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By Patrick Chalmers

This booklet info the achievements of Sir Rowland Hill, the guy chargeable for quite a few postal reforms within the past due 19th century. the main extraordinary of his postal reforms used to be the implementation of the adhesive stamp for postage reasons, which is still an intrinsic a part of glossy postal prone this present day. 'The Adhesive Postage Stamp' is an engaging booklet that would tremendously attract either discerning philatelists and people drawn to the historical past of the adhesive stamp and the postal provider more often than not. Chapters contained herein comprise: 'The Penny Postage Scheme of Sir Rowland Hill - no longer Original', 'The inspired Stamp', 'The Adhesive Stamp', 'Sir Henry Cole's Papers and the Adhesive Stamp of Mr. Chalmers', 'The Encyclopaedia Britannica', and 'Value and value of The Adhesive Stamp'. This e-book used to be initially released in 1886 and is proudly republished right here with a brand new advent to philately.

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