Philatelic Literature Specialists

De Rothschild, Arthur

Notice sur l’Origine du Prix Uniforme de la Taxe des Lettres et sur des Timbres-Poste en Angleterre

Publisher: Librairie Nouvelle, Paris, 1872

First edition, small hardback, half-bound in red leather gilt, with marbled boards and endpapers, top-edge gilt, gilt title on spine in English: “Origin of Uniform Rate of Postage in England. Rothschild”, text in French, ex libris L.N. & M. Williams with their bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, leather binding a little rubbed and with a small piece missing from the head of the spine, else in Very Good condition.

Rare work on the introduction of the uniform penny post in Great Britain in 1840. Published in Paris in 1872 in aid of the victims of the Franco-Prussian War. Rare.


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