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Smith, Ward D. & Brian Matravers. Chinese Banknotes

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Smith, Ward D. & Brian Matravers. Chinese Banknotes
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Smith, Ward D. & Brian Matravers, Chinese Banknotes, Shirjeh Publishers, Menlo Park, California, 1970, 225 pages, photos throughout, hardcover, English text with bank names in Chinese characters. An extensive alphabetical catalogue of Chinese banknotes with explanations of all the issuing entities, multiple appendices and indices. Most notes illustrated. Much more detailed than Pick. Best one-volume work on Chinese paper and still much referenced, ex. H. F. Bowker Numismatic Library. Howard Franklin Bowker (1889-1970) was a numismatist and philatelist, collecting and specializing in Chinese coins, stamps and banknotes. He created the first bibliography of Western language publications on East Asian numismatics.