Bibliately: Reprinted from The American Philatelist, January 1977 through July 1977

By: Leona Rostenberg (1908-2005)

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REPRINT EDITION. 4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. (2), 61, (2) pp. Cover page illustration and marginal decoration, numerous facsimile illustrations of postage stamps on every page throughout, acknowledgements and errata; text clean, unmarked. Full linen with brown leather cover label, titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers foxed. "Compliments of Kater-Crafts Bookbinders" rubber stamp on rear pastedown. MM319-044. Good. This volume contains Rostenberg's narrative of "the printed word on stamps" with an international scope. Features hundreds of facsimile illustrations on every page, one of the only literary collections of stamps published with a narrative in book form. Leona Rostenberg was an independent scholar and rare book dealer. Rostenberg is best-known for her discovery of the secret "blood-and-thunder" writings of Louisa May Alcott, which exposed racy tales from Alcott's earlier career. Rostenberg helped establish the inaugural New York Antiquarian Book Fair in 1960.

Title: Bibliately: Reprinted from The American Philatelist, January 1977 through July 1977

Author Name: Leona Rostenberg (1908-2005)

Categories: Bibliography,

Publisher: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, American Philatelic Society: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MM319-044

Keywords: Bibliately Reprinted from The American Philatelist January 1977 through July 1977, Leona Rostenberg, Stamps, Bibliography