Philatelic Literature Specialists

Daunton, M.J.

Royal Mail

The Post Office since 1840
Publisher: Athlone Press, London, 1985

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xviii + 388 pages + plates, Foreword by Asa Briggs, dustwrapper creased and with short tear, book shows a few slight signs of use, gift inscription on front endpaper, in Good condition.

Detailed history of the British Post Office from the introduction of adhesive postage stamps in 1840. A ‘good read’, and full of information for the serious collector. Well illustrated.


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