"Payne's Medals" : A superb collectors copy - the authors own (1911)

Payne,A.A.

A HANDBOOK OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN ORDERS, WAR MEDALS AND DECORATIONS awarded to the army and navy. Chiefly described from those in the collection of A.A.Payne, L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S., of which there are some 2,500.

Published: Sheffield: J.W.Northend, 1911.Privately printed for the author.

Date: 1911

Title continues " More than 500 of these have been awarded to officers whose services are therein recorded." A superb collectors copy of "Paynes Medals" of which less than 100 copies were printed to subscription. Octavo 8vo.xix, 812, pps "Illustrated with nearly 60 portraits, orders and medals" Bright original cloth, blocked in gilt to spine and front board, top edge gilt in lightly repaired dustwrapper. The authors own copy

Provenance
The authors estate

Condition
Fine

Binding
Original cloth and dustwrapper

£200

Offered by John Capes