Mason, Ralph S.
Title A HUNDRED YEARS OF CANADIAN STAMPS, 1851-1951.
Publisher Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1951, first edition.
Seller ID 21716
99 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Collectors of Canadiana in general, and of Canadian Postage Stamps in particular, will be eager to possess this book, which marks the 100th anniversary of the first issue of our Postage Stamps. All stamps are faithfully reproduced, in actual size, with most interesting stories connected with their history. About 600 illustrations are used, showing every stamp, including those issued by each of the Provinces before Confederation, and now including Newfoundland's most exceptional series of historic and romantic issues. A valuable book, not only for the casual reader, but also for the Collector who wants a reference book for many years to come." Old glue marks and surface paper pulls in bottom margin of pages 46 and 47, slight waviness and light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, moderate bump ro bottom corner of rear board, small bump at top of rear hinge an d a t b o t t om corner of front board. Dust jacket has several 2" tears archiavlly taped, several small tears and chips - some archivally taped, heavy creases at top part of rear panel, moderate edge wear, very light rubbing and soiling. Good+/ Po o r