American Counterfeits: How Detected and How Avoided. Capt. Geo. P. Burnham.

American Counterfeits: How Detected and How Avoided

Springfield, MA: W.J. Holland, 1875. Decorative Cloth. A solid, well-preserved copy of the 1875 1st edition. Tight and VG to VG+ in its decorative light-brown cloth, with bright gilt-design and titling at the front panel. 1878 former owner name and address in pencil on the front free endpaper, otherwise very clean internally. Octavo, all edges gilt. (From the title page: "Comprising Sketches of Noted Counterfeiters, and Their Allies; of Secret Agents, and Detectives; Authentic Accounts of the Capture of Forgers, Defaulters, and Swindlers; with Rules for Deciding Good and Counterfeit Notes, or United States Currency; a List of Terms and Phrases in Use Among This Fraternity of Offenders, &c, &c." Very Good. Item #19412

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