Campbell's Tokens of Utah
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: Privately printed by the author
Date Published: 1987
Edition: Third edition
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 15135
SIGNED. 627pp. Red wraps. Revised and expanded edition. Self published by the author. Includes rubbings of the tokens. Despite his later difficulties and demise, Harry Campbell is considered the real pioneer of Utah tokens. He issued several printings and editions of his much sought after treatsie on Utah tokens, all published in minuscule editions and extremely difficult to locate. This is the final revised edition, containg over two hundred more pages than earlier editions and thousands of new entries. This edition includes new entries on Mormon money and scrip, and includes information about Mark Hofmann's forging activities in these areas. A few pages of yellow highlighting, else a near fine copy.
Pioneering work on Utah trade tokens. Including detailed listings of thousand of Utah trade tokens, including rubbings of the tokens themselves. Saloons, taverns and bar tokens, LDS Temple tokens, mercantile tokens, pool halls and cigar stores, Co-op and transportation tokens, mining, dairy and many other categories, including maverick tokens, masonic, elk and fraternal organizations, etc. Also information on store cards , merchant trade cards, scrip and wooden money. Tokens are arranged geographically by towns. Includes a rarity scale and information on pioneer Utah token collectors and hoards of tokens found.