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1987 Large Folio Edition Photographic Plates. State Copper Coinage 1785-1788. Taylor Collection. March 1987. Bowers & Merena


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Bowers & Merena Galleries [derived from]. LARGE FOLIO EDITION PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES. STATE COPPER COINAGE 1785-1788. TAYLOR COLLECTION. MARCH 1987. BOWERS & MERENA. Privately produced enlarged version of the original 1987 Wolfeboro publication. Oblong folio [32 by 34.5 cm], original purple leatherette, gilt. Enlarged photographic title, limitation leaf, and table of contents leaf; 23 fine cloth-hinged enlarged photographic plates of coins with guards, printed on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper. Fine. One of only a few sets of enlarged plates privately produced around 2004 from the original photographic negatives and bound in matching style to the original 1987 production, which measured 22.5 by 28 cm. The quality is exceptional, and the enlarged size of the coin images enhances its utility as a reference work. Alan Grace had bound the original Taylor plates volume for Bowers & Merena; he was able to use the same material for this binding, not having been asked to bind anything in that particular color in the meantime!
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