[Scrapbook of Mounted Postmarks ca. 1866 Through the 1890s]
np: nd. 8vo. Blank notebook. Red quarter sheep over marbled boards. 8.5" x 7". 38 leaves, with postmarks pasted to most rectos and many versos. Covers rubbed. Front hinge cracked. FFEP loose. Starting throughout. Good. (Item ID: 12913)
Visually fascinating collection of several hundred 19th century postmarks arranged by state and assembled by an unknown hand. Also includes a tantalizing four pages of baseball scores and standings of games between Detroit, Erie, Troy, and Salem. A curious folk blend of 19th century americana with 20th century pop and mail art.