AN EARLY CONNECTICUT ENGRAVER AND HIS WORK. Albert C. Bates, Richard Brunton.

AN EARLY CONNECTICUT ENGRAVER AND HIS WORK.

Pp. 48, frontispiece plus 42 plates; printed stiff paper wrappers, edges browned and a trifle rubbed, fore-edges uncut; Case, Lockwood & Brainard, Hartford, Conn., 1906. First edition. *The life and work of Richard Brunton, a counterfeiter of paper money printed from plates cut by himself. Brunton is known to have been confined in Newgate, Connecticut's state prison, from 1799 to 1801. He also engraved bookplates. Item #098670

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