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Sir Ernest Macleod Dowson

A Short Note On The Design And Issue Of Postage Stamps

1918

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A first-edition copy of a presentation occasioned by the fall of Damascus in 1919, and the consequent removal of Ottoman stamps from the Hejaz.

  • Sir Ernest Macleod Dowson (English).
  • A Short Note On The Design And Issue Of Postage Stamps Prepared By The Survey Of Egypt For His Highness Husein Emir And Sherif Of Mecca And King Of The Hejaz.
  • El Qahira: 1918.
  • 22 pages.
  • Small folio.
  • Title and frontispiece with decorative borders, frontispiece consists of a complete set of the series of actual postage stamps, mounted, 12 plates within decorative borders and a folding appendix.
  • Number 92 of 200 copies.
  • Bound in original stiff decorated wrappers.

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First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Politics, Mecca and medina, Modern first editions, History

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