Books written by James Barron

The One-Cent Magenta

Algonquin Books | March 7, 2017 | 224 pages
An inside look at the obsessive, secretive, and often bizarre world of high-profile stamp collecting, told through the journey of the world's most sought-after stamp. When it was issued in 1856, it cost a penny. In 2014, this tiny square of faded red paper sold at Sotheby's for nearly $9.5 million,... More Info