legendary Persian Rug

and the other high-value Civil War revenue stamps by Kingsley, Thomas C.

Publisher: Castenholz & Sons in Pacific Palisdes, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 152 Downloads: 266
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographial references (p. 151-152).

Other titlesHigh value Civil War revenue stamps.
StatementThomas C. Kingsley.
LC ClassificationsHJ5321.Z7 K56 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1439798M
ISBN 101879767031
LC Control Number93070919

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