Ex library copy with initial blank page removed. A hardback volume in Very Good condition, in a similar dustjacket. This book is in stock now in our UK premises. Please note that dustjacket and cover illustrations may vary and the pictures you may see are often not ours. Overseas buyers also note that shipping rates apply to packets of 1Kg and under, and should the packed weight of an item exceed this we may request extra postage prior to fulfilling the order.
An ex-library copy with labels on the endpapers, stamps on the title-page (recto and verso), dustwrapper (somewhat yellowed and darkened) in a plastic sleeve which is taped to the pastedowns, otherwise Good. Cloth, 4to, 26 cm, viii, 272 pp, plate ills (some colour). Contents include: Foreword; Introduction; I The Rowland Hill Reform; II How the Penny Black was Conceived; III How the Penny Black was Born; IV The Printed Envelope; V The Life of the Penny Black; VI The Children of the Penny Black; VII The Embossed Stamps; Vili The First Surface-Printed Stamps; IX Surface-Printed Stamps, 1880-1901; X Stamps for Special Services; General Index; Stamp Index; Bibliography.
Very good. First Edition. Very Clean and Unmarked. Includes Dust Jacket. jacket has some mild wear to edges and a few tiny tears. -slight wear to edges of covers. Otherwise, very clean, tight, square and unmarked. Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
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