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Bangkok World Book Capital (2013)

 

Cover of the book Kaew Jom Kaen by Princess Sirindhorn

 

 Issue Name: 2013 Bangkok World Book Capital
 Thai Issue Name: กรุงเทพฯ เมืองหนังสือโลกปี ๒๕๕๖
 Issue Date: 2013/2556-04-23
 Cause: To commemorate that UNESCO has presented the honorary prize of World Book Capital 2013 to Bangkok as the 13th city in its capacity that was declared the metropolis of reading in order to encourage learning by books at an international level.
 Catalogue Number: 2013/29
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 7 Baht
 Thailex Collection: 2 Baht
 Size: 60 x 50 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces
 Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Company, The Netherlands
 Subject: Cover of the book Kaew Jom Kaen, i.e. ‘The Mischievous Kaew’, composed by Princess Sirindhorn, and the logos of UNESCO, the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), the International Publishers Association and the International Booksellers Federation (IBF), as well as the logo of the 2013 Bangkok World Book Capital.
 Related Links: Bangkok, Sirindhorn, Kaew Jom Kaen