID SALE 58 CLOSING SEPTEMBER 19, 2001 - COIN AUCTION, Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA, 2001, B&W illustrations, 260pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Coin auction featuring: Alexander III Tetradrachms from a European Collection; Larissa Ddrachms by Variety; Thebes Staters by Magistrate; Parthian Tetradrachms by Date; Provincial Rarities from an American Collection; A Sestertius of Britannicus; Byzantine from an American Collection; Venetian Gold; Selections from the William J. Conte Collection of Late Anglo Saxon and Plantagenet Pennies; Near Eastern Cylinder Seals; and, Numismatic literature., (Order No: 56294 ), $10.00

13. Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., THE CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC REVIEW - VOLUME XXV - SUMMER/FALL 2000, Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA, 2000, B&W illustrations, 46pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56295 ), $8.50

14. Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., THE CLASSICAL NUMISMATIC REVIEW - VOLUME XXVI - SUMMER 2001, Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, PA, 2001, B&W illustrations, 60pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56296 ), $8.50

15. Cribb, Joe (editor), MONEY FROM COWRIE SHELLS TO CREDIT CARDS, British Museum Publications, London, (1986), B&W and color illustrations, 192pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0714108626, (Order No: 63016 ), $7.00

16. Dickgiesser, Robert W., BERMUDA KING GEORGE VI HIGH VALUES - A GUIDE TO THE FLAWS AND PRINTINGS, Triad Publications, Weston, MA, (1980), B&W illustrations, 59pp, fine, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 47106 ), $50.00

17. Dow, Sterling T., MAINE POSTAL HISTORY AND POSTMARKS, Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., Portland, ME, 1943 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 167pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60491 ), $65.00

18. Gardner, Percy (with an introduction by Margaret Thompson), ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE TYPES OF GREEK COINS, Argonaut Publishers, Chicago, IL, 1965, B&W illustrations, 218pp, plates, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Presents an understanding of the interrelation of archaeolgy and numismatics and illustrates how their studies may benefit each others., (Order No: 51790 ), $20.00

19. Giraldi, Thomas E. and McCann, Peter P., THE POSTAL HISTORY OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS, Triad Publications, Weston, MA, (1989), B&W illustrations, 172pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover), It was not until 1889 that the first post office was opened in the Cayman Islands, and the first adhesives inscribed "Cayman Islands" did not make their appearance until 1900. Fascinating history., (Order No: 47103 ), $75.00

20. Gupta, V. K., A HANDBOOK ON GWALIOR POSTAL HISTORY AND STAMPS (1837-1950), Kohli Type Foundary, Dehli, n.d., B&W illustrations, 218pp, good w/chipped and worn dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60990 ), $50.00

21. Hanmer, R. F., A SURVEY OF U.S. MACHINE POSTMARKS 1875-1925, published by the author, Wallingford, CT, 1981, B&W illustrations, 34pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 42419 ), $25.00

22. Helbock, Richard W., POSTMARKS ON POSTCARDS: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY UNITED STEATES POSTMARKS, La Posta Publications, Lake Oswego, OR, 1987, B&W illustrations, 248pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60797 ), $25.00

23. Herbert, Kevin, THE JOHN MAX WULFING COLLECTION IN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - ANCIENT COINS IN NORTH AMERICAN COLLECTIONS, American Numismatic Society, New York, 1979, 22 B&W plates follow text, 30pp of text, very good, salmon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 089722180X, (Order No: 55870 ), $14.50

24. Iacovo, James S., A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO UNITED STATES COMMEMORATIVE COINS, The Ivy Press, Inc., Dallas, TX, (1979), B&W illustrations, 130pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0933372000, (Order No: 63279 ), $7.50

25. Karlen, Harvey M. (editor), CHICAGO POSTAL HISTORY - SELECTIONS THAT HONOR THE COLLECTING INTERESTS OF RICHARD MCP. CABEEN, Collectors Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1971, B&W illustrations, 191pp, very good++, padded maroon cloth (hardcover), Fascinating essays on early postal history in Chicago., (Order No: 59926 ), $35.00

26. Kyle, R. A. and Shampo, M. A. (edited by), MEDICINE AND STAMPS, The American Medical Assoc., n.p., (1970), B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Our stamps allow us to honor, while we learn in doing so, such mighty figures or events in medicine as the discoverer of ether, the conqueror of malaria, the physicians of the world, the conquest of many diseases, the triumph of abdominal surgery and many others not easily appreciated in our everyday life, but none the less of paramount importance to the health of all of us., (Order No: 31440 ), $7.00

