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United States War Medals.
New York, The American Numismatic Society 1916 - Crown quarto. Pp. 72. Plus 10 plates, one coloured, with multiple images to each. Original printed wrappers split along spine, edge frayed, spine worn. With fine, crisp interior. Neatly preserved in handsome custom made buckram threefold and matching slipcase, black morocco lettering-piece in gilt on spine panel. In fine condition. ~ First edition thus. Printed in a limited edition of 125 copies, reprinted from the American Journal of Numismatics, XLIX. Extremely rare. The handsome plates depict 58 monochromatic illustrations of medals and campaign badges; and 25 coloured illustrations of ribbons. The last are particularly handsome, being first printed in halftone with the colours later superimposed from different blocks. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
Last Found On: 2017-12-17           Check availability:      ZVAB    


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