France et Colonies - Sélection des raretés classiques • La collection 'BesanÇon'

Article number:414
69,00 €


The postage stamps of France reflect, in their design and inscriptions, the turbulent political history of France. Almost every new stamp Issue owed its origin to a change in the political situation. At the same time, the classic stamps of France represent some of the highest standards of 19th century printing: works of art in miniature! 

112 pages, of which 93 are full-colour plates showing pages from the collection, hardbound with dust jacket, french