Library – Electronic

Philatelic Society of Lancaster County

The James Buchanan Chapter #173 of the American Philatelic Society  
Chapter 118 of the American Topical Association  

Links to Philatelic References Available Online

The Philatelic community is indebted to those authors, researchers, publishers, Library’s and Society’s that have made these invaluable philatelic resources available in the public domain for research and education. If you have a reference to share, please contact Dr. Charles J. DiComo at charlesdicomo@gmail.com



U.S. Stampless & Provisional Period

PDF Mini-Icon “The Posted Letter in Colonial and Revolutionary America”, By Alex L. ter Braake, Coordinator, American Philatelic Research Library, State College, PA, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Express Mail of 1836-1839”, To Provide a Faster Mail Service Between the North and the South and the East and the West, By James W. Milgram, M.D., The Collector’ Club of Chicago, 1977.
PDF Mini-Icon “The American Stampless Cover Catalog, The Standard Reference Catalog of American Postal History, Volume I”, By David G. Phillips, David G. Phillips Publishing Co., Inc., Fifth Edition, 1997.
PDF Mini-Icon “The American Stampless Cover Catalog, The Standard Reference Catalog of American Postal History, Volume II”, By David G. Phillips, David G. Phillips Publishing Co., Inc., Fourth Edition, 1987.
PDF Mini-Icon “The New York Postmaster’s Provisional”, By Stanley M. Piller, Robert G. Kaufmann Publishing Company, 1991.
PDF Mini-Icon “New York Postmaster’s Provisional 1845-1847”, A four frame exhibition collection, By Stefan Heijt.


U.S. 19th Century

PDF Mini-Icon “The 1851 Issue of United States Stamps: a Sesquicentennial Retrospective”, By Hubert C. Skinner and Charles J. Peterson, Editors, The United States Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851 to 1861, Volume I”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, Revision of Volume I of Stanley B. Ashbrook’s “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851-1857” with Comments on the 1875 Reprint Plate and on Demonetization, The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc. 1972.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States One Cent Stamp of 1851-1857, Volume II”, By Stanley B. Ashbrook, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1938.
PDF Mini-Icon “The 3 Cent Stamp of the United States 1851-1857 Issue – Revised”, By Carroll Chase, Tatham Stamp & Coin Company, Springfield, MA, 1942.
PDF Mini-Icon “The U.S. 3 Cent 1851 Stamp – A New Plate Flaw Discovery”, by Dr. Charles J. DiComo, The Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues Volume 70, No. 3, Whole No. 259, pp. 221-223, August 2018.
PDF Mini-Icon The 1851 Essays of the United States Three Cent Stamp (And Related Topics), By Roy Weber, Study Coordinator and Author and Principal Researchers Tina Bayer, Dick Celler, Dr. Charles J. DiComo, Wilson Hulme, Larry Hunt, & Stephanie Weber. Edited by Richard Celler & Stephanie Weber, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Ten Cent Stamps of 1855-1859”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, 1960.
PDF Mini-Icon “United States, The 1851-57 Twelve Cent Stamp”, By Mortimer L. Neinken, Collectors Club Handbook 17, The Collectors Club, Inc., NYC, NY, 1964.
PDF Mini-Icon “First United States Perforated Stamps – The 1857 Issue”, By Jon W. Rose, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Black Jacks of 1863-1867”, By Maurice F. Cole, Chambers Publishing Company, Kalamazoo, MI, 1950.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Harry F. Allen Collection of Black Jacks, A Study of the Stamp and Its Use”, By Maryette B. Lane (Mrs. Arthur G.), Elliott Perry – Consultant, American Philatelic Society, 1969.
PDF Mini-Icon “Letters of Gold, California Postal History Through 1869”, By Jesse L. Coburn, Professor Emeritus, Santa Barbara City College, The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc. & The Philatelic Foundation, Inc., 1984.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States 1869 Issue, An Essay-Proof History”, By Fred P. Schueren, The Collectors Club of Chicago, 1974.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postage Stamps of the United States Produced by the National, Continental and American Banknote Companies”, The Large Banknotes Issue 1870 – 1893, A complete reference of all varieties, Stanley Gibbons, Inc., New York.
PDF Mini-Icon “Cancellation and Killers of the Banknote Era, 1870-1894”, By James M. Cole, The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., 1995.
PDF Mini-Icon “A Comprehensive Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America.”, By Nicholas Edwin (N.E.) Waterhouse, Frank Godden, London, 1916.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage Stamps of the 19th Century, Volume I”, By Lester G. Brookman, R.D.P., H.L. Lindquist Publication, Inc., 1966.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage Stamps of the 19th Century, Volume II”, By Lester G. Brookman, R.D.P., H.L. Lindquist Publication, Inc., 1966.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage Stamps of the 19th Century, Volume III”, By Lester G. Brookman, R.D.P., H.L. Lindquist Publication, Inc., 1967.


U.S. Cancellations, Postal Markings, Services

PDF Mini-Icon “United States Cancellations 1845-1869, Unusual and Representative Markings”, By Hubert C. Skinner and Amos Eno, APS Handbook Series, American Philatelic Society, State College, PA and the Louisiana Heritage Press of New Orleans, 1980.
PDF Mini-Icon “Simpson’s U.S. Postal Markings 1851-61, Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged”, By Thomas J. Alexander & Tracey Simpson, The U. S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1979.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Waterbury Cancellations 1865-1890”, By Paul C. Rohloff, in collaboration with Alfred Diamond, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1979.
PDF Mini-Icon “New York Foreign Mail Cancellations 1870-1876”, By Arthur Van Vlissin and Morrison Waud, The Collectors Club of Chicago, under the auspices of the Clarence W. Hennan Memorial Publication fund of , 1968.
PDF Mini-Icon Registered U.S.A. Traces changes in registered mail rates, markings, delivery requirements and processing procedures, by Russ Ryles.
PDF Mini-Icon “An Updated Listing of Ship Cancellations on Civil War Revenues”, By Jay L. Miller, ARA, The American Revenuer, Nov.- Dec. pp. 166-173, 1985.


U.S. Cities, States, & Territories

PDF Mini-Icon “Chicago Postal History”, Selections That Honor the Collecting Interests of Richard McP. Cabeen; Editor Harvey M. Karlen, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, under the auspices of the Clarence W. Hennan Memorial Publication Fund, 1971.
PDF Mini-Icon “Chicago’s Mail”, An anthology of postal history articles focusing upon the community’s growth, its interests, and its attitude, By Harvey M. Karlen, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2002.
PDF Mini-Icon “Chicago’s Crabgrass Communities”, The History of the Independent Suburbs and Their Post Offices that Became Part of Chicago, By Harvey M. Karlen, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1992.
PDF Mini-Icon “Colorado Territorial and Pre-Territorial Postmarks”, By David L. Jarrett, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1976.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Minnesota Territory in Postmarks, Letter and History”, By Floyd E. Risvold, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1985.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postal Markings of New Jersey Stampless Covers”, By William, C. Coles, Jr., The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1983.
PDF Mini-Icon “An Encyclopedia of Texas Post Offices – Texas Post Offices under Five Flags”, By Walter G. Schmidt, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1993.
PDF Mini-Icon “Mails Of The Westward Expansion 1803-1861”, by Steven C. Walske & Richard C. Frajola, The Western Cover Society, First Edition, 2014.


U.S. 20th Century

PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage States of the 20th Century, Volume I, 1901-1922”, By Beverly S. King and Max G. Johl, Revised, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1937.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage States of the 20th Century, Volume II, 1923-1933, Commemoratives”, By Beverly S. King and Max G. Johl, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1934.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage States of the 20th Century, Volume III, 1922-1935, Parcel Post, Air Mails”, By Beverly S. King and Max G. Johl, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1935.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Postage States of the 20th Century, Volume IV, 1933-1937, Commemorative’s”, By Max G. Johl, H. L. Lindquist, New York, 1938.
PDF Mini-Icon “Identifier for U.S. Washington, Franklin Stamps of 1908-1922”, By James Dire, 2014.
PDF Mini-Icon “United States Patriotic Covers of World War II”, By Lawrence Sherman, M.D., The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1999.
PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Post Office in World War II”, By Lawrence Sherman, M.D., The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2002.
PDF Mini-Icon “Intercepted in Bermuda”, The Censorship of Transatlantic Mail During the Second World War, By Peter A. Flynn, with contributions by Michel Forand and Horst Augustinovic, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “Women on Stamps”, Publication 512, United States Postal Service, 2003.
PDF Mini-Icon “Veterans and the Military on Stamps”, Publication 528, United States Postal Service, 2003.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Art of Stamp Collecting”, Publication 225, United States Postal Service, 2007.


U.S. Back of the Book

PDF Mini-Icon “The United States Locals and Their History”, By Chas. H. Coster, Scott & Company, New York, 1877.
,PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamped Envelopes, Wrappers and Sheets of the United States”, By John K. Tiffany, R.R. Bogert & Joseph Rechert, A Committee of the National Philatelic Society, The Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Ltd., New York, 1892.
PDF Mini-Icon “Shift Hunter Letters – U.S. Revenue Varieties”, Originated by C.W. Bedford, Compiled by George Black, supplement to The American Revenuer, Volume 37, No. 4, April 1983.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postage Due, the United States Large Numeral Postage Due Stamps, 1879-1894”, By George B. Arfken, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1991.
PDF Mini-Icon “Essays for United States Postage Stamps”, By Edward H. Mason, American Philatelic Society, Springfield, Mass., 1911.
PDF Mini-Icon “Stamps of the Canal Zone”, By Wm. Evans, M.D., Book No. 19, Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., 1916.


U.S. Post Offices, Laws, Mail, et al.

PDF Mini-Icon “List of Post Offices in the United States 1862”, Including Various Postal Laws and Instructions of 1861, 1863, 1864 and 1865, A Reprint by Theron Wierenga, P.O. Box 2007, Holland, Michigan 49423, 1981.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. I, Oct. 1860 – Sept. 1861”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. II, Oct. 1861 – Sept. 1862”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. III, Oct. 1862 – Sept. 1863”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Volume IV, Oct. 1863 – Sept. 1864”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. V, Oct. 1864 – Sept. 1865”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. VI, Oct. 1865 – Sept. 1866”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. VII, Oct. 1866 – Sept. 1867”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. VIII, Oct. 1867 – Sept. 1868”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. IX, Oct. 1868 – Sept. 1869”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. X, Oct. 1869 – Sept. 1870”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. XI, Oct. 1870 – Sept. 1871”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “United State Mail and Post-Office Assistant 1860-1872, Vol. XII, Oct. 1871 – Sept. 1872”, Intro by Michael Laurence, Reprinted by The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1975.
PDF Mini-Icon “Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM)”, By United States Postal Service, 1252 pages, July 11, 2016.


Preservation & Care

PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary I – A Brief History of Paper Manufacturing”,
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary II – Composition of the Postage Stamp & Factors Involved in the Removal of Stamps from Paper”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary III – The Mechanism of Paper Deterioration”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary IV – Environmental Factors Affecting Stamps and Covers”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary V – A Short List of Items to Avoid”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary VI – Proper Handling of Stamps and Covers”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary VII – Books: Binding, Inks, and Storage”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary VIII – Dry Cleaning of Stamps and Covers”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary IX – Wet Cleaning of Stamps and Covers”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary X – Dealing with Scotch Tape”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XI – Chemically Altered Stamps”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XII – Sizing, Toning Paper, & Determination of Paper Grain”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XIII – Adhesives”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XIV – Glue Sticks”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XV – Stick Notes (‘Post-It’ Notes)”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XVI – Taggants & Chemical Additives “
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XVII – Tagging Colors Varieties, & Tagging Changes Over Time”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XVIII – Plastics”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XIX – Stamp Hinges”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XX – Stock Sheets”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXI – Corner & Stamp Mounts”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXII – Dry Mounting”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXIII – Encapsulation”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXIV – Watermark Detectors”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXV – Photographic Materials & Albums”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXVI – Paper & Wax Seals”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXVII – Archival Suppliers”
PDF Mini-Icon “Preservation and Care of Philatelic Materials Subsidiary XXVIII – Publications & Bibliography”


