Ricketts, William R (William Reynolds) 1869-1956 DSI Search this
1 v. (206 p.) ; 25 cm
Mechanically reproduced (lithographed or mimeographed?) from a handwritten draft, with addenda and corrections (apparently by J.K. Tiffany) added in pencil.
"Part I. Citing all passages in the stamp journals refering to the stamps of the United States. St. Louis, January, 1880"--T.p.
"Explanation. Having undertaken to put such information as I possessed in relation to the stamps of the United States in shape for publication for M. Moens I began by examining every stamp publication in my possession to ascertain what had already appeared in print upon my proposed subject. The references to these passages arranged under the various issues in their chronological order and brought down to date comprise this index. A chronological index of the various stamp journals, with their publishers each followed by the abbreviation used & by which it is quoted, a table of the abbreviations and numbers of the journals they designate is followed the list of the stamps, postal envelopes, postcards, document proprietary, card, private medicine card and match stamps and their varieties with citation of the various journals mentioning each in order. ... St. Louis, Jan. 1881"--P. -.
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NPMRB copy 39088013393715 has stamp on cover and front free endpaper: Library of W.R. Ricketts, Forty-Fort, Pa.
NPMRB copy has an old orange paperboard binding with a beige cloth spine; housed in an archival envelope for preservation. A few pages are laid in at the end of the volume.