Port Saint Lucie: 2018. Third edition. 8vo, original pictorial card covers. 296 pages; illustrated in color. New. The latest edition of this very useful guide to Southeast Asian coins and paper money issued during the French Indochina period, as well as French Cochinchina, French Indochina, French Siam and French East...
Ho Chi Minh City: 2014. First edition. 8vo, original pictorial card covers. 233, (3) pages; illustrated in color. New. The only edition of this very useful guide to Lao coins and paper money issued from the 16th century to the present. Illustrated in color and with price guidelines, along with considerable historical commentary.
Shanghai: Shanghai Renmin Chubanshe, 1994. Thick 8vo, original cream-colored cloth, embossed title on front, reddish-brown spine label, gilt. 1139, (3) pages; illustrated. Near fine. A massive compendium on the coinage of Xianfeng (Hsien-feng), including cash coinage, sycee, banknotes, and variations. Ex Q. David Bowers Library.
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.