The David Griffiths Reference Library of Token Literature

Date of Auction: 6th October 2010

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Estimate: £300 - £400

Akerman, J.Y., A List of Tokens Issued by Wiltshire Tradesmen in the Seventeenth Century. London, 1846, 23pp, 1 plate (obverses and reverses of 13 tokens) (Manville 342); bound with Akerman, J.Y., Examples of Coffee House, Tavern, and Tradesmen’s Tokens, Current in London in the Seventeenth Century, London, 1846, 18pp, 3 plates (Manville 341); bound with Akerman, J.Y., Examples of Coffee House, Tavern, and Tradesmen’s Tokens, Current in London in the Seventeenth Century, London, 1847, 17pp, 3 plates (Manville 352); bound with Brockett, W.H., The Tradesmen’s Tokens (of the 17th Century) of Durham and Northumberland. Gateshead-upon-Tyne, 1851. Dedicated to Thomas Bateman. 7pp, text illustrations (Manville 369); Brockett, W.H., The Tradesmen’s Tokens (of the 17th Century) of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Gateshead-upon-Tyne, 1853, 12pp, text illustrations (Manville 378); bound with Brockett, W.H., Tradesmen’s Tokens (of the 17th Century) of Yorkshire. Gateshead-upon-Tyne, reprint of a letter, 1855. 1 pp; bound with Brockett, W.H., The Tradesmen’s Tokens (of the 17th Century) of Derbyshire. Gateshead-upon-Tyne, 1857. Dedicated to Thomas Bateman. 10 pp, text illustrations (Manville 399); all within a book entitled Antiquarian Pamphlets Vol. II, containing 14 other various articles. 8vo, half-leather, blue marbled boards, title printed in red and black. Very rare £300-400

Footnote

Provenance: Ex libris S.S. George