George Greenlief Evans. Sanford J Durst (New York, NY, USA) 1977 reprint of the 1892 new revised edition. HB (cream rexine with gilt-lettered spine and front cover). ii* + 187 pages + 32 b&w plates of coins + other b&w illustrations in the text. 137 x 209mm. ISBN 0915262118. A very good clean copy, almost as new, with the printed ex-libris of a former collector on the front pastedown. No dj (as published).
*With a foreword by Eva Adams, US Mint Director, 1961-69.
The full title reads: Illustrated History of the United States Mint with short historical sketches and illustrations of the branch mints and Asssay Offices, and a complete description of American coinage, from the earliest period to the present time; The process of melting, refining, assaying, and coining gold and silver being fully described with biographical sketches of the Mint Officers from its foundation to the present time to which are added a glossary of mint terms and the latest official tables of the operations of the different Mints and Assay Offices, showing the annual products of gold and silver in the United States and foreign countries, with monetary statistics of the World. With photo-illustrations and fine engravings and thirty-two plates of rare coins. New Revised Edition.
This is a proper hardback reprint, not a POD crap Indian reproduction. AND it's cheaper!
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