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Communion Tokens of the Established Church of Scotland - Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries, Alexander J.S. Brook, 1907, & Church Tokens, W. Ivison Macadam, 1880

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Original price £120.00
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SKU LAN9097

An interesting bound work on the subject of Scottish Church/Communion Tokens. This book is a custom binding bringing together 2 original articles on the subject extracted from a The Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries in Scotland from both 1907 and 1880. These are the original articles and not modern reprints.

Comprising;

Communion Tokens of the Established Church of Scotland - Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries, by Alexander J S Brook, 1907; and;

Notice, with Analyses, of a Series of Church Tokens of various Parishes; of the Collection Plates belonging to the church of Duddingston and the Trinity College Church of Edinburgh; and of the Trinity College Church Hospital Bell, by W Ivison Macadam, 1880.


Published by The Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries in Scotland, Edinburgh, 1907 and 1880.

A good copy overall - Red linen hardback with red leather spine. Cloth with bumped corners and a few marks. The leather spine is worn with losses to head and tail, cracked to front vertical joint, and signs of repair. Some offsetting to blank free endpapers.

The text is very good - bright and clear throughout. Some splitting to gutter between the two articles. The articles provide a large number of illustrations of the tokens, with p. 553-604 entirely featuring images of tokens.

453- 604pp + 163-170pp.

Dimensions: Approximately 255mm high x 198mm wide x 15mm deep.

Weight: approximately 486g (unpacked).