Postal markings of Scotland to 1840 by Bruce Auckland

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Published by Scottish Postal History Society in Kilmacolm .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Postmarks -- Scotland -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Book details

StatementBruceAuckland ; edited by Ron Stables.
ContributionsStables, Ron.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18906322M

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