Canada & Provinces

PDF Mini-Icon “Canada Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery”, By Clifton A. Howes, The NEw England Stamp Company, Boston, 1911.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamps of Canada”, By Bertram W.H. Poole, Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., Publishers of Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News, Boston, MA., EBook #22190, 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “Canada’s Registered Mail 1802- 1909, From Money Letters through Insurance for a Fee”, By Horace W. Harrison, George B. Arfken, Harry W. Lussey and Editor K. Gray Scrimgeour, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2002.
PDF Mini-Icon “Canadian Philately – An Outline”, A Summary of Collecting Areas and Interests of British North America Collectors, By John Burnett, Gray Scrimgeour, and Victor Willson, British North America Philatelic Society, Ltd., 2008.
PDF Mini-Icon “Canadian Stamps – The 1917 3¢ Confederation Commemorative”, By Leopold Beaudet, Admiral Study Group Meeting, BNAPEX 2008 (revised in 2015).
PDF Mini-Icon “Canadian Stamps – Modern Flower Coil Definitives”, By Dr. Jim Watt.
PDF Mini-Icon “Canadian Stamps with Perforated Initials”, Prepared by the BNAPS Perfin Study Group, Edited by Jon Johnson & Gary Tomasson, Fifth Edition, 2015.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Canadian Posted Letter Guide for Letters Mailed in the 1851-1902 Period: Introduction”, By Victor L. Willson & Charles G. Firby, Catalog & Evaluation Guide, 2nd edition.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Canadian Posted Letter Guide for Letters Mailed in the 1851-1902 Period: Pence Issues Usages, 1851-1859”, By Victor L. Willson & Charles G. Firby, Catalog & Evaluation Guide, 2nd edition.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Canadian Posted Letter Guide for Letters Mailed in the 1851-1902 Period: Decimal Issue 1859-1868”, By Victor L. Willson & Charles G. Firby, Catalog & Evaluation Guide, 2nd edition.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Canadian Posted Letter Guide for Letters Mailed in the 1851-1902 Period: Large Queen Issue 1868-1902”, By Victor L. Willson & Charles G. Firby, Catalog & Evaluation Guide, 2nd edition.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Canadian Posted Letter Guide for Letters Mailed in the 1851-1902 Period: Small Queen Issue 1870-1897”, By Victor L. Willson & Charles G. Firby, Catalog & Evaluation Guide, 2nd edition.
PDF Mini-Icon “1 Cent Yellow Large Queen Stamp of Canada – 1869”, By Vic Willson, Plate proofs, plate varieties, paper, shades, cancellations, and postal usage.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postal History and Usages of the Canada Post Card 1871-1928”, By Vic Willson.
PDF Mini-Icon “19th Century Brandon Post Office Postmarks”, A Postal History Exhibit, by Robert K. Lane, Ph.D., St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “RPOs On The Mysterious Estevan Line”, One of the earliest mail-carrying branch lines built by the CPR in western Canada, by Robert K. Lane, Ph.D., 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “The West of Winnipeg RPO Hammers”, The 17 “West of Winnipeg” RPO hammers, the first RPO postmarks used on the CPR main line in western Canada, by Robert K. Lane, Ph.D.
PDF Mini-Icon “Railway Post Offices Postmarks Used in Southern
Manitoba”
, A Postal History Exhibit, by Robert K. Lane, Ph.D.
PDF Mini-Icon “Epic of Vimy – A Canadian Pilgrimage”, Explores the voyage of some 6,000 Canadian veterans to participate in the unveiling of the Vimy Ridge monument in France on 26 July 1936, by Don Hedger.
PDF Mini-Icon “Errors, Freaks and Oddities on Canada Post Official First Day Covers”, By Andrew Chung.
PDF Mini-Icon “An Introduction to Canadian Revenue Stamps”, By Christopher D. Ryan. Describes the many different types of Canadian Revenue stamps, both federal and provincial, and their usage.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Registered Letter Stamp of Canada 1875-1893”, A five frame (80 sheets) exhibition collection, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “A New Listing of Alberta Hunting, Resource Development and WISE Foundation Revenue Stamps, and Stampless Licence, Authorization and Special Quota Licence Stamps and Cards 1964 to 1997”, By Clayton Rubec and Dale Stover, September 2013 (Updated January 2014).
PDF Mini-Icon “Canada’s National Park Motor Vehicle Licences, 1923 to 2015”, By Clayton Rubec (Ver. 1 9/2013, Ver. 2 Update 1/2014, Ver. 3 Update 8/2015).
PDF Mini-Icon “Perkins Bacon & Company Their Trade Samples and Other Mysteries”, By Clarence A. Stillions, based on a slide program prepared by Robert H. Pratt. The original Pratt slides are owned by the Collectors Club of Chicago. Explores the Pratt collection of trade samples produced by Perkins Bacon from 1902 to about 1930 with particular emphasis on those that reproduce Newfoundland stamp designs.
PDF Mini-Icon “Newfoundland – Edward and Alexandra”,
1897-1901 Royal Family issue, 2¢ and 3¢ values honoring the Prince and Princess of Wales – proofs, specimens, stamps, and usages. By Norris (Bob) Dyer, Petaluma, CA 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “Newfoundland Stamp Dealers”, Newfoundland’s philatelic history through its stamp dealers, by Terrance R. Harris.
PDF Mini-Icon “Cross-Border Mail via the Cunard Line: Mail Between the United States and Nova Scotia, 1840-1867”, By David D’Alessandris, BALPEX 2006 – Gold, AmeriStamp EXPO 2007 – Prix d’Honneur (single-frame Championship Class).
PDF Mini-Icon “Internal Mail of Prince Edward Island”, By Mike Salmon.


