Fine in Near Fine jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Book on the history of the postage stamp and its historical antecedants. 192 pages: illustrations; 21 cm. Includes index. OCLC Number: 14820061. Book is very bright and clean, unmarked and still quite fresh. Binding is tight and square and, while there is no wear to the cloth, there is a band of light fading at the top. The unclipped dustjacket shows slight age-soiling to the rear panel and a little edge at the foot of the same panel, Weight, 374g.
Reader copy. Faber and Faber, London, 1957, hb no d/w, 1st ed, ex school library book with the expected stamps etc, lime green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, edges of the covers faded, some bumping and wear to the corners and head and foot of spine, pages a little tanned but remain clean and bright, a good secure binding [Box 27]
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