Happiness and Other Verses. Philately: Christmas Seals, Emily P. Bissell, Priscilla Leonard.
Happiness and Other Verses
Happiness and Other Verses
Happiness and Other Verses

Happiness and Other Verses

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, n.d. Hardcover. Fine. Item #21616

Red cloth blocked in white on the spine and upper board. 224pp. Frontispiece photograph of a collection of Christmas seals from 1907 to 1927. The author was the originator of the Red Cross Christmas Seal in 1907, and pp. 217-224 reprint an article giving the history.


The front free endpaper contains a corner block of 4 commemorative stamps honoring the author as a Crusader against tuberulosis, and it stamped "First Day of Issued", May 31, 1980. (Scott, #1823.) Also laid is in a packet of Christmas seals, 16 blocks of four from 1941 to 1971, and a full sheet from 1974.

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Price: $75.00