Monday, October 23, 2006

Post Dates

Post Dates: A Chronology of the Intriguing Events in the Mails and Philately by Kenneth A. Wood belongs on every stamp collector's book shelf.

According to a review, "This book lists in almanac style the chronological history of stamps around the world - when various countries first began issuing its stamps, when stamp societies were formed, when famous postmasters assumed their posts, and a slew of other postal facts and information.

"Anyone with even a passing interest in stamps, stamp collecting, or postal history will find this book interesting and informative. Includes hundreds of illustrations. Also included are a through index and a useful bibliography."

To order a copy, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM