Dover: Dover Litho Printing Company, for the Congress, 1990. iii, 188p., glossy whitewhite paperstock, profuse b&w vignette illustrations nicely wedded to text, casebound in 10.25 x 7 inch cloth boards gilt. Faintest shelfwear, a fine copy probably issued without dj.
Essays on Caribbean issues (The Bermuda postmaster stamps; Plating the 1896 line engraved issues of Haiti, an introduction) -- Asian topics (The beginnings of the Chinese bureau of engraving and printing as assisted by U.S. personnel) -- the Kingdom of Sardinia -- the remainder on US topics.
A word on book design and production, namely "outstanding." Pre-press prep & pasteup by Mary Lou Stubbolo dba Syntax Plus, and presswork by Dover, as noted; both firms Delawarian.