Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1861. Small 4to, contemporary green quarter calf, gilt; spine lettered in gilt; top page edges gilt. x, (2), 13–203, (1) pages; letter facsimile plate; facsimile autograph plate; 21 superb plates of medals engraved by Joseph Saxton’s medal ruling machine. Binding rubbed; frontispiece foxed; very good. Item #7019
A well-provenanced copy of this important work. As proclaimed on the title, Snowden was the Director of the Mint at the time of publication. It is the first major catalogue of Washington medals. Clain-Stefanelli 15087. Ex T.H. Comstock; ex A.W. Crans, with his label; ex Eric P. Newman Library (2018 Heritage sale, lot 15405).