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Odenweller, Robert P.

The Stamps and Postal History of Nineteenth Century Samoa

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2004

Large hardback, dustwrapper, all page edges gilt, illustrated in colour, xvii + 392 pages, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner on title-page, slight scratch to the gilt page-edges (as often with this book), very light signs of use else in VG condition.

No. 404 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Comprehensive study of the Samoa Express stamps & their postal history, the Apia Municipal Post Office (1882-1886), and the Palm Trees Issues. Wonderfully illustrated with more than 225 colour illustrations, and including a priced catalogue and listing of all known covers. A magnificent work which sold out very soon after publication and is very difficult to find.

£185.00

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