Gahanna: Kolbe & Fanning, 2019. Oblong 4to, original pictorial card covers. 40 pages; illustrated in color. New. Item #5716
One of 100 copies printed. This publication traces the development of the study of the Treasury Notes issued by the Confederate States of America and outlines the literary history of the subject. Beginning with Thomas Addis Emmet’s 1867 articles in the American Journal of Numismatics, Fanning discusses the various publications devoted to the collecting and study of Confederate paper money in the 19th century, culminating with the publication in the early 20th century of Raphael P. Thian’s The Currency of the Confederate States of America. A Society of Paper Money Collectors Wismer Award Runner-Up.