Boston and Washington: Heath, 1877. Twelfth edition, second printing. Newman 12-P-2. 16mo, original blindstamped green cloth; front cover decoratively lettered in gilt. Engraved title preceding printed title; 47, (1) pages, including new prefatory chapter, “A Few Hints to Aid in Detecting Counterfeit Money,” by George W. Casilear, which now appears before Chapter 1; 10 engraved plates depicting the right-hand sides of United States Notes and National Currency respectively in $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denominations, followed by three new plates depicting the right-hand sides of the backs of the National Currency notes of the $2 and $5, $10 and $20, and $50 and $100 denominations, all printed in green and black; unnumbered advertising pages including ones for Heath’s magnifiers (with one illustration). Fine, with few signs of wear. Item #5569
Newman 12-P-2. A very nicely preserved Heath Pocket edition. Superior to the copy in the Newman Library.