TRADE TOKENS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS & BOOKMAKERS, WITH SPECIMENS OF ELEVEN ORIGINAL TOKENS STRUCK ESPECIALLY FOR THIS BOOK.

(Bird & Bull Press).
  • Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1989.
  • 8vo.
  • quarter morocco leather with paper-covered sides and leather spine label.
  • 83, (3) pages. Accompanied by a heavy die-cut board folder containing 11 different copper tokens minted by individual booksellers & bookmakers especially for this book, all enclosed in a slipcase.

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 133743

First edition. Limited to 300 numbered copies, 250 of which are for sale (Berger A47). Morris provides a history of these tokens that includes many illustrated reproductions as well as a bibliography of all known British and American examples. The participants include seven booksellers including Oak Knoll Books, the Bird & Bull Press, one marbler, one bookbinder and one papermaker. A fascinating book textually, as well as a fine example of private press printing. With facsimile letter from Longman loosely inserted. Spine lightly sunned, else fine.

TRADE TOKENS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS & BOOKMAKERS, WITH SPECIMENS OF ELEVEN ORIGINAL TOKENS STRUCK ESPECIALLY FOR THIS BOOK. Henry Morris.
TRADE TOKENS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS & BOOKMAKERS, WITH SPECIMENS OF ELEVEN ORIGINAL TOKENS STRUCK ESPECIALLY FOR THIS BOOK.
TRADE TOKENS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS & BOOKMAKERS, WITH SPECIMENS OF ELEVEN ORIGINAL TOKENS STRUCK ESPECIALLY FOR THIS BOOK.