A HISTORY OF BRITISH POSTAGE STAMPS 1660-1940, T. Todd, 1941 (2nd reprint 1949)
Illustrated with 40 pages of half-tone plates
This is a 1949 reprint of the seminal T. Todd history of British postage stamps, going right back to Bishop and Dockwra. Some aging on the dustjacket but the book itself is good. 274pp plus the very nice plates at the back.