27. Langford, Frederick, STANDARD FLAG CANCEL ENCYCLOPEDIA - A CLASSIFYING RESEARCH WORK SECOND, COMPLETELY REVISED EDITION, published by the author, Pasadena, CA, 1965, B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good, spiral bound, wraps (softcover) small break to spiral, "Compiled from Original Sources, including Official Records no longer Existing.", (Order No: 42635 ), $80.00

28. Lawrence, David, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BARBER QUARTERS - 2ND EDITION, DLRC Press, Virginia Beach, VA, (1994), B&W illustrations, 127pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1880731215, (Order No: 63284 ), $65.00

29. Lincoln, Leo L. and Drickamer, Lee C., POSTAL HISTORY OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS 1790-1981, published by the authors, Williamstown, MA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the authors, (Order No: 61029 ), $40.00

30. Majewski, Arthur J., MONETA POLSKA, MARYT Publishing Co., Detroit, MI, (1987), B&W illustrations, 216pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961755717 A book on Polish numismatics., (Order No: 47907 ), $60.00

31. Mathewson, Craig C., POST OFFICES AND POSTMASTERS OF CAPE MAY COUNTY, NEW JERSEY 1802-1970, The Laureate Press, Egg Harbor City, NJ, (1970), B&W illustrations, 44pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A well-illustrated countywide postal history., (Order No: 30949 ), $20.00

32. McCloskey, John W. (editor), THE GOBRECHT JOURNAL FOR COLLECTORS OF THE LIBERTY SEATED COIN SERIES: COLLECTIVE VOLUMES ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR AND FIVE - SET, Liberty Seated Collectors C., Kettering, OH, B&W illustrations, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover), Five Volume Set: Collective Volume I, Gobrecht Journal Issues 1-18, December 1974 to July 1980, (1989) 2nd ptg, 390pp; Volume II, Issues 19-33, November 1980 to July 1985, (1985) 380pp; Volume III, Issues 34-48, November 1985 to July 1990, (1991), 470pp; Volume IV, Issues 49-63, November 1990 to July 1995, (1996), 580pp; and, Volume V, Issues 64-78, November 1995 to July 2000, (2007), 644pp. A very nice new set., (Order No: 63286 ), $250.00

33. Mechem, Thomas Owen, CANADIAN PHILATELIC HANDBOOK, Northwest Stamp Association, Kent, WA, (1975) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 38pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60795 ), $12.50

34. O'Sullivan, Thomas J.; and Weber, Karl B. (edited by Joseph L. Eisendrath), HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES PIONEER AND GOVERNMENT-OPERATED AIR MAIL SERVICE 1910-1928, American Air Mail Society, Philadelphia, PA, 1973, B&W illustrations, 180pp, very good++, light blue cloth (hardcover), "A pioneer is a piece of mail (a card or an envelope) carried on part of its trip to the addressee by one of the early pilots of the United States.", (Order No: 56420 ), $75.00

35. Rosenblum, Alec A., THE STAMPS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA: A HANDBOOK FOR PHILATELISTS - 5TH EDITION 1947-8, Acacia Press Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia, [1948], B&W illustrations, 270pp, ads, good, green cloth (hardcover) corners bumped, (Order No: 63140 ), $12.50

36. Schwan, Fred, COMPREHENSIVE CATALOG OF MILITARY PAYMENT CERTIFICATES, BNR Press, Port Clinton, OH, (1997), B&W illustrations, 256pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) wear to corners, ISBN 0931960541, (Order No: 62295 ), $45.00

37. Seaby, H. A., and Seaby, Peter (edited by), SEABY'S COIN AND MEDAL BULLETIN - 1955 VOLUME -- ALL TWELVE ISSUES COMPLETE, B. A. Seaby, Ltd., London, 1955, 534pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), The year's 12 issues bound in one volume., (Order No: 48071 ), $30.00

38. Segerstrom, Kenneth (introduction by Richard W. Helbock), COLORADO ILLUSTRATED COVERS - LA POSTA MONOGRAPH SERIES VOLUME 3, La Posta Publications, Lake Oswego, OR, 1988, B&W illustrations, 100pp, good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, Contents include: Transportation; Basic Industries; Retail Trade and Services; Communications; Institutional; Cultural Events; and, Miscellany., (Order No: 56753 ), $50.00

