The British Post Office: A History.
This comprehensive history of British postal development from the time of Henry VIII to the mid-20th century is generously supplemented with illustrations, figures, and maps. Of special interest to Austen fans are the sections on the 18th century and the chapter on "The Post Office during Peace and War - 1784-1815" and "Mail Overseas." Light blue cloth with black lettering on spine. Jacket in protective cover, price clipped. A few stains on the jacket and one stain on the top of the spine. Otherwsie very clean book. Princeton University Press. 1948. Hb, Dj. USED. $50.00