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Sir John Wilson
The Royal Philatelic Collection by Sir John Wilson - Leather + Orig. Case - VF
London: The Viscount Kemsley, 1952. Fantastic condition. Deluxe Leather Binding is pristine. The book has a clear mylar protective wrap that is torn in two places. It Orig. cloth wrapped Case is in superb condition. This is an incredible find. Pristine 1952 1st Edition SIR JOHN WILSON The ROYAL PHILATELIC COLLECTION and original custom case Book: 10.5" deep x 14.5 tall x 3.25 thick Case: 11" deep x 15" tall x 3.5" thick This listing is for one copy of The Royal Philatelic Collection, by Sir John Wilson, the Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection and edited by Clarence Winchester. This book, published in 1952, presents the foundation and the development of the Royal Philatelic Collection recording in catalogue form its fascinating and educational contents. Images and Illustrations: There are 12 large lithographed color plates in this book, all on card stock and proof like in quality and with glassine overlays over each one, singling out rarities from the collection in their issued colors as well as Edward Henry Corbould's Queen Victoria, the Britannia designs from Mauritius, the 'Chalon' heads and the New South Wales Crown designs. Additionally there are a large number of illustrations in black & white. Overall Description and Condition: This book in general is an extraordinary. This particular volume and case are in very fine condition. The volume currently has a clear mylar protective wrap, which should be replaced. The mylar wrap has kept this volume in pristine condition. It has burgandy calf leather bound covers with 6 raised ribs on the spine, gold lettering, embos … [Click Below for Full Description]
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