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Think of it as a poster

Author: Connie WeisAndrew DavidsonSimon LawrenceClare MelinskyJohn LawrenceAll authors
Publisher: Upper Denby (England) : Fleece Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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.
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Genre/Form: Postage stamps
History
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Weis; Andrew Davidson; Simon Lawrence; Clare Melinsky; John Lawrence; Juergen Schwarz; Stephen Byrne; Harry McIntosh; David Gentleman; Fleece Press,; Fine Book Bindery (Firm),; Speedspools (Firm),
ISBN: 9780948375910 0948375914 9780948375927 0948375922
OCLC Number: 680069685
Notes: "Printed and published by Simon Lawrence at his Fleece Press"--Title 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." Two-page colophon.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 12 cm
Responsibility: Brian Webb.

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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.

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