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Featuring Early Illustrations of American Colonial Coins

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Featuring Early Illustrations of American Colonial Coins
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Barber, John Warner. THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF NEW ENGLAND, NEW YORK, AND NEW JERSEY... Worcester: Dorr, Howland & Co., 1841. 8vo, contemporary full brown calf; marbled endpapers; crudely rebacked, with handwritten label. viii, (9)-576 pages; engraved frontispiece; engraved hand-colored folding map; numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, including depictions of both sides of a Pine Tree shilling and copper coins of New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Foxed throughout. Good or better. Important for the early illustrations of Massachusetts silver and the state coppers of New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Pages 523-527 comprise an account of “Coinage, Bills of Credit, &c.,” and includes the numismatic illustrations noted. Howes B124. Sigler 158 (slightly different title).