39. Spink Shreves Galleries, THE WESTCHESTER COLLECTION: SPECTACULAR QUALITY UNITED STATES MINT STAMPS - PUBLIC AUCTION, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008, Spink Shreves Galleries, Dallas, TX, 2008, color illustrations, 156pp, very good++, black cloth (hardcover), Fantastic array of US Stamps beautifully illustrated., (Order No: 59710 ), $20.00

40. Staff, Frank, THE TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, Adlard Coles/John De Graff, UK/New York, (1956), B&W illustrations, 191pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Set against the romantic background of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this volume presents the story of the development of the transatlantic mail services., (Order No: 49337 ), $30.00

41. Steve, Larry R. and Flynn, Kevin J., THE F.IND.ERS REPORT: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SELECTED RARE FLYING EAGLE AND INDIAN CENT DIE VARIETIES, Nuvista Press, Jarrettsville, MD, (1995) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 230pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0964585022 Contents include: History of Flying Eagle and Indian Cents; Top Twenty Varieties; How Varieties are Made; Overdates; and, much more., (Order No: 56521 ), $85.00

42. Swiatek, Anthony, THE WALKING LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR, Sanford J. Durst, New York, (1983), B&W illustrations, 72pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 094266232, (Order No: 63281 ), $40.00

43. Taylor, Sol, THE STANDARD GUIDE TO THE LINCOLN CENT - FOURTH EDITION, KNI Publishers, Anaheim, CA, 1999, B&W illustrations, 293pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63283 ), $25.00

44. Trustees of The British Museum (John Pope-Hennessy, Director), THE BRITISH MUSEUM YEARBOOK 1 - THE CLASSICAL TRADITION, British Museum Publ., Ltd., London, (1976), 291 B&W, 4 color ill., 298pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0714100455 "A 'new' annual publication for all those interested in the fields of Art and Archaeology, especially those interested in the work and collections of the British Museum." The theme of this first annual is THE CLASSICAL TRADITION, and has eight articles including: Reynold Higgins on MAGENTA WARE; M. Jessop Price with ARCHITECTURE ON ANCIENT COINS; J.E. Curtis on PARTHIAN GOLD FROM NINEVEH; R.A.G. Carson in GOLD AND SILVER COIN HOARDS AND THE END OF ROMAN BRITAIN; R.H. Pinder- Wilson on THE MALCOLM CELESTIAL GLOBE; Ruth Olitsky Rubinstein on A BACCHIC SARCOPHAGUS IN THE RENAISSANCE; Nicholas Turner with AN ATTACK ON THE ACCADEMIA DI S. LUCA; and Andrew Wilton assessing BLAKE AND THE ANTIQUE., (Order No: 14150 ), $12.00

45. Tyler, Varro E., PHILATELIC FORGERS: THEIR LIVES AND WORKS, Robson Lowe Ltd., London, (1976), B&W illustrations, 60pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author introduces his fascinating story of eighty-four of the greatest philatelic forgers of the past century, from Allan Taylor, creating crude fakes in the early 1860s to De Thuin, whose sophisticated works comprised a complete sale a century later without the owner or the auctioneers suspecting the most prized items were forged., (Order No: 28603 ), $30.00

46. Van Ryzin, Robert R., TWISTED TAILS: SIFTED FACT, FANTASY AND FICTION FROM U.S. COIN HISTORY, Krause Publications, Iola, WI, (1995), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0873413938 A compilation of the myths, fables, and other mysteries relating to US coins and coin collecting., (Order No: 59953 ), $10.00

47. Warmsley, Arthur J., CONNECTICUT POST OFFICES AND POSTMARKS, Arthur J. Warmsley, Portland, CT, 1977, B&W illustrations, 257pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) a handsome copy, This book is about Connecticut post offices and postmarks but with an added touch. People are added--their lives in and around the post office. The addition of "people" brings the typical as well as the atypical Connecticut post office into perspective from early Colonial times to the present, with empahsis on the nineteenth-century development of cancellations and evolution of the post office., (Order No: 20934 ), $50.00

48. Winter, Douglas, GOLD COINS OF THE DAHLONEGA MINT 1838-1861 -- A NUMISMATIC HISTORY AND ANALYSIS, DWN Publishing, Dallas, TX, (1997), B&W illustrations, 250pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 096567861X, (Order No: 63285 ), $17.50

49. Wismer, D. C., OBSOLETE BANKNOTES OF OHIO, Sanford J. Durst, Long Island City, NY, (1983), B&W illustrations, 50pp, index, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0942666259 Originally published in 1932 by the author as DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF OLD PAPER MONEY ISSUED IN OHIO., (Order No: 47804 ), $25.00

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