Philatelic Literature Specialists

Lowe, Robson

The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1806-1948, Vol. II The Empire in Africa

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1949

Hardback, dustwrapper, xvi + 448 pages, scarce dustwrapper in Poor condition with several tears, book itself with gift inscription to front endpaper else in Very Good condition.

Second 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 Africa, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, military campaigns, etc. Well illustrated throughout. For collectors of British Africa this should be a “must”.


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