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Stamps tell a narrative-and Chris West's e book is the distinctive, fascinating story of Great Britain informed by means of its stamps. Mary Poppins taught us A spoonful of sugar helps the medication go down?, and in this same way the amiability of thirty-six postage s I received A History 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 same way the amiability of thirty-six postage stamps helps lend a face and friendliness to a hundred-and-fifty years of British History.

A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West is a singular take on taking a look at history. I bear in mind having s A Historical past of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West is a novel tackle looking at history. I keep in mind having stamp albums as a toddler and going trough the pages finding out the stamps from totally different nations. West begins 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. Through time many of the stamps within the e book displayed current events or anniversaries.

With thirty-six stamps and a hundred-and-fifty years, the chapters are dense, but quick and fairly manageable. A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps is well executed in premise and content. The writer, Chris West was capable of inform a stamps history in a means that was interesting and makes you wish to preserve studying (whereas most books on history do the alternative).

Most stamps function the present monarch's profile with the exception of 1996-2012 when a small silhouette of the queen was used and different subjects the place the primary art of the stamp. The entire stamps used are British except for a single German stamp from the interwar period. It's not solely the history of the stamps however the history the British Submit Office. I received A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West in a Goodreads giveaway.

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