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A More Expeditious Conveyance : The Story of the Royal Mail Coaches by Bevan Rider - First Edition - 1984 - from Godley Books (SKU: 021966)

A More Expeditious Conveyance : The Story of the Royal Mail Coaches

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A More Expeditious Conveyance : The Story of the Royal Mail Coaches

by Bevan Rider

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good (+)
ISBN 10
0851313949
ISBN 13
9780851313948
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London: J. A. Allen, 1984. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked red cloth boards and minor bump to lower rear corner. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with slight rubbing to upper edge and minor traces of storage. 159pp. An account of the first mail carriages which began in 1784 and which developed into today's Royal Mail service, most of this study covering its first fifty years.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good (+). 10 x 7 inches.

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Bookseller
Godley Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
021966
Title
A More Expeditious Conveyance : The Story of the Royal Mail Coaches
Author
Bevan Rider
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0851313949
ISBN 13
9780851313948
Publisher
J. A. Allen
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1984
Keywords
Royal Mail, Mail Coaches, 1784, History
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; Company and Union History;
Subjects
HISTORY / Social History;
Size
10 x 7 inches

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