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Books and Writers on Stamps

Detective Fiction on Stamps

"Detective Fiction on Stamps" is a relatively small topic, but over two dozen countries have issued postage stamps (and other philatelic items) connected to or commemorating fictional detectives, their creators or cinematic portrayals. In this fine display by Steve Trussel you will find Sherlock Holmes, Inspector Maigret, DickTracy, Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, and more.

Detective Fiction on Stamps

Another display of detective fiction on stamps.

The Philatelic Sherlock Holmes

Stamps, covers, postmarks, and cinderella issues relating to Sherlock Holmes or his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. That's the theme of this fine displayby Steve Trussel, which also has a bibliography and other reference material.

Jules Verne Stamps

A display of Jules Verne stamps by Zvi Har’El.

Literature on Stamps

A personal collection of authors and their works on postage stamps from around the world

Books and Writers on Stamps

Hans Christian Andersen

A philatelic celebration of the International Hans Christian Andersen Year 2005. Read about the author's life, the most important of his fairy tales, and see the wonderful postage stamps worldwide that illustrate them, many of them being Disney-designs. There is a complete checklist of postage stamps with links to images of all items listed.

Philatelic Tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944)

At least 18 countries have issued stamps honoring Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the French poet-pilot who gave the world The Little Prince, and other writings. Here is a comprehensive survey of those issues, presented by Steve Trussel.

RLS on Stamps

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) and his works commemorated on postage stamps etc. A fine display by Steve Trussel.

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