Philatelic Literature Specialists

Lowe, Robson

The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1775-1950, Vol. III The Empire in Asia

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1951

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 559 pages, gift inscription to front endpaper, slight spine-lean else in Very Good condition.

Third volume in the unparalleled series of great use to British Empire collectors. As with the rest of the series, the book not only covers the adhesive postage stamp issues in detail, but also the postal history of, in this case, British Asia, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, military campaigns, etc. Well illustrated throughout, including three colour plates. For collectors of British Asia this should be a “must”.


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