The United States as Depicted on Its Postage Stamps

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About the Book

More than 400 stamps are arranged within each state by their dates of issue. The history of the person, event, or place depicted on the stamp is explained. Other information may include explanations of the selection of the subjects, how the stamp design evolved into what was eventually printed, or the printing process used. Biographical information is included for some of the designers of the stamps.

About the Author(s)

Attorney Steve Rajtar is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Issaquah, Washington.

Bibliographic Details

Steve Rajtar
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 392
Bibliographic Info: 898 photos (449 in color), bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2013 [2007]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7522-3
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction      1

Alabama      3

Alaska      6

Arizona      14

Arkansas      21

California      24

Colorado      36

Connecticut      42

Delaware      46

District of Columbia      51

Florida      66

Georgia      73

Hawaii      79

Idaho      86

Illinois      90

Indiana      95

Iowa      100

Between pages 104 and 105 are 16 pages of plates depicting 225 stamps in color

Kansas      105

Kentucky      109

Louisiana      113

Maine      119

Maryland      124

Massachusetts      131

Michigan      140

Minnesota      147

Mississippi      153

Missouri      157

Montana      162

Nebraska      166

Nevada      170

New Hampshire      176

New Jersey      180

New Mexico      185

New York      190

North Carolina      221

North Dakota      229

Between pages 232 and 233 are 16 pages of plates depicting 224 stamps in color

Ohio      233

Oklahoma      239

Oregon      244

Pennsylvania      250

Rhode Island      264

South Carolina      269

South Dakota      272

Tennessee      276

Texas      282

Utah      290

Vermont      294

Virginia      298

Washington      316

West Virginia      323

Wisconsin      326

Wyoming      331

Bibliography      339

Index      341

Book Reviews & Awards

“beautifully reproduced color illustrations…unique…diligently researched”—Booklist.