Philatelic Literature Specialists

Bertrand, Gustave

Mémorial Philatélique ~ Ce que disent les Timbres

Volume VI La France, Premières Emissions de 1849 à 1900
Publisher: Louis Schneider, Bischwiller, 1948

Paperback, illustrated, 519 pages + plates, text in French, some small marks to the covers, some wear to the spine, tear to joint of spine and rear cover (repaired with tape), a few short tears to the edges of the covers (as usual with this series), pages fine, in Good condition.

Rare complete Volume 6 (which was later published in three separate parts), comprising: Vol 6-1, La Seconde République, L’Empire Français; Vol 6-2. Troisième République; Vol 6-3. Timbres-Taxe, Les à côtés du Timbres, Alsace-Lorraine. Includes the very rarely seen Vol 6-2 which covers the Siege of Paris and the Paris Commune, the Bordeaux issue, and the Type Sage. Well illustrated, including the Bordeaux issue plates.