William H, Gross Collection: United States Classics 1847-1869 Spink Shreves 2008
A History United States Stamps - William H, Gross Collection: United States Classics 1847-1869 Spink Shreves 2008
Hardbound, 136 pages, full coloiur, tear-resistant dust jacket, printed on archival quality paper.
The "William H. Gross Collection - United States Classics, 1847–1869" is an extraordinarily high quality publication that faithfully and exquisitely reproduces the most comprehensive and most valuable classic United States stamp collection in private hands. This 136-page book depicts in full colour the entire eight frame exhibit "United States Classics, 1847–1869" formed by the renowned philatelist, William H. Gross, which was awarded one of philately's most prestigious exhibiting awards—the Grand Prix National at the Washington 2006 International Stamp Show. Depicted and described within this impressive coffee-table style book, which was produced by Spink Shreves Galleries, are literally many of the most recognisable—and valuable—iconic rarities of classic United States philately.
The book is beautifully hard bound with bronze foil stamping, and is perfectly protected by a tear-resistant dust jacket. The full color reproductions within the interior pages are incredibly detailed, as well as printed by the finest quality colour presses available today—and all on archival quality paper. This spectacular new publication will be invaluable to all collectors—whether a novice or an experienced philatelist. There is no doubt it will take a prominent place in any philatelic library. Book details: