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image of The Essays of Montaigne volume 1 only with an introduction by Gide and an accompanying handbook to the essays which includes the notes upon the text by the translator and a series of comments on the essays

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New York: Heritage Press, 1946. Hardcover. xlvi, 816p., introduction, very good Heritage Club editionin faux marbled boards, brown cloth spine and gilt in plain gray shipping slipcase, Sandglass newsletter laid-in with some toning. The handbook and comments would be found in the missing volume two.
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image of U.S. Lip Service Stamps [Ron & Nancy Reagan, etc.]

U.S. Lip Service Stamps [Ron & Nancy Reagan, etc.]

by [Anonymous]

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1984
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no place: Ephemera, Inc, 1984. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet of 48 red, white & blue political caricature stamps with lickable adhesive on rear but no perforations, very good. Nancy Reagan says Girls Just Want to have Fun, I Take Drugs Seriously, Sassy & Sex Crazed etc. Ronnie says Make America a Man Again (??!!) Bedtime for Bonzo, I Just… Read more
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image of Men & women of letters. An anthology of short stories by Letter Carriers

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Palo Alto, Ca: Men & Women of Letters, 1988. 116p., wraps, very good condition.
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image of Labor struggle in the Post Office, from selective lobbying to collective bargaining

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Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1992. Paperback. xvi, 271p., wraps sligthly shelf worn, slightly musty else good condition.
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Relations Literary Quarterly. Printed Matter/Stampana Stvar

by Young, Al

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date unreadable
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Beograd, Yugoslavia: the quarterly, date unreadable. Al, you've got mail! -or we do. A wrapped-up package in ribbed kraft paper (very European) neatly strung up in twine (genuine twine) about one quarter of which is covered in "Jugoslavian" stamps (three different kinds, ten stamps all together) and a typewritten address label to Mr Young at his Palo Alto home.… Read more
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image of Kingdom of Lesotho / Space Exploration Issue 1981

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Masuru, Lesotho: the kingdom, 1981. Single leaf of thick glossy stock, 8x23 inches, recto and verso texts with seven exhibit photos in color, five of which of postal stamps. Voyager One had recently beamed images of Saturn; three stamps illustrate the probe's encounters and two the Space Shuttle. Find an Official Order Form at one end, it has suffered… Read more
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Letters of Gold; California Postal History Through 1869

by Coburn, Jesse L.

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Published
1984
ISBN
9780960354818
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Canton OH: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc, 1984. x, 389p., profuse b&w facsimile reproductions with two sections in color, several line-drawn maps, hardbound in 11x8.5 inch boards covered in metallic gold paper (roll-stamped in blind to simulate leather grain) and pictorial dust jacket. The dj is a little edgeworn, the book itself is quite sound, and aside from a… Read more
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Making money from stamps

by Ozaki, Milton

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Published
1963
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Littleton, CO: M. Ozaki, 1963. 84p., staplebound booklet, first edition, occasional pen underlining. By the Japanese-American mystery writer who is remembered slightly less fondly for promoting some get-rich-quick schemes. This booklet makes no such promises, though it urges the reader to subscribe to his Philatelic Investor newsletter.
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image of Stamps Tell the Story of The Republic of China  中華民國建國五十年國慶紀念郵票

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Taibei: Directorate General of Posts, Republic of China, 1972. 28p., staplebound booklet, very good with light handling wear.
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image of Western Express Franks [lead article:] The American Philatelist, Official Journal of the American Philatelic Society

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Federalsburg MD: the society, 1933. Pamphlet. Pp.285-300 (of of entire magazine, 285-336p.) illustrated with b&w photographic vignettes; softbound, a pamphlet in plain printed 10x6.5 inch wraps. The clay-coated paperstock has encountered faint, non-adhering damp damage, cover bears a small closed marginal tear, a clean, sound, better-than-reading-copy. Find numerous additional brief accounts of suchlike as the Iceland-Greenland Route, Markings of… Read more
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image of Le Familistere, Comptoir General d'Alimentation et d'Approvisionnement. 450 maisons de vente au detail. Timbres Primes, primes d'une valeur exceptionnelle. Carnet de 500 timbres

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Reims: Le FamiListere, 1910. Pamphlet. 16p., a savings-stamp book, softbound pamphlet in 5.3x3.5 inch stapled wraps printed blue. The staple is cockeyed and rusty, the wraps mildly dusty, the paste-em-here boxes only half filled in (i.e., 7 1/2 pages bear the blue Le Familistere stamp blocks) but most are pasted neatly. A good exemplar, dated from comparison with a… Read more
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image of Donegan's Katanga philatelist: a specialized catalogue of the "Etat du Katanga" postal issues

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Springfield, MO: George Donegan, 1964. 27p., staplebound booklet, black and white images of the stamps with information about each issue. Rear cover toned, light edgewear. 8.5x11 inches. Numbered 55 of 500 printed.
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The Postal Markings of P.R.C.

by Chu Tong

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1984
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Hong Kong: Philatelic Publications Ltd, 1984. 231p, very good paperback. Black and white reproductions of postal cancellations, with text in both Chinese and English.
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image of Revolutionary world, an international journal of philosophy [two issues: 33, 34/35]

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Amsterdam: B.R.Gruner, 1979. Two special issues of the journal, 149 and 127 pages respectively, each with external stains to spine, interior clean. The theme of No. 33 is "Passage to Marxist thought in the waning 1970s;" the double isue is on "Philosophers of the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin.
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image of George Washington Carver Foundation / Tuskegee Institute [six perforated stamps]

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Tuskegee, AL: the Foundation, n.d.. Group of six stamps of the same type, not yet separated along perforations, depicting Carver with chemistry lab equipment. Issued for use in fundraising rather than as postage, this type of stamp is known as a "cinderalla." Very good condition, each stamp 1.5x2 inches. Undated, but the Foundation was established in 1938.
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image of The Bristol County Philatelist [First twelve issues]

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Taunton, MA: Kirby & Benton, 1897. First twelve issues of the monthly newsletter, all produced for 1897; 8 pages each, 2.75x4.25 inches each, very good; also included is vol. II no. 3. Reports on local stamp collectors' meetings and chats on philatelic topics.
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Dunhuang mural and stamp

by Yao Zhong, writer

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Published
1998
ISBN
9787805882376
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Beijing: Gansu People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 1998. Unpaginated, fullpage color reproductions of Silk Road paintings from Dunhuang on glossy coated paper with, at intervals, 29 commemorative postage stamps in clear onlay packets. Red boards titled in blind, in dust jacket. A fine copy.
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image of The American philatelist,; July 1970, vol. 84, no. 7; exclusive feature, Czechoslovakia's 1920 T. G. Masaryk issue by Zdenek Kvasnicka

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State College PA: The Journal of the American Philatelic Society, 1970. Entire issue; professionally cased into titled buckram boards with utilitarian titling, marbled endsheets over cloth hinges, a nice job. Cover titling promotes an article by Malcolm MacGregor, "South Polar expoloration and explorers" rather than the featured story. Pp. 569-664, original wraps present, a very good copy. Also:… Read more
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image of A concordance: the stamps of Japan, Ryukyus, and Manchoukuo 1871 - 1979. October 1981 supplement to vol. 36 : no. 5 of Japanese Philately

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Silver Spring MD: The International Society for Japanese Philately, Inc, 1981. 47p., I S J P monograph 10.
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Waiting for the earthquake

by Swaim, Lawrence

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Published
1977
ISBN
9780316824705
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1977. 273p., first edition, shelfworn dj with Wallace Stegner blurb on rear panel. Novel about a San Francisco postal union leader who leads a national wildcat strike.
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