This new publication written by author and historian Q. David Bowers explores the topic of obsolete currency. Within 21 chapters Bowers presents a chronological history of the early paper money that circulated through the original 13 colonies up through the Civil War. The text includes the histories of these colorful bank notes, counterfeits and their counterfeiters, an inside view of the business and a state-by-state analysis of these bank notes. All of this fascinating information is illustrated with color and black and white images throughout. This is a new book from our inventory.