Christopher Eimer. Published by Spink, London, 2010. HB (claret-coloured cloth) 185 x 245mm. 576 pages including 249 colour plates. 2300 medals listed. Has historical and biographical notes. Well-researched with references to other standard works such as Medallic Illustrations, BHM, Parkes Weber, EPM, Van Loon, Moyaux, Leroux, and many others. Market values. A full bibliography. Index of medallists, general index, etc.
The author is to be applauded for getting many more modern issues published in this edition. The production and design is clever and good, including the printing on silk coated paper which enhances the excellent illustrations.
Be warned, this book is BIG and the excellent paper on which it is printed is dense, so it weighs 2.3 kg and will cost £8 for UK postage, more for overseas.
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