Philatelic Literature Specialists

Melville, Fred J.

The Cradle of the Postage Stamp

Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co. Ltd., London, 1923

First edition, paperback, 30 pages, previous owner’s inscription inside front cover, a little light wear to the edges of the covers, in Very Good condition.

Rare booklet by Fred Melville on stamp auctioneers Harmer, Rooke and their address at 69 Fleet Street, “the cradle of the postage stamp”, where Perkins, Bacon printed the first stamps. Nicely illustrated with sepia photographs.


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