Philatelic Literature Specialists

Melville, Fred J.


Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1915

Melville Stamp Books No. 20, first edition, paperback, 81 pages, spine worn with loss of some pieces of the backstrip, covers coming loose from spine, half-title and title-page very foxed but all other pages clean, ink-stamp of E.T. Jones Queensland stamp-dealer on first page, internally sound, overall in Good condition.

Scarce Melville publication. With chapters on The Post in Egypt, The “Arabesque” Issue of 1866, The First Sphinx Issue, The Surface-Printed Sphinx, The 1878 Provisionals, Advent of De La Rue, etc, etc. Well illustrated.


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