Eastman's Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered and Spurious Bank Notes, with Unerring Rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same...and other Valuable Information as to Money, with Hints to Business Success.

Eastman's Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered and Spurious Bank Notes, with Unerring Rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same...and other Valuable Information as to Money, with Hints to Business Success.

St. Louis: M. Niedner, 1859. Third edition - Enlarged. Hardcover. An early work by Eastman, with ads at the back for his commercial schools in St. Louis and Oswego, New York. After the Civil War, Eastman relocated to Poughkeepsie, NY where he founded yet another business school. This treatise discusses the history of money, gold, banking, and then discusses counterfeiting- the paper, engraving, plates, lathe work, parallel ruling, signatures, imprints, landscapes, etc. Slim 8vo, 54pp, 5pp ads, endpapers lt. foxed. Orig. red cloth blind stamped "Money" on the front board (faintly rubbed). Boards a bit marked, 2 sml. ink marks, slt. overall marking, spine the faintest bit worn at head and foot, overall good+ binding. Good + overall. Item #8542

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