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Mitchell Library Sydney. Contents List of the H.L. White Postage-Stamp Collection....
Sydney: Government printer, 1918. Octavo, 8pp, with original wrappers bound in; excellent condition in ornate gilt binding. Australia's greatest postage stamp collection. Henry White's copy of the Mitchell Library catalogue of his philatelic bequest, in personalised gilt decorated leather binding with the front board lettered "H.L. White".From the preface to the catalogue: 'In May, 1917, Mr. H.L. White donated to the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales his valuable collection of New South Wales postage and duty stamps for exhibition in the Mitchell Library Building. The collection is valued by experts at £15,000. It is rich and extensive, and contains many rarities and specially fine copies. The donor's intention was that the postage stamps should be readily available for inspection'The catalogue is bound with a special number of The Australian Philatelist for June 1917 detailing the White bequest....
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