Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue

Middle East

Author: Stanley Gibbons

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780852593936

Category: Postage stamps

Page: 665

View: 3888

Notes have been added to this latest addition covering for example foreign post offices in Egypt, but essentially since 1865 this range of volumes has provided information for stamp collectors the world over

A History of Britain in Thirty-six Postage Stamps

Author: Chris West

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 1250035538

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 4342

Stamps tell a story-and Chris West's book is the unique, fascinating tale of Great Britain told through its stamps. Hailed by The Times of London as "a splendid reminder of the philatelic glories of the past," A History of Britain in 36 Postage Stamps tells the rich, layered, and breathtaking history of England through thirty-six of its fascinating, often beautiful, and sometimes eccentric postage stamps. West shows that stamps have always mirrored the events, attitudes, and styles of their time. Through them, one can glimpse the whole epic tale of an empire unfolding. From the famous Penny Black, printed soon after Queen Victoria's coronation, to the Victory! stamp of 1946, anticipating the struggle of postwar reconstruction-A History of Britain in 36 Postage Stamps is a hugely entertaining and idiosyncratic romp, told in Chris West's lively prose. On their own, stamps can be curiosities, even artistic marvels; in this book, stamps become a window into the larger sweep of history.

Collect British Stamps

A Stanley Gibbons Checklist of the Stamps of Great Britain

Author: Stanley Gibbons Ltd

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Publications Limited

ISBN: 9780852598221

Category: Postage stamps

Page: 218

View: 9147

This all colour catalogue provides a straightforward, simplified listing of every British stamp from the Penny Black to Christmas 2011, with all commemorative designs illustrated for ease of use. With fully updated listing of the popular Post and Go stamps and a fully priced list of Royal Mail Philatelic, Numismatic and Medallic covers.

Stamps of the World

Stanley Gibbons Simplified Catalogue

Author: Stanley Gibbons Ltd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780852599365

Category: Postage stamps

Page: 993

View: 5300

This popular catalogue is a straightforward listing of the stamps that have been issued through the world since 1840.