British Tokens (1 October 2014)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2014

Sold for £290

Estimate: £100 - £150

Smith, R.A., and others (eds), Catalogue of the Montague Guest Collection of Badges, Tokens and Passes, London, 1930, viii + 206pp, 8 plates (Manville 895), index by D. Young tipped-in; Smith, K.E., Catalogue of World Transportation Tokens and Passes except North America, 1st edn, Redonda Beach, 1967, xviii + 268 +33pp (Manville 1158); Pullan, J.M., The History of the Abacus, 2nd edn, London, 1970, xiii + 124pp, illustrations in text, dj; Todd, N.B., British & Irish Tokens, Advertising Tickets, Checks, Passes, &c. ca. 1830-1920, 2nd edn, Newtonville, 1979, 86pp (Manville 1420); Todd, N.B., Tavern Tokens in Wales, Cardiff, 1980, xxvi + 236pp, illustrations in text (Manville 1439); Schwer, S.E., Schwer Price Guide to Unofficial Farthings, Colchester, 1986 [incorporating Bell, R.C., Unofficial Farthings 1820-1870], 248pp + prices (Manville 1587); Hawkins, R.N.P., A Dictionary of Makers of British Metallic Tickets, Checks, Medalets, Tallies and Counters, 1788-1910, London, 1989, xiii + 1004pp, 32 plates, dj (Manville 1653); Edge, B. The First Dictionary of Paranumismatica, Crewe, 1991, xv + 206pp, illustrations in text (Manville 1692), title page signed by the author, 28 August 1991; together with other references on 19th century tokens, checks, etc (59), by Todd, Chamberlain (several), Whiting, Glazebrook, Gunstone, Banham, Hawkins, Gardiner, Berry, Scott, etc [67]. Publishers’ bindings; generally very fine copies £100-150


Provenance: Ex libris Ernest Danson