Mika, Nick and Mika, Helma.
Title MOSAIC OF CANADA ON POSTAGE STAMPS: A PICTORIAL GLIMPSE AT CANADA'S HISTORY.
Publisher Mika Silk Screening, Belleville, Ontario, (1967).
Seller ID 16656
143 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of Canadian stamps. "...compiled not only for the enjoyment of stamp collectors, but for everyone who wants to know more about Canada. The selection of Canadian postage stamps used as illustrations presents a colourful mosaic of our fascinating country. If you study the stamps more closely you will find that together they unfold the panorama of a great nation, as each one has a story to tell. Some emphasize the natural beauty of the land, others allow a glimpse into its history or bring to mind the milestones of its progress, the wealth of its resources and the achievements of its people..." Arranged under categories such as Transportation, World War I & World War II, Sports, Wildlife, Cities and Landmarks, History, etc. this book shows examples of Canadian stamps, giving short histories of the background and/or theme of each. Concludes with an list of the stamps, providing Date of Issue and Remarks. Slight bump to top/bottom of spine, light soiling on top/bottom edges of boards, very slight curl at fore-edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear, creasing/wear at top of spine, moderate rubbing/soiling. Very Good/Good