The United States as Depicted on Its Postage Stamps

Overview

More than 400 stamps are arranged within each state by their dates of issue. The history of the person, event, or place depicted on the stamp is explained. Other information may include explanations of the selection of the subjects, how the stamp design evolved into what was eventually printed, or the printing process used. Biographical information is included for some of the designers of the stamps.

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Overview

More than 400 stamps are arranged within each state by their dates of issue. The history of the person, event, or place depicted on the stamp is explained. Other information may include explanations of the selection of the subjects, how the stamp design evolved into what was eventually printed, or the printing process used. Biographical information is included for some of the designers of the stamps.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786475223
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/24/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 1,141,419
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Attorney Steve Rajtar is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Orlando, Florida.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Alabama     3
Alaska     6
Arizona     14
Arkansas     21
California     24
Colorado     36
Connecticut     42
Delaware     46
District of Columbia     51
Florida     66
Georgia     73
Hawaii     79
Idaho     86
Illinois     90
Indiana     95
Iowa     100
Kansas     105
Kentucky     109
Louisiana     113
Maine     119
Maryland     124
Massachusetts     131
Michigan     140
Minnesota     147
Mississippi     153
Missouri     157
Montana     162
Nebraska     166
Nevada     170
New Hampshire     176
New Jersey     180
New Mexico     185
New York     190
North Carolina     221
North Dakota     229
Ohio     233
Oklahoma     239
Oregon     244
Pennsylvania     250
Rhode Island     264
South Carolina     269
South Dakota     272
Tennessee     276
Texas     282
Utah     290
Vermont     294
Virginia     298
Washington     316
West Virginia     323
Wisconsin     326
Wyoming     331
Bibliography     339
Index     341
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