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The philatelic index - being an alphabetical list of the principal articles contained in a selection of some of the best known philatelic magazines in the English language up to the end of 1904
The subject of an Index to Philatelic Literature has been before the philatelic public for some years now. It periodically crops up from time to time as a subject of discussion in the magazines, but with the exception of one or two fragmentary publications through these magazines, it has never taken a practically useful and handy form. That it is necessary, the writer has found from his own experience, and he began to compile a short Index for his private use in his philatelic researches. That a full and comprehensive Index of all the matter contained in all the past and current literature on the subject was an impossibility was very evident, so he set to work and noted all the leading or useful articles bearing directly on Philately and on the stamps of the various countries which have appeared in the leading and most reliable publications from the earliest philatelic times to the end of the year 1904. In so far, of course, as he was able to have access to such publications. This, he thinks, forms a basis for the building up of the only practicable form of Philatelic Index which we are likely to produce within the reach of the average philatelist or philatelic literature reader. In compiling this Index, the indexes supplied with the different volumes have been ignored, every article having been read through and indexed direct. The following are the Magazines which have been indexed in this work with the reasons for including them. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 68620
Author: Long, William A. R. Jex
Release Date: Jul 28, 2022
Publisher: Archibald Sinclair
Publication Date: 1906
Publisher Country: United Kingdom
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