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An American History Album: The Story of the United States Told Through Stamps

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ISBN: 1554073901;
Страниц: 208

A unique record of the history of the United States. Throughout its history, the United States has celebrated its achievements, honored its heroes and recorded its history by issuing beautiful commemorative postage stamps. These stamps tell us about e discovery and settlement of the land; advances in transportation and communication; the wonders of the American wilderness; and the accomplishments of political, military and civic leaders who served the republic and shaped its future. Created by the Uned States Post Office to honor significant events and important people, these stamps offer us a unique and proud look at America's history. An American History Album takes a look at the stories behind these miniature works of art-why they were issued a who or what they honor. Created by some of the best artists and finest engravers of their day, these stamps fashion a visual portrait of the history, values and accomplishments of the United States. Through their research for this...

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