to the Book Department. These are some of my favorite books on coins,
paper money, auction
catalogues and odd and curious money.
Unfortunately, most of them are now out of print.
are necessary reading for the library of every serious collector. Consider
them your guide to more fully understand and enjoy your collection.
prices are in Canadian Dollars.
Charlton Standard Catalogue of the Canadian Numismatic Association's
Medals and Awards. 1991. 1st Edition. 68 pages 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 card
covers with many illustrations. A must if you collect CNA medals.
Introduction to Commemorative Medals. 1989. 147 pages 6 1/4 X
9 1/4 hard cover. A "must have" introductory book for any
collector of British medals by Britain's leading medals expert. new
Portraits of the Duke of Wellington. 1994. Spinks. 138 pages.
8X10 card covers. The "Bible" for all collectors of the
medals and tokens dedicated to Wellington. During his life time he
fought in India, Portugal and Spain, defeated Napoleon at Waterloo,
became Commander-in-chief of the British army,and later Prime Minister.
Necessary reading. new
Dassiers of Geneva: 18th Century European Medallists. Volume I. Jean
Dassier, Medal Engraver: Geneva, Paris and London, 1700-1733.
The initial volume of the first scholarly study on the Dassier family.
304 pages 8 1/4 X 11 3/4 card covers. heavily illustrated. new. If
you collect Dassier medals, this is just what you need.
Edward & Grueber, Herbert
Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland. 1980
Quarterman reprint. In one huge volume: 16" tall and weighing
10 pounds, this is the largest numismatic book published in the U.S.
New. Blue cloth hard cover in original factory carton. Necessary reading
for those who collect British medals as well as Betts and Admiral
Edward & Grueber, Herbert
Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death
of George II. In two volumes. Originally published by the British
Museum in 1885. This is a 1978 Spink & Son reprint. Volume I is
724 pages; Volume II is 866 pages. 5 1/4 X 8 1/2. Hard covers. no
dust jacket. Thousands of British medals are described in detail.
Necessary for those with a keen interest in early British medals.
Guide to the Exhibition of Historical Medals in the British Museum.
1924 first edition. with 120 illustrations and excellent index. 155
pages 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 hard covers. very good.
Commemorative Medal in the Service of Germany 1914 - 1917. ND.
24 pages 5 1/4 X 8 1/4 card covers. Covers German propaganda medals
by Karl Götz and other famous German medalists. new
Canadian Coin Cabinet (medals of Canada). 1983 Reprint Edition
of the Original 1892 Edition.
Medals Handbook with Pictures and Prices. 2003. 296 pages 8 1/2
X plus card covers, spiral bound. Lists 5,411 Canadian medals. New.
Dr. Peter J.
Dassier Family and its Medals. 2000. 70 pages 8 X 11 1/2 card
covers. An excellent introduction on this famous family of medalists.
Highly recommended for anyone who collects Dassier medals. new
of Canadian Medallists. Published by The Canadian Numismatic Research
Society. 1998. 180 pages soft cover 8 1/2 X 11 plus 10 plates. excellent
reference. as new.