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Title:
The International Collector’s Guide [Featuring Confederate Stamps]
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 012794

Author: Whilden, Jr., W. G.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: W. G. Whilden, Jr.
Place: Pelzer, SC
Year: 1884
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: Small Octavo
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Small Octavo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. This original pamphlet features descriptions of the various Confederate state stamps. There are descriptions for twenty-seven types as well as the “regular issue of the Confederate Government” for the years 1861-1863. On page 31, there is an actual photo stamp of Mr. L. W. Durbin, “the largest retail stamp dealer in the United States”, which was included on the first 150 copies of this guide. Printed wraps, 48 pages, includes short articles on philately and ads for stamp dealers. Published in Pelzer, SC by W. G. Whilden, Jr. in 1884. 7” x 4 1/8”. Vertical creases, corners bumped, some marks on wraps, clean interior, generally in very good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Stamps; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012794.