Come Home at Once

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Looking through old cards in a bric-a-brac shop, Guy Atkins came upon a picture postcard with the arresting message on the back: 'Come home at once, all is forgiven.' It launched him as a postcard collector. Here he presents facsimiles of his best and most intriguing items from the Edwardian heyday of the postcard as a means of communication - when messages could be quite intimate and even encrypted.

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Come Home at Once

Come Home at Once

Bantam2014

Hardback224pp Illustrated110x150mm

9780593074145     Product Code: 222363

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Looking through old cards in a bric-a-brac shop, Guy Atkins came upon a picture postcard with the arresting message on the back: 'Come home at once, all is forgiven.' It launched him as a postcard collector. Here he presents facsimiles of his best and most intriguing items from the Edwardian heyday of the postcard as a means of communication - when messages could be quite intimate and even encrypted.

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