US 1970 Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) 6c. Scott. 1405

US 1970 Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) 6c. Scott. 1405

Series: Edgar Lee Masters Issue

Stamp details: Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) - American Poet

Issued date: 22-08-1970 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 6c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1405
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1401
Michel (Germany): 1007
Yvert et Tellier (France): 899

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 25mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Black and olive bister

Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Poet, Author, Literature

Total print: 135,125,000 (estimate)

Description:- Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness, An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait, Lincoln: The Man, and Illinois Poems. In all, Masters published twelve plays, twenty-one books of poetry, six novels and six biographies, including those of Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Vachel Lindsay, and Walt Whitman.