British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £240

Estimate: £200 - £250

Boyne, W., Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century…Somerset, London, 1858, 17pp, photocopied rectos; Gill, H.S., Seventeenth Century Somerset Tokens not described in Boyne’s work, London, 1879, 9pp, photocopied rectos [from NC 1879]; Bidgood, W., Somerset Trade Tokens of the Seventeenth Century and of the period from 1787 to 1817, Taunton, 1887, 42pp (Manville 529), front cover signed by W. George, the numbering partially hand-altered to tally with Williamson; Williamson, G.C., Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in the County of Somerset, Brighton, nd, pp.969-996, 2 copies, one in original blue paper covers; Symonds, H., Taunton Tokens of the Seventeenth Century, Taunton, 1911, pp.54-65 (Manville 708); Gray, H. St George, and Symonds, H., Somerset Trade Tokens, XVII Century: New Types and Varieties, and Corrections of Former Lists, Taunton, 1915, 15pp (Manville 748), 2 copies, one in original white paper covers; Cox, J.S., The Ilchester Mint and Ilchester Trade Tokens, Ilchester, 1948, pp.37-68 (Manville 982) [9]. Bidgood and Cox in green cloth, others except as described in black cloth, spines gilt; a very fine and clean group, some rare £200-250

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Provenance: Ex libris David Young