The Resource The one-cent magenta : inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world, James Barron

The one-cent magenta : inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world, James Barron

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The one-cent magenta : inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world
Title
The one-cent magenta
Title remainder
inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world
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James Barron
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When it was issued in 1856, it cost a penny. In 2014, this tiny square of faded red paper sold at Sotheby's for nearly $9.5 million, the largest amount ever paid for a postage stamp at auction. Through the stories of the eccentric characters who have bought, owned, and sold the one-cent magenta in the years in between, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect"--Provided by publisher
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Title
The one-cent magenta
Creator
Summary
When it was issued in 1856, it cost a penny. In 2014, this tiny square of faded red paper sold at Sotheby's for nearly $9.5 million, the largest amount ever paid for a postage stamp at auction. Through the stories of the eccentric characters who have bought, owned, and sold the one-cent magenta in the years in between, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect
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Genre
Tone
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10554773
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
Dewey number
769.569881
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE6184.R3
LC item number
B37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world
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inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world
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James Barron
The one-cent magenta : inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world, James Barron
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The one-cent magenta : inside the quest to own the most valuable stamp in the world, James Barron
Publication
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"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
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Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
19 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781616205188
Lccn
2016038074
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
cat13rev
System control number
  • ocn953707635
  • (OCoLC)953707635

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