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The United States as depicted on its postage stamps

Steve Rajtar

The United States as depicted on its postage stamps

by Steve Rajtar

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postage stamps -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- On postage stamps,
  • United States -- History -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteve Rajtar.
    GenreMiscellanea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6183.U54 R35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17883839M
    ISBN 109780786429493
    LC Control Number2007012663
    OCLC/WorldCa122424042

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