Senior curator at the Smithsonian Richard Doty examines the history of the U.S. in the 1800's through currency issued by private banks and other business. A must-read for every collector, and for anyone interested our nation's colorful past. Foreword by Q. David Bowers. Richard Doty. ISBN: 0794832555. Pub Date: 3/5/2013. Edition: 1st. Binding: Hardcover. Size: 9x10.75. Pages: 296. Case: 24 .