Philatelic Literature Specialists

Bellars and Davie

The Standard Guide to Postage Stamp Collecting

Giving the Values and Degrees of Rarity
Publisher: John Camden Hotten, London, 1865

Second (revised) edition, hardback, re-backed with modern cloth spine and new endpapers, retaining the original boards, 130 pages + publisher’s adverts, lacking one leaf (pages 73/74), photocopies of the missing pages are loosely inserted, original boards very rubbed but pages are crisp and clean, in Fair condition.

One of the earliest published stamp catalogues. Sadly incomplete, but still a desirable item. Extremely rare.


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