All about Stamps: Their History & the Art of Collecting Them

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A. A. Knopf, 1940 - Postage-stamps - 357 pages
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Contents

The First Postage Stamp
61
Difliculties in the United States
86
Early United States Stamps
107
v1 In Englands Footsteps
127
vn The Great Flood
141
vn1 The Postage Stamp as a Work of Art
155
The Rise of the Collector
177
Collections of Every Kind
197
xn Stamps of Great Price
242
The Philatelic Market
262
Governments as Stamp Merchants
290
Fakes and Frauds 3 1 1
312
A Hopeful Glance at the Future
335
A Guide to Philatelic Literature
340
Glossary
349
Copyright

Famous Collectors
220

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