Great Britain & Commonwealth

PDF Mini-Icon “Bishop Marks”, By Allan Oliver, 30 April 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “William Dockwra and the rest of the Undertakers. The story of the London Penny Post 1680-82”, By T. Todd, C.J. Cousland & Sons Ltd., Edinburgh, 1952.
PDF Mini-Icon “How James Chalmers Saved the Penny Postage Scheme”, Letter of the Dundee Bankers and Merchants to the Lords of Her Majesty’s Treasury, By Patrick Chalmers, Effingham, Wilson and Co., London, 1890.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Life of Sir Rowland Hill, K.C.B., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.R.A.S., Etc. and the History of the Penny Post”, Volume I, By Sir Rowland Hill and his nephew George Birkbeck Hill, D.C.L., in Two Volumes, Thos. De La Rue & Co., London, 1880.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Life of Sir Rowland Hill, K.C.B., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.R.A.S., Etc. and the History of the Penny Post”, Volume II, By Sir Rowland Hill and his nephew George Birkbeck Hill, D.C.L., in Two Volumes, Thos. De La Rue & Co., London, 1880.
PDF Mini-Icon “Great Britain’s First Postage Stamp”, By Ernest S. Gladstone, Liverpool Philatelic Society, Printed by Douglas & Walls, Ltd., 1924.
“The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840”, The Plates (Plates 1-11) from Charles Nissen and Bertram McGowan, Charles Nissen & Co., Ltd., London, 1922. (33MB ZIP file)
“Guide Lines To The Penny Black”, By Percy Litchfield, First Edition, 1949. (110MB ZIP file)
“Great Britain VR Imprimatur Sheet”, Courtesy Dr. Russ Hill. (20MB ZIP File)
PDF Mini-Icon “The Repairs Of The 1841 One Penny. Plates 1-40”, (With an Appendix on Other Second States), by J.W.M. Stone, M.B., F.R.P.S.L., R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1973.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Repairs Of The 1841 One Penny. Plates 1-40”, (Just the Plates), by J.W.M. Stone, M.B., F.R.P.S.L., R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1973.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Repairs Of The 1841 One Penny. Plates 1-40.”, Revision of Stone’s, By John A. McCulloch (Based on the studies and notes of Geoffrey Mason), April 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “The General Post Office London 1844”, By Allan Oliver.
PDF Mini-Icon “A Review of Plate 5”, Study of Die 1, Alphabet I, Plate 5 of the Line-engraved issues, printed in Black during 1840, and in Red-brown from 1841, By M.N. Jenkinson.
PDF Mini-Icon “Great Britain Twopence Plate Nine. A Study Of The Plate And Its Repairs”, By H. Orborne, M.D., Chas. Nissen & Co. Limited, London, 1939.
PDF Mini-Icon “Repairs of the Twopence Plate Nine Great Britain SG 45”, By Norval J.C. Strachan, Based on the book “Great Britain Twopence Plate Nine” by H. Osborne, Edition 1.0 January 2015.
