Edward M. Hodges' 1863 American Bank Note Safe-Guard1863 Edward M. Hodges’ Bank Note Safe-Guard. “Revised and Corrected and Arranged” Edition. Sullivan Type P. Fine Contents and Finely Bound.The second 1863 Hodges' variation when the page grids are compared. Titles and Specifications: Hodges, Edward M. Hodges' American Bank Note Safe-Guard; Giving Fac Simile Descriptions of Upwards of Ten Thousand Bank Notes Embracing Every Genuine Note Issued in the United States & Canada. Revised and Corrected, and Arranged Geographically and Alphabetically. The Most Effectual Detector of Spurious, Altered and Counterfeit Bills Ever Published. The Only Work of the Kind Extant. New-York: Arranged and Published by Edward M. Hodges, 1863. Folio 35.5cm by 23.0cm. Bound in three quarter morocco leather, spine compartments titled in gilt, front board compartment with original decorated cloth and gilt titling. (3), 4-340 pp. Boarded typographical depictions of bank notes organized 3 by 10 to a page.Distinguishing Features: The Sullivan Type O and Type P versions are nearly identical. They are differentiated by comparing the note descriptions as discussed in the previous description.Notes: The copy in the Stacks-Kolbe Ford Library Sale Part I, 2004, lot 594 had a supplement from Hodges' Journal of Finance and Bank Reporter tipped in at the rear. The Journal was a monthly publication and regularly published supplements to the less frequently issued Bank Note Safe-Guard. The copy in the Kolbe-Bass Library Sale, 2000, lot 327 included two tipped in supplements from Hodges's Journal of Finance and Bank Reporter. The extensive collection of Hodges' Journal of Finance and Bank Reporter acquired by our consignor from the Kolbe & Fanning 2013 New York Sale, January 12, 2013, lot 225 included many of these supplements within the publications.Handsomely bound like most of this amazing selection of fifteen of eighteen researched types. Not as brightly paged as some of the others, but without faults. Front wrapper has some wear which would is typical of this delicate paper. Oval Chase National Bank ink stamping lower right title page. Ex: Charles Davis ANA Library Sale, 2007, lot 173. Another beauty and in a rich binding matching the others in this illustrious Hodges' suite.Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.Provenance: From the MJS Collection.