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.