[Milan. 1849]. 482pp. including numerous illustrations. Engraved titlepage. Contemporary three-quarter green morocco and green pebbled cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Gilt ornamental endpapers. Minor browning. Very good. Item #WRCAM31478
A presentation copy, inscribed from the author to an unnamed person, dated 1861, on front fly leaf. A fine work on numismatics, with engravings of 684 silver and 563 gold coins from around the world. Contains numerous samples of North and South American coinage. The author was for many years a missionary to Indian tribes in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and wrote a book (now very rare) about his employment there. A lovely work. Rare. Not on OCLC.