Shanghai: 1988. Folio, original blindstamped gold cloth; black labels, gilt; jacket. 1181, (3) pages; extensively illustrated throughout; 4 color plates. Jacket a bit worn, else near fine. The first volume of the Shanghai Museumís encyclopedia of Chinese money, covering pre-Qin dynasty coinage. This book weighs more than the estimated 3...
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Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2017. First edition. 8vo, original gold cloth lettered in brown and white; jacket. 685, (3) pages; illustrated in color. New. The new publication on ancient coins of China by François Thierry. Perhaps the most significant work on the subject published in a European language in many years.
Westminster: The Gentleman's Magazine, November 1824 issue. 8vo, removed from previous binding. 385-480 pages; illustrated. Entire issue present [review occupies pages 430-432]. Very good or better. A surprisingly substantive review, given the general nature of The Gentleman's Magazine, of this classic work on Oriental coins. Very interesting.