Antiques & Collectibles

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Stamp Collecting

Author: James MacKay

Publisher: Southwater Pub

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Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 96

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Introduces philately or stamp collecting, including its history, illustrations of stamps from around the world, and the growth of "Cinderellas," stamps once overlooked but now considered collectibles.
Postage stamps

The Complete Guide to Stamps & Stamp Collecting

Author: James Mackay

Publisher: Southwater

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Category: Postage stamps

Page: 256

View: 108

This is the ultimate guide to getting the most out the world's most popular hobby, with countless examples of rare, vivid and historical stamps spanning almost two centuries, plus advice on price and guidance about acquisition. Read some of the fascinating stories behind the world's most sought-after stamps, from the famous commemoratives of American presidents to issues from some of the most remote post offices in the world. Stamps trace the character and history of the country from which they originate, and this encyclopedic visual directory is a stunning account of some of the most bizarre, vivid and poignant examples ever created.
Art

Stamp Collecting

Author: Barry Krause

Publisher: Betterway Books

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Category: Art

Page: 152

View: 716

Tells how to start a stamp collection, discusses stamp categories, covers and cancels, and rare, foreign, and error stamps

Stamps and Coins, the Comp Illus Gu

Author: Mackay

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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Page: 512

View: 431

Collecting stamps and coins--known to the world as philately and numismatics--are among the most enduring hobbies of all time, and this superbly comprehensive guide helps to explain why. It is a stunning visual compendium.
Antiques & Collectibles

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Stamps and Coins

Author: James Alexander Mackay

Publisher: Lorenz Books

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Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 512

View: 214

Collecting stamps and coins—known to the world as philately and numismatics—are among the most enduring hobbies of all time, and this superbly comprehensive guide helps to explain why. It is a stunning visual compendium.
Antiques & Collectibles

Guide to Stamp Collecting

Author: Janet Klug

Publisher: Harper Perennial

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Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 160

View: 521

From America's leading experts, your ultimate Guide to Stamp Collecting Whether you've always wanted to start a stamp collection or already have the beginnings of one, this is the definitive guide to becoming a smart and savvy stamp collector, with information on everything from the history of stamps to surprising celebrity philatelists to the best way to remove stamps from envelopes. You'll receive priceless expert advice on: Finding and identifying stamps Caring for and exhibiting your collection Understanding collecting terms Verifying authenticity Using internet resources And much more!
Juvenile Nonfiction

Stamps!

Author: Brenda Ralph Lewis

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 95

View: 383

Introduces readers to the history and great variety of postage stamps and examines some of the techniques used in identifying and collecting them.
Stamp collecting

The Postage Stamp

Author: Frederick John Melville

Publisher:

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Category: Stamp collecting

Page:

View: 907

Popular Mechanics

Author:

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Page: 228

View: 939

Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
Reference books

Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-sized Libraries

Author: Margaret Irby Nichols

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

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Category: Reference books

Page: 199

View: 827

Lists over 750 sources focusing on the reference needs of adults. The primary objective was to select quality reference tools which cover many different topics. Topics include general works, biography, philosophy, religion, language, literature, visual arts, applied sciences, sports and recreation, home life, social customs and education.

Topical Adventures

Author: Jack Congrove

Publisher:

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View: 424

Topical Adventures explores the spectrum of topical and thematic stamp collecting and exhibiting. The book is the 168th handbook produced by the American Topical Association, the largest organization in the world for topical stamp collectors and the foremost resource for information on all aspects of topical and thematic collecting. While many of ATA's books are tailored to specific topics, this is a general reference work designed to help a new topical collector get started, or provide a handy review for more experienced collectors when they are working on a project.Topical Adventures is organized into 8 concise chapters and is fully illustrated in color throughout the book. Sprinkled throughout Topical Adventures are vignettes from collectors on virtually every aspect of topical collecting and exhibiting. This organization makes the book easy to read and share. Written and edited by many accomplished topicalists, this book will be a useful to addition to any collector's library. Topical Adventures is a convenient reference collectors of all ages and experience levels will want to have as you acquire, store, display and exhibit your collection.
Antiques & Collectibles

Paper Money of the United States

Author: Arthur L. Friedberg

Publisher: Coin & Currency Institute

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 336

View: 108

A Complete Illustrated Guide with Valuations large size notes, fractional currency, small size notes, encased postage stamps from the first year of paper money (1861) to the present confederate states notes, colonial and continental currency The standard reference work on paper money
Antiques & Collectibles

Paper Money of the United States

Author: Ira S. Friedberg

Publisher: Coin & Currency Institute

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 304

View: 826

Lists and displays values for paper currency made in the United States.