The Royal Philatelic Collection. By Sir John Wilson ... Editor: Clarence Winchester. [A catalogue of the collection begun by H.M. King George V and continued by H.M. King George VI. With plates.]. Limited edition.
London: The Viscont Kemsley at the Dropmore Press, 1952. Small Folio. 9.75 x 14 inches. 25 x 35.5 cm.
Publisher's red morocco gilt, slipcase. Fine condition. Sections with unusual pagination: viii, 85, 76, 48, 63, 64, 75 pages + plates, ca. 450pp Plates, some in colour.
eluxe leather-bound copy with the coat of arms of England on binding. It provides a complete history of the postage stamp collection of the British Royal Family as well as a detailed catalogue, arranged geographically by British territories on different continents. Ill. with 2 b/w photographic portraits of King George V, founder of the collection, and of King George VI, 12 col. plates protected by captioned tissue-guards and 48 b/w plates representing stamps of Great-Britain, America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
OCLC Number: 55993404. Item #16-3577