THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN
THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN
THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN
THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN
THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN
THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN

THE PLATING OF THE PENNY BLACK POSTAGE STAMP OF GREAT BRITAIN BY CHARLES NISSEN

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[NISSEN, CHARLES; MCGOWAN, BERTRAM]. The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840. (With a Description of Each Individual Stamp on the Eleven Different Plates, Affording a Guide to Collectors in the Reconstruction of the Sheets). London and Ringwood: Stanley Gibbons, 1998.

Second edition. Cloth-bound; hardcover with dust jacket; quarto (31cm x 25cm); [14], [xx], 243 pages. English text - written by Charles Nissen in collaboration with Bertram McGowan, with a new foreword by Charles Goodwyn. Illustrated throughout with an appendix to rear. The definitive collectors guide and one of the scarcest books on the plating of the one penny black, republished by Stanley Gibbons from the original 1922 edition by Chas. Nissen & Co. Limited. Condition: VERY GOOD. Dust jacket with a 2" tear to upper panel lower edge, otherwise a fine copy. Scarce.