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Stamps inform a narrative-and Chris West's e-book is the distinctive, fascinating tale of Nice Britain informed by its stamps. Mary Poppins taught us A spoonful of sugar helps the drugs go down?, and on this similar approach the amiability of thirty-six postage s I won A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West in a Goodreads giveaway. Mary Poppins taught us A spoonful of sugar helps the drugs go down?, and on this similar way the amiability of thirty-six postage stamps helps lend a face and friendliness to 100-and-fifty years of British Historical past.

A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West is a unique take on looking at history. I remember having s A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West is a unique tackle taking a look at historical past. I keep in mind having stamp albums as a baby and going trough the pages learning the stamps from completely different countries. West starts with the 1840 Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp, and ends with the 2012 1st Class stamp that includes a younger Queen Elizabeth. By time most of the stamps in the e-book displayed present events or anniversaries.

With thirty-six stamps and 100-and-fifty years, the chapters are dense, but quick and quite manageable. A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps is properly executed in premise and content material. The writer, Chris West was in a position to inform a stamps history in a approach that was attention-grabbing and makes you need to hold reading (whereas most books on historical past do the alternative).

Most stamps feature the present monarch's profile aside from 1996-2012 when a small silhouette of the queen was used and other subjects where the principle art of the stamp. All the stamps used are British aside from a single German stamp from the interwar period. It is not solely the historical past of the stamps however the history the British Post Office. I won A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West in a Goodreads giveaway.

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