Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books

Historical and Art Medals, Numismatic Books (17 December 2007) Catalogue Cover

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James N Spencer

James N Spencer

James Spencer was born in 1946 into a family of auctioneers based at Retford, Nottinghamshire. The family firm, Henry Spencer & Sons, founded in 1840, bore the name of his great-grandfather. James' father, Rupert Spencer, had developed the fine arts side of the firm, so James grew up in an atmos...
Stephen Martin

Stephen Martin

Collecting is for me the continuous experience of falling in love. Ageing confers no immunity. No matter how much I resist being waylaid by beautiful objects, I fall victim to their mystery time and again.I have had three major love affairs in my collecting life. My first was with the art of the Swi...