Tavistock Books is on vacation from September 5, 2022 to September 26, 2022. The shop will be closed from September 5th through September 26th while I attend the 2022 ILAB Congress in Oxford England. Orders placed during this period will be promptly addressed on my return, Tuesday, September 27th. Thank you for your patience & understanding.
A TREATISE On COUNTERFEIT, ALTERED, And SPURIOUS BANK NOTES, with Unerring Rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same.; Illustrated with Original Steel, Copper, and Wood Plate Engravings, Prepared Expressly for this Work. Together with a History of Ancient Money, Continental Currency, Banks, Banking, Rank of England, Our American Bank-Note Companies, and Other Valuable Information as to Money.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Published for the Authors, 1865. 1st Edition. 51, [1 (blank)], 20 pp. Last 20 pages an extract from Harper's, "Making Money". Frontis, 4 inserted plates, cuts in the Harper's piece. 8vo. 9-5/8" x 6". Original publisher's brown cloth binding with title gilt stamped to front board. Pale yellow eps. Some modest extremity wear, including chipping at spine ends. Age-toning to paper. Period pos, "Charles Rickard / Poughkeepsie / NY.", to ffep. Usual smattering of foxing. A VG copy. Item #50850