Title: An Historical Account of American Coinage
Publisher: Joel Munsell
Publication Date: 1858
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Albany, 1858. Quarto, later quarter green crushed morocco over green leatherette, 151 pp. plus five plates. Spine in six compartments. One of 205 copies printed with wide margins. The exceedingly scarce first edition of Hickcox's work on American Coinage. "The first work to lay claims to being an American Numismatic work." - Champa Sale 2356, Davis 510, Howes H463.Measurements: the cover is 9 and 15/16ths inches tall by 7 and 1/4 inches wide. A leaf is 9 and 9/16ths tall by 6 and 1/2 wide. The book (including front & back covers) is 7/8ths of an inch thick. Bookseller Inventory # SP329
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