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Prime Reading Advanced Search Daily Deals Free Reading Apps Kindle Singles Newsstand Accessories Discussions Manage Your Content and Devices Kindle Support Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Historical This title is Ultimately returning to stamp collecting, he found himself he could obtain a variety of error issues after meeting with enough success in life to have an income allowing such purchases. Turns out it's a book about stamp collecting framed as a memoir. And ALL the information is presented in a very reader-friendly way.But I I tended to zone out slightly when Garfield hunkered down into the finer details of the history of postage http://www.simongarfield.com/pages/books/the_error_world.htm
Yes No Sending feedback... Sell on Amazon Flip to back Flip to front Listen Playing... It turns out there are the "three D's" that determine when a stamp collection is sold: Debt, Divorce, and Death.As my father's daughter, I am well acquainted with the "language" of Please try again Report abuse 4.0 out of 5 starsUnexpected, enjoyable read.
Get the best of About Home in your inbox. This book really isn't about stamp collecting, it's a memoir by an author who used his highly specialized interest in modern error stamps from Great Britain as a springboard. News Obituaries Book Deals Financial Reporting Page to Screen Bookselling Awards & Prizes Publisher News Comics Business Deals Shows & Events Cooking People Religion Audio Books Manufacturing Marketing PW Tip Sheet The author takes us close to the answer in this readable story of his pursuit of stamps issued with errors.
Thank you for your feedback. Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Pages are in good condition. https://www.amazon.com/Error-World-Affair-Stamps-ebook/dp/B004IPPW56 Man cheats on wife, purchases large number of expensive stamps with printing errors, ponders his life, gets a book contract, and sells the collection of stamps.
By Greg A. However, from my point of view, I needed to read through the 12 pages in the postscript to learn this little morsel of philatelic information. The bits about his early fascination with misprinted stamps (errors) is quite interesting, Having read _Mauve_, I looked forward to reading Simon Garfield's latest. It seems this was what Garfield is striving for here; however, the seams are obvious and the narrative a bit rough. ...more flag Like ·see review Mar 29, 2009 Bill Hall
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Bargain books are new but could include a small mark from the publisher and an Amazon.com price sticker identifying them as such. Sorry, there was a problem. Read more Published on June 16, 2011 by clw 3.0 out of 5 starsObsessed With Little Printed Rectangles? http://thesweepdoctor.com/the-error/the-error-world-review.html Garfield's take on stamp collecting and his obsession with collecting errors from the 1950-60s QEII era.
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Yes No Sending feedback... However he was still tempted by more expensive items than he might manage and incapable of the will to resist. However I can appreciate the pursuit, and the pleasure of mastering or owning something you have practiced or searched for. So I am disappointed that what starts out promising never jells into an exciting story.
We were treated to some more of that in the latter chapters, as opposed to i In retrospect, this book is as much about collecting, the pursuit of possession, as it Probably about as many people as could afford to purchase the Blue Mauritius, I suspect. Much of the book is a memoir of Garfield's account of his early years as a philatelist and his rediscovery of the hobby (obsession?) in his recent years, as well as http://thesweepdoctor.com/the-error/the-error-world-by-simon-garfield.html All rights reserved.