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19TH-CENTURY BRITISH TOKENS

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19TH-CENTURY BRITISH TOKENS
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Davis, W.J. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY TOKEN COINAGE OF GREAT BRITAIN, IRELAND, THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AND THE ISLE OF MAN... London, 1904. 4to, original brown quarter morocco, gilt; top page edges gilt; other edges untrimmed. xlvii, (i), 277, (1) pages; title printed in red and black; text illustrations; 33 plates, of which 14 are fine autotype plates of tokens. Spine rubbed; near fine. A very scarce, useful and well-printed volume. The first and best edition of this standard work, with superb autotype plates. The excellent introduction provides a scholarly survey of nineteenth-century token coinage and its historical circumstances. No. 229 of 258 copies printed. In addition to the 14 fine plates depicting tokens, many of the remaining plates portray prominent British collectors of the 18th and 19th centuries.