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Signed First Day Cover

TODHUNTER, Norman (1915-89)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This innovative American artist, in addition to illustrating books, was instrumental in getting the U.S. Post Office to produce more colorful stamps and to utilize new lithography processes to allow that; among other stamps, he designed the 1962 "Mississippoi Riverboat" and "Boys Club of America" commemorative stamps, co-designed the 1963 Christmas commemorative stamp, the 1964 "Quilted" stamp, the 1965 "Discus Thrower" and "Portrait of Herbert Hoover" and the 1966 "Humane Treatment of Animals." Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in New London, Connecticut on 16 October 1967 and with "First Day of Issue" boldly stamped. Single $1 Todhunter-designed "Eugene O'Neill" stamp at upper right. Near fine. Blue "First Day Cover" encircling gilt Earth cachet at left; no distracting recipient's name/address. At upper right, above the cancellation, Todhunter signs small and sloppy in black ink. Bookseller Inventory # 34802

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Title: Signed First Day Cover

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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