AN ARRANGEMENT OF TRADESMEN'S CARDS, POLITICAL TOKENS, ALSO, ELECTION MEDALS, MEDALETS, &c. current in the united states of america for the last sixty years, descrived from the originals, chiefly in the collection of the author. with engravings. Charles I. Bushnell.
AN ARRANGEMENT OF TRADESMEN'S CARDS, POLITICAL TOKENS, ALSO, ELECTION MEDALS, MEDALETS, &c. current in the united states of america for the last sixty years, descrived from the originals, chiefly in the collection of the author. with engravings.

AN ARRANGEMENT OF TRADESMEN'S CARDS, POLITICAL TOKENS, ALSO, ELECTION MEDALS, MEDALETS, &c. current in the united states of america for the last sixty years, descrived from the originals, chiefly in the collection of the author. with engravings.

New York: Printed for the Author, 1858. Tall 8vo, later blue cloth, gilt. Title printed in red and black. (2), 118, (2) pages; 4 lithographic plates depicting a variety of tokens; advertising leaf. Front flyleaf partly loose; occasional spotting and browning. Very good or better. Item #5367

Along with Bushnell’s 1859 work on New York tokens, a fundamental early U.S. text on a specific numismatic topic. Bushnell’s descriptions are detailed and thorough, setting a fine example for those wishing to follow in his footsteps. Important and scarce. Clain-Stefanelli 13993*. Ex Q. David Bowers Library, signed by him on the front pastedown.

Price: $250.00

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