Shanghai: 1989. Folio, original blindstamped gold cloth; black labels, gilt; jacket. 647, (1) pages; extensively illustrated, partly in color; maps. Housed, as issued, in printed cardboard slipcase; near fine. The eleventh volume of the Shanghai Museum’s encyclopedia of Chinese money, covering revolutionary paper money of the period from 1926 to 1949.
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.
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.
London: 1977 reprint. (4), 203, (1) pages; frontispiece and 5 additional maps; text illustrations of coins. [with] Valentine, W.H. THE COPPER COINS OF INDIA... London, 1977 reprint in one volume. (2), 128, (123)-266 pages; maps; numerous coin illustrations. Both volumes 8vo, original matching green cloth, gilt. Fine. Clain-Stefanelli 11859 and 10068, respectively.
No date or place of publication on title; introduction states “Batavia, July 1912.” Small 4to, original brown printed cloth. ix, (1), 1-3, (1), (4)-215 pages. Cracked hinges. Very good or so. Ex libris Hofstra College, with some library markings. Largely a continuation of the work with the same title published...