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Envelopes. A Puzzling Journey Through the Royal Mail Hardcover – 1 Oct 2008

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  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Allison and Busby (1 Oct. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0749079231
  • ISBN-13: 978-0749079239
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 1.2 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 430,105 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'I do love this book. Each page is a little gift of ingenuity. I made happy, yippy noises as I turned each page' LYNNE TRUSS, author of Eats, Shoots and Leaves'Hotly tipped as the stocking-filler hit this Christmas' THE INDEPENDENT'So original - a first-class book' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, SEVEN MAGAZINE --.

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Embark on a puzzling journey through Royal Mail. Open this book, and you will discover a most curious and diverting collection of illustrated envelopes, all of which have been sent through the Royal Mail system. In "Envelopes", Harriet Russell has created a wealth of different ways of communicating an address: mazes, join-the-dots, anagrams, illustrations, puns, visual games, experimental fonts, puzzles, and literary wordplay. You may find it hard to believe that the majority of the envelopes arrived at their intended destinations, but they did, and all have the postmarks to prove it! Their safe delivery is a tribute to the heroic postal employees who rose to the challenge.

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