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Forty-Years at The Post-Office: A Personal Narrative by  F.E Baines - First Edition - 1895 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

Forty-Years at The Post-Office: A Personal Narrative

by Baines, F.E

Condition: Good+


London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. 2 vols. xii, 337; 345 p. 21 cm. Fold-out map shows Principle Mail Roads between London and the Provinces. Frontispiece in both volumes. 2 portraits. Illustration of post offices uniforms 1855 to 1861. Burgundy cloth hardcovers with gold impressing. Spines sunned, some tears to spine ends, corners bumped. Bookplates for Oswald Stanley Bourne on front pastedowns. Owner's signature in both volumes. Minor to medium foxing to fore-edge, endpapers, map, vol. 2 title page.

Topics include: penny postage, telegraph, etc.

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 100714
  • Title: Forty-Years at The Post-Office: A Personal Narrative
  • Author: Baines, F.E
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Richard Bentley and Son
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: History, Great Britain, Scotland, Philately, Philatelic, Philatelia, stamps, postal history, stamp collecting, philatelist, mail, postmarks, post offices, postal rates, regulations, systems, covers, West, mails, Celt, Gael, penny postage, telegraph, St. M
  • Bookseller catalogs: Britain; Technology;


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