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Rowland Hill

Inventor, Educator (3-Dec-1795 — 27-Aug-1879)


W. H. Ashurst. Facts and Reasons in Support of Mr. Rowland Hill's Plan for A Universal Penny Postage. London, UK: H. Hooper,. 1838. 131pp.

Samuel Graveson. Penny Postage Centenary: An Account of Rowland Hill's Great Reform of 1840 and of the Introduction of Adhesive Postage Stamps. London, UK: Postal History Society. 1940. 131pp.

Colin G. Hey. Rowland Hill: Victorian Genius and Benefactor. London, UK: Quiller Press. 1989. 192pp.

Henry Warburton Hill. Rowland Hill and the Fight for the Penny Post. London, UK: F. Warne & Co.. 1940. 205pp.

Alan James. Sir Rowland Hill and the Post Office. London, UK: Longman. 1972. 112pp.

Eleanor C. Hill Smyth. Sir Rowland Hill: The Story of A Great Reform. London, UK: T. F. Unwin. 1907. 327pp.


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