Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


A history of Britain in thirty-six postage stamps / Chris West.


  • ISBN: 9781250035509 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1250035503 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781250035530 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 1250035538 (ebk.)
  • Description: 277 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2013.

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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Square Peg as: First class : a history of Britain in 36 postage stamps.
Includes index.
Summary: Explores the history of England through 36 of its fascinating, often beautiful, and sometimes eccentric postage stamps, emphasizing how stamps have always mirrored the events, attitudes, and styles of their time.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: History of Britain in 36 postage stamps