When two enthusiasms coincide

Title: Trams and Buses on Stamps Author: Howard Piltz Publisher: Pen & Sword Transport ISBN: 978-1-47387-194-6 Specification: 240mm x 160mm, 114pp, hardback Price: £16.99

For many years, the overlap of interest between stamp collecting and transport enthusiasm was recognised by a regular feature in this magazine on stamps and buses, written under the pen name of Philaticus. Howard Piltz, whose interests embrace philately and all modes of transport, has carried on the tradition with a series of books, of which this is the fourth.

The colourful nature of postage stamps makes it a visually attractive combination, and Piltz and Pen & Sword have produced a good balance of words and illustrations.

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