USPS: The 1982 Fifty State Birds and Flowers Mint Set

Book cover. The 1982 Fifty State Birds and Flowers Mint SetSinger, Arthur; Singer, Alan. The 1982 Fifty State Birds and Flowers Mint Set. United States Postal Service, 1982. Unmarked. Some age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30543) $12.00

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Two-page introduction. Slim volume introducing these beautiful stamps that were created by the first father-and-son team ever to design an American issue: Arthur Singer, the father, who did the birds, and Alan Singer, the son, who did the flowers. List of official birds and flowers of each state. 14p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

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MACCARTHY, F: Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960

Book cover. Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960MacCarthy, Fiona. Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960. National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2014. ISBN: 9781855144842. Factory sealed. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30537) $30.00

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Color illustrations. Exhibition catalog. 183p. Measures 9.25×10.5 inches. Focus is on how Morris’ 1860 move into the now famous Red House at Bexleyheath in Kent fostered a campaign against the debased artistic standards of the mid-Victorian age. Discussion includes his artist craftsman friends Edward Burne-Jones, Ford Madox Brown and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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