Fractional currency shield with mounted specimen notes. Printed in gray on stiff board, with 39 mounted specimen notes, many of them signed by Treasury Department officials. In near fine condition. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 31.5 inches by 26.5 inches.
These shields were issued to aid in the detection of counterfeits among the fractional currency issued during the Civil War.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
First edition of the economist’s work, which revolutionized modern investment theory and practice. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by Harry Markowitz on the title page. Light wear, else near fine in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.