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Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting By Mackay James

Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting by Mackay James

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A global directory of the world's greatest stamps, including photographs of over 3000 examples from more than 200 countries. Step-by-step instructions on mounting stamps for display and preserving their condition, with examples of useful tools and accessories.

Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting Summary

Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting by Mackay James

This is the ultimate guide to getting the most out the world's most popular hobby, with countless examples of rare, vivid and historical stamps spanning almost two centuries, plus advice on price and guidance about acquisition. Read some of the fascinating stories behind the world's most sought-after stamps, from the famous commemoratives of American presidents to issues from some of the most remote post offices in the world. Stamps trace the character and history of the country from which they originate, and this encyclopedic visual directory is a stunning account of some of the most bizarre, vivid and poignant examples ever created.

About Mackay James

Dr James Mackay was one of the foremost and most prolific authors on stamps and stamp collecting in the world. He wrote over 100 books and thousands of articles on stamps and other collectables, and owned one of the largest private collections of stamps and philatelic material in the world.

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Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting by Mackay James
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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