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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 6

All of the books discussed to date have been technical in that they all refer to aspects of philately such as postal history or printing methods, etc. There are however, novels or short stories that include stamp collecting as a

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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 5

Although Amazon is the easiest service to use, free philatelic book offerings are also available in various digital formats, including Kindle ebook format, through other sources. Project Gutenberg offers several titles for download and the Philatelic Digital Library Project offers one

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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 4

Amazon has yielded several additions to our previous lists of philatelic books in Kindle ebook format and they follow. I’m sure the list can be updated again in the future and we look forward to comments on this post with

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Fotopedia App

The app Fotopedia Heritage is quite amazing. Built in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, we have access to a myriad of images reflecting human culture. Highly recommended! This app was recently selected as one of the top 50 apps

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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 3

Amazon also offers philatelic books for free in digital format. These are classic texts which may not be the latest as far as publication dates go, but there is useful information in these pages and one cannot argue with the

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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 2

In addition to the general philatelic works listed in Kindle Part 1 of this post, a number of Kindle books can be found on specific philatelic subjects. This number will surely increase as philatelic publishers recognize the benefit of generating

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Philatelic Books on Kindle – Part 1

One of the best mobile software applications for digital philatelists is the Kindle Reader App available from Amazon. Although we normally associate Amazon e-books with handheld Kindles, versions of this app are available for any mobile phone, tablet, laptop or

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Beyond the Perf

The website Beyond the Perf and mobile app from the USPS features the postage stamp issues of the years 2009 through 2013. Each issue has information on the background of the stamp and series, date of issue, designer, etc. Quite

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