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- A FIRST STAMP ALBUM FOR BEGINNERS - Over 26,000 spaces, including pictures of 1,100 stamps from all over the World. Revised Edition.
DetailsThe most popular hobby in the world, stamp collecting has millions of fans in the United States alone. Many are adults who have turned a childhood interest in philately into a pleasurable (and often profitable) lifetime avocation.This volume has everything needed to start a personal stamp collection:Entries for nearly 200 countries;Spaces for more than 2,600 stamps;Over 1,100 black-and-white illustrations of stamps;Easy-to-use Stamp Identifier Table and Index.Clear instructions for using the album and the Stamp Identifier Table are included, along with many useful hints and tips on building a collection. An entertaining, inexpensive way to learn about faraway people and places, stamp collecting brings a sense of excitement and adventure with each new acquisition.This book offers would-be collectors that ticket to discovery.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert Obojski is a writer of over 50 books on baseball, coin and stamp collecting and memorabilia. He is a numismatist. He graduated with a BA in History, an MA in English and his Ph.D in American Studies.His books include Bush League: a History of Minor League Baseball (1975), Great Moments of the Playoffs & World Series (1988), and The Rise of Japanese Baseball Power (1975). He has also written A First Stamp Album for Beginners (1984) where his famous quote was:"The fact that stamp collecting has long been the most popular hobby in the world, with over 16 million enthusiast in the United States alone, is a good indication of how much fascination and appeal these colorful pieces of gummed paper exert."
SKU Code PRK B 4667 Weight in Kg 0.3500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486441139 Author Name ROBERT OBOJSKI Publisher Name Dover Publications