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.
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...
Harbin: Heilongjiang People's Publishing House, 2005. Fifteen volumes, complete. Small 8vo, original matching pictorial card covers. Over 2200 pages; heavily illustrated in color. Generally fine. An encyclopedic and very well-illustrated work on Chinese paper money. Rarely available in this country.
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.
London: Spink, 2012. Tall 8vo, original pictorial boards. (10), 308, (2) pages; illustrated. Fine. A new work on the subject, edited by Joe Cribb and Helen Wang, bringing together the collected works of Richard Wright, published between 1974 and 2003 and constituting one of the most important sustained examinations of modern Chinese coinage.
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.
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.