Face of African Americans on U.S. and international stamps
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Face of African Americans on U.S. and international stamps a guide to collecting and investing by Mack Bernard Morant

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Published by R&M Pub. Co. in Holly Hill, S.C .
Written in English


  • African Americans on postage stamps -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Statementby Mack B. Morant.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
LC ClassificationsHE6183.A35 M67 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2192188M
ISBN 100936026235
LC Control Number89010972

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