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The David Griffiths Reference Library of Token Literature

David Brandon Griffiths


№ 4004


6 October 2010

Estimate: £50–£70

Akerman, J.Y., Tradesmen’s Tokens Current in London and its Vicinity Between the Years 1648 and 1672, Described from the originals in the British Museum, and in several private collections. 1st edn, London, John Russell Smith, 1849. 8vo, original blue cloth, paper label, title printed in black only, preliminaries in right order, 8 plates of tokens, viii, viii (lacking i-iv as usual), 257pp, 10pp advertisements. Notes by David Griffiths on envelope loosely inserted (Manville 362). £50-70

Provenance: Ex libris C.M. Johnson; bt Seaby February 1980