The Sir Maxwell Joseph Collection: postage stamps and postal history of the Cape of Good Hope.
[London]. [Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.], . First edition.
Quarto. xiv, 298pp, . Original publisher's cream cloth, lettered in red, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, corners bumped. Inked gift inscription to half-title, else internally immaculate.
The illustrated auction catalogue for the Sotheby's sale on 28th-29th October 1982 of hotelier and property dealer Sir Maxwell Joseph's (1910-1982) collection (totalling 1333 lots) of postage stamps issued at the Cape of Good Hope, and other items concerning the postal history of the region from 1652 and the 1900 Siege of Mafeking during the Second Boer War.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 12334