“The Canadian Posted Letter Guide: The Classic Period 1851-1902″, is the first of its kind with a detailed price breakdown for Canadian postal history based on stamp issue, destination, rate, and franking. The book examines all usages of mailed letters between 1851 and 1902, commencing with the Pence issues of the 1850s. It follows with the Cents issue, the Large Queens, the Small Queens and the Jubilee issues. It concludes with the Leaf and Numeral issues of the Queen Victoria era and Canada’s famed Map stamp. There are over 1,750 different listings that deal with postage rates within Canada, to the US, and to overseas destinations. The book has beautiful colour illustrations of all the stamps and some fascinating covers. Prices are given for very fine, fine, and average conditions.
Review, Canadian Stamp News, 20 August 1996:
128 pages, 6″x9”, spiral bound.