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Title:History of the Post Office and of the Issue of Postage Stamps in New South Wales 1890 in Slip Case : Facsimile Edition of 1890 Original
Item ID:BB06-12314
Publisher:View Productions, Sydney, 1983
Binding:Hardcover (in Slipcase)
Dust Jacket:No
View Productions, 1983, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Facsimile

Taken from the preface : "In the year 1887 the Philatelic Society of London published their work on "The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, & Post Cardsof Australia & the British Colonies of Oceania." Prior to the publication of that work, the present writer was seeking for trustworthy information with reference to the Postage Stamps in New South Wales, a subject of deepest interest to Philatelists....The earlier history of the Posts Office is taken from an old manuscript volume, dating from 1828 - 1857, in that Department, in which the Postmaster-General entered up from time to time, the leading events as they happened.....The later history is, necessarily, very voluminous, & I have therefore only given the salient points, which will serve as landmarks for anyone wishing to obtain further information." Size: 240mm - 310mm. 110 pages. Slip case has some rubbing & bumping. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Australia; 19th century; Main Picture: Slip case. Picture 2: Front Cover. Picture 3: The Printing Press used in 1850. Picture 4: Plate of Essays. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12314.
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