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CHALMERS Patrick - The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reform






CHALMERS Patrick - The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reform


Effingham Wilson, London (1881-6)
70pp pamphlet bound with, 'The Penny Postage Scheme of 1837: was it an invention or a copy?' and 'The Position of Rowland Hill made plain,' 'Sir Rowland Hill and James Chalmers, the inventor of the postage stamp. A reply to Mr Pearson Hill' and 'The Adhesive Postage Stamp. Decision of the Encyclopedia Britannica.' Bound together in contenporrary quarter calf. Complete and in clean condition but the binding has failed and the stitching needs to be replaced.Pamphlets on the controversy over who invented the postage stamp.

£120.00