Boston and Washington: Heath, 1881. Thirteenth edition. Newman 13-P-1. 16mo, original blindstamped russet cloth; front cover decoratively lettered in gilt. Heath’s introduction continues to be for the twelfth edition. Engraved title preceding printed title; 47, (1) pages, including prefatory chapter by Casilear; seven 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 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 (for ten engraved plates total). Contemporary ownership signature on front flyleaf. Near fine. Item #5571
Newman 13-P-1. A very nice copy of a somewhat scarcer edition, far superior to the Newman copy. The only printing of the thirteenth edition.