Think of it as a poster / Brian Webb.
- Upper Denby, England : Fleece Press, 2010.
- Physical Description:
-  pages : illustrations ; 12 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsHE6185.G62 W43 2010 FlatYale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret AlbertView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- "Printed and published by Simon Lawrence at his Fleece Press."--Ttitle page verso.
"250 standard copies of this little book were printed and given away. They contain 17 original tipped-in stamps. 100 copies (90 for sale) contain 44 stamps and are housed in a box made by Stephen Byrne replicating a Victorian English postbox. All are bound in quarter cloth and a repeat pattern paper based on a design by Clare Melinsky. The specials contain dummy stamps using unadopted designs by Andrew Davidson & Clare Melinsky. John Lawrence designed a new one for the book, and all three were printed by Juergen Schwarz at YourStamps, Berlin. The book was set in 8 point Baskerville by Harry McIntosh at Speedspools, Edinburgh and printed on Zerkall rosa paper. Bound by the Fine Book Bindery."--Colophon.
BEIN 2013 1322: Contains dummy stamps in pocket on inside rear cover. In case as issued.
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 100 copies containing 44 stamps and housed in a box made by Stephen Byrne replicating a Victorian English postbox. Bound in quarter cloth and a repeat pattern paper based on a design by Clare Melinsky. Contains dummy stamps in pocket on inside rear cover.
Before the 1960s, few British commemorative stamps were issued, but in 1964, the government decided to authorize more. Two or three artists are asked to submit designs at the same time, conforming to a single brief.
- Subject Terms:
- Postage stamps -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
- Postage stamps.
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