David Fanning forwarded me a few images and lot descriptions from Kolbe & Fanning's June 3, 2010 auction sale of the second part of the Stack Family Library. Here's a pretty one for the lover of fine bindings.
642 Dalton, R. and S.H. Hamer. THE PROVINCIAL TOKEN-COINAGE OF THE 18TH CENTURY. ILLUSTRATED. Entered at Stationers’ Hall, no place of publication, 1910–1918. Fourteen parts complete, as bound in two volumes. Small 4to, contemporary or slight later red half morocco with marbled paper sides; gilt double fillets on sides; five raised bands decorated in gilt, second and fourth resulting panels lettered in gilt; tails dated in gilt; marbled endpapers; all edges red. 567, (1) pages + titles and preliminary text to the various parts; finely illustrated throughout. Only slight rub to lower extremities. A fine set. (1000.00)
A beautifully bound set of the rare original edition. Ex Homer R. Stephens, with his original receipt dated July 30, 1936 from Wayte Raymond, and Raymond’s original receipt from Bernard Quaritch, London, dated July 13, 1936. Still the indispensable standard reference on this captivating series. The illustrations are photographically-printed and are superior to any of the reprints. Clain-Stefanelli 13878*. Grierson 252.
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