The Queen's Stamps PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Queen's Stamps free pdf This elegant book is the definitive historical account of one of the world?s most important and extensive stamp collections, and the monarchs and keepers who have contributed to it.Inaugurated by Queen Victoria, and enlarged by five successive British monarchs, the main body of the Collection came into being under George V, whose passionate and shrewd acquisition of many other private collections has ensured the unique and comprehensive character of his own.The Queen?s Stamps is a story told through the stamps themselves, many of the most famous of which are produced here in full colour, as well as through astonishing anecdotes featuring the kings, queens and courtiers who brought them together. This informative, surprising, highly illustrated volume is written to appeal to the general reader with an interest in Royal history, as well as to the specialist enthusiast.

About Nicholas Courtney

Nicholas Courtney has written 20books, including "Gale Force 10: The Life and Legacy of Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort." He is the former governor of the island of Mustique.

Details Book

Author : Nicholas Courtney
Publisher : Methuen Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 06 May 2004
ISBN : 0413772284
EAN : 9780413772282
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 337 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Queen's Stamps



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Peeps at Postage Stamps free pdfPeeps at Postage Stamps

    Excerpt from Peeps at Postage Stamps Portraits of King George V.- Overprinted Stamps- Some Members of our Royal Family- Postage Stamps having Special Uses- Specimen Stamps- Some Penny Stamps of Great Britain- Portraits of Some European Monarchs- Curious Stamps- Stamps bearing National Emblems- Noted Statesmen of the U..


  • Royal Jubilee Postcards free pdfRoyal Jubilee Postcards

    Only two British monarchs have achieved a sixty-year reign (the other was Queen Victoria in 1897) and the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 will be an historic event in every sense..


  • Royal Jubilee Postcards free pdfRoyal Jubilee Postcards

    Only two British monarchs have achieved a sixty-year reign (the other was Queen Victoria in 1897) and the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 will be an historic event in every sense..


  • The 2009-2014 World Outlook for Manufacturing Marking Devices, Hand-Operate ... free pdfThe 2009-2014 World Outlook for Manufacturing Marking Devices, Hand-Operate ...

    This econometric study covers the world outlook for manufacturing marking devices. hand-operated stamps. embossing stamps. stamp pads. and stencils across more than 200 countries. For each year reported..


  • The 2007-2012 World Outlook for Manufacturing Marking Devices, Hand-Operate ... free pdfThe 2007-2012 World Outlook for Manufacturing Marking Devices, Hand-Operate ...

    INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW This study covers the world outlook for manufacturing marking devices. hand-operated stamps. embossing stamps. stamp pads. and stencils across more than 200 countries..


  • The Queen's Stamps free pdfThe Queen's Stamps

    . This elegant book is the definitive historical account of one of the world?s most important and extensive stamp collections, and the monarchs and keepers who have contributed to it.Inaugurated by Qu