The reader who consults this book will doubtless expect to find some definition Of its scope and aim. The two standard volumes on the stamps of Great Britain,1 to which frequent reference will be found in our pages, deal with the whole of the values and varieties of the postage stamps issued in the country. The present work is designed to give the history of the production of the first adhesive postage stamps ever issued, with an account of the other British line-engraved stamps printed by the house Of Perkins Bacon throughout the period Of forty years from 1840 to 1880, during which the firm held contracts for the supply Of Postage stamps to the Govern ment.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Edward Denny Bacon
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9781528167451
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm
Page Count - 284
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