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Highlights of the history of printing as depicted on postage stamps

Mark Harris Winnegrad

Highlights of the history of printing as depicted on postage stamps

by Mark Harris Winnegrad

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Published by Boxwood Press in Greenbelt, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postage stamps -- Topics -- Printing -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark H. Winnegrad.
    SeriesBoxwooder -- No.52.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15445459M

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