The David Griffiths Reference Library of Token Literature

Date of Auction: 6th October 2010


Estimate: £25 - £35

Acworth, R.W.H., Hop Tokens in Kent, np, nd, 12pp; Acworth, R.W.H., Hop Pickers’ Tokens. Kent and Sussex. Herefordshire and Worcestershire. 4to, white paper wrappers, handwritten titles. Photocopied from the Journal of the South Eastern Agricultural College, Wye (Kent), No.40, July 1937, pp.158-170, and No.44, July 1939, pp.143-155, illustrations. With notes and letters loosely inserted; Clark, E.H., Kentish Hop Tokens and Their Issuers. Maidstone, 1930. Small 8vo, printed buff paper wrapper. 20pp, illustrations. Reprinted from the South Eastern Gazette (Manville 891) [3]. £25-35


Provenance: Ex libris R.N.P. Hawkins, Glendining Auction, 16 March 1988, lot 481 (part)