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The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard

Packard, Frank L. The Adventures of Jimmie Dale. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1917. “Dear Philanthropic crook.” So begins each letter of instruction that the Gray Seal receives from the mysterious Tocsin.  The Gray Seal is the most audacious … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, part 2

The Republic of Mali issued a set of three Arabian Nights themed stamps.  Mali is a land-locked west African country. Below are copies of the first day covers from 5 April 1971.  Again, I do not know who the illustrator … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, part 1

Arabian Nights themes and ideas have influenced just about everything.  You name it and there is probably an Arabian Night’s theme version of it somewhere.  Not surprisingly, a number of countries have issued Arabian Nights theme stamps.  These include Ajman, … Continue reading

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