from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blank book or album used by collectors for the classification and display of postage- and revenue-stamps.
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If only-so many little boys were inveterate collectors of stamps-if only the uncles or her father had ever been remotely interested in such things, she would probably have found a stamp-album among the old school books with one or two uncanceled specimens among the ones carefully steamed off of the letters that arrived at the house!
If it was only a new stamp-album, he wanted it hard, and he said so.
Only, instead of a dormouse and a stamp-album, I chose to purchase smartness.
P.S. -- If I can get a good stamp-album in town to-day I will send it to you.