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Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880

An Illustrated Weekly

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,592 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 479
Added to site: 2009.05.29
mnybks.net#: 24302
Genre: Periodical
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vors to please their young acquaintances, began themselves taking an interest in the things. From a pleasure it gradually became a study, and a most fascinating one; and soon there were no more enthusiastic collectors than the people advanced in years, wealth, position, and social, literary, and scientific attainments. And to-day many great people turn with pleasure from the cares of their life to the pages of their stamp albums, to look over the numerous evidences of the growth of the postal system, or to help some young friend in the filling up of a modest little blank-book.

In spite of the ridicule which has been heaped upon the collector of stamps, the interest in stamp-collecting is as great to-day as it was a dozen years ago, and from Prince Edward Island to Australia will be found stamp "merchants," as they delight to call themselves, stamp papers, and stamp agencies, to supply the continually increasing demands of young and old collectors. Societies exist in several countries, at the meetings o

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