This is the 116–page book, The Grandest Things: Our National Parks in Words, Images, and Stamps.
The Grandest Things explores how our national park system began, the changes it has endured, and the astounding array of sites it includes — all through breathtaking images and historic stamps.
This 116–page book includes:
** A history of America’s national parks, illustrated by stamps and other fascinating memorabilia
** A visual tour of over 75 parks, monuments, memorials, and more
** A special collecting section complete with stamp placeholders and background information
** Plus, nine mint stamps with mounts — including the 1972 Old Faithful, Yellowstone stamp
United States Yearbooks, Commemorative & Definitive Sets
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USPS 2011 Yearbook (Hardcover)
2011 Book only $32.99
2011 Book, includes 75
Stamps & Mounts $69.99
Mounts here are CLEAR ONLY
Play Ball! is the perfect keepsake for both baseball fans and stamp enthusiasts. The 8½” x 11”, 40-page softbound book is filled with the vivid paintings of artist Graig Kreindler, whose extraordinarily detailed work captures our national pastime's biggest icons in action. The issuances included in this product are: The 2001 Legendary Playing Fields (10), the 2010 Negro Leagues Baseball (2), and the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Stars (4) stamps.
USPS Presents: Play Ball! (2012 Soft-cover)
Discover the fascinating process of bringing the full magic of Disney to a space the size of a postage stamp. This unique book comes with all 20 The Art of Disney stamps and a special Walt Disney stamp issued in 1968. All stamps are MINT and include mounts. A true collector’s treasure!
The Art of Disney Stamps (Hardcover)
Book with Stamps & Mounts $49.99
Unlock the mysteries of the universe. This colorful children's book takes kids on a journey through space, where they'll discover secrets of the cosmos. Includes 5 Inside Outer Space stamps and a special holograph envelope.
Inside Outer Space:
A collection of US Postage Stamps
This year, the US Postal Service's commemorative stamp program honors heroes--not only the kind who wear costumes and fight crime, but also the ones who help to fulfill America's potential. From an impressive cast of cultural icons that includes Benjamin Franklin, baseball sluggers, and distinguished diplomats to such varied creations as motorcycles and quilts, the 2006 yearbook showcases a wide range of subjects from the worlds of nature, sicence, sports, entertainment, and public service.
USPS 2006 Yearbook (Hardcover)
$78.99 Includes Stamps & Mounts
This years book features legendary figures such as Ronald Reagan and Arthur Ashe to awe-inspiring creations such as skyscrapers and sports cars, the 2005 stamps showcase a variety of subjects. This new edition yearbook offers insight into the development of each stamp as the men and women behind the commemorative program bring it to life.
USPS 2005 Yearbook (Hardcover)
$78.99 Includes Stamps & Mounts
2011 highlight achievements, honor visionaries, applaud entertainers, and celebrate innovation. A boldly and beautifully designed keepsake, The 2011 Stamp Yearbook is the perfect way to enjoy the year’s program — and preserve the best of a nation.
72 pages of fascinating information about each stamp subject.
An exciting array of quotes, timelines, graphics, and photography.
USPS 2012 Yearbook (Hardcover)
2012 Book only $32.99
2012 Book, includes 94
Stamps & Mounts $71.99
Mounts here are CLEAR ONLY
Featuring collectible stamps and information about stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service in 2012, this Stamp Yearbook is an ideal gift for stamp collectors and enthusiasts. The stamps of 2012 celebrate a rich patchwork of American life—from poets and choreographers to national pastimes and cultural celebrations. Full of intriguing stories, stunning imagery, and exciting new features,The 2012 Stamp Yearbook is the perfect way to save and enjoy the year's program.
This 76-page hardcover book features a new section for High Value stamps and Access to digital extras showcasing multimedia content
Cultural Diary & Civil Rights Pioneers Diary Page Bundle
This is a special Expressions of African–Americans: a Cultural Diary bundle featuring the Civil Rights Pioneers Cultural Diary Page including a full Souvenir Sheet of all 6 42–cent Civil Rights Pioneers commemorative stamps, plus the Cultural Diary itself, offered here as a bundle.
The Cultural Diary is a unique collectible consisting of a beautifully illustrated binder designed to hold current and future insert cards of African American stamp issues as well as personal notes. The Cultural Diary includes insert cards, stamps and mounts for four African American issues from 2004 (Paul Robeson, Wilma Rudolph, James Baldwin, Kwanzaa).
The 9 1/4 x 11 3/8 inch binder features a montage of African American historical photographs combined with rich textures and decorative elements rendered in warm earth tones of reds, golds and browns. The interior, 8 1/2 x 11 wire-bound pages are a deep brown, and are designed to allow insertion of stamp issuance cards and notepad pages.
Insert cards measure 7 3/8 x 10 inches and contain photographs of the featured stamp subject, biographical information, timeline, and memorable quotations. Cards echo the color palette of the binder. There is also a reproduction of a stamp on each card to designate space for placement of the actual stamp. Insert cards will be produced for all upcoming African American issues, and will include a separate stamp and mount.
The companion notepad is sized to match the insert cards so that the user can record personal thoughts and combine these personal pages in the binder with the stamp issuance cards. (The pages can be rearranged as desired.) In this manner, each consumer can create a uniquely individual album.
This lovely and unusual product is an ideal vehicle to preserve thoughts from and about notable African Americans, to generate interest in collecting stamps, and to create a family treasure.
The Grandest Things (Hardcover)