PDF Mini-Icon “British Line Engraved Stamps Twopence Blue Studies of Plates 1 to 15”, By H. Osborne, M.D., H.F. Johnson, London, 1948.
PDF Mini-Icon “Life Span Of The Printing Plates For All The Line Engraved Postage Stamps” (Produced By Perkin, Bacon and Petch, and after 1852, Perkins, Bacon and Co.), By Allan Oliver, version 1.06, January 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “Life Span Of The Printing Plates For All The Line Engraved Postage Stamps” (Produced By Perkin, Bacon and Petch, and after 1852, Perkins, Bacon and Co.), By Allan Oliver, version 3.09, July 2008.
PDF Mini-Icon “Life Span Of The Printing Plates For All The Postage Stamps of Queen Victoria”, By Allan Oliver, version 3.13, January 2009.
PDF Mini-Icon “Life Span of the Printing Plates For The Surface Printed Postage Stamps” (Produced by De La Rue and Co. Ltd.), By Allan Oliver, version 1.01, March 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “E-Gauge”, By John A. McCulloch, Superb plating tools for Great Britain’s Line Engraved Penny Reds. (0.5MB ZIP file)
PDF Mini-Icon “Great Britain The Harrison And Somerset House Printings (1911-12) And How To Distinguish Them With A Chapter On The Early Georgian Issues”, By Stanley Phillips, Stanley Gibbons Limited, London, 1913.
PDF Mini-Icon “British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century”, By Ritchie Bodily, Chris Jarvis and Charless Hahn, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1984.
“Embossed Stamps With Advertising Rings”, By A.K. Huggins, The GB Journal Vol. 5 pp. 75-77, 1966. (9.9 MB ZIP file)
PDF Mini-Icon “British Postmarks”, By F. Hugh Vallancey, Billig’s Handbook On Postmarks, Volume 9, Second Edition, 1950.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland”, Part II. Section E(1), First Supplement, The Maltese Cross Cancellations, By R.C. Alcock & F.C. Holland,R.C. Alcock Limited, 1960.
PDF Mini-Icon “Coloured Maltese Cross Postmarks”, By F.L. Vanderplank, The Philatelic Advisor, November, pg. 19, 1951.
PDF Mini-Icon “The I.T. Pickering Collection – The Maltese Cross”, This collection was acquired by Mark Bloxham and this permanent record was compiled by Allan Oliver with permission.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Line-Engraved Postage Stamps of Great Britain printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co.”, A history of their production during the forty years, 1840-1880 – Volume I, By Edward Denny Bacon, M.V.O., Chas. Nissen & Co. Limited, London, 1920.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Line-Engraved Postage Stamps of Great Britain printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co.”, A history of their production during the forty years, 1840-1880 – Volume II, By Edward Denny Bacon, M.V.O., Chas. Nissen & Co. Limited, London, 1920.
“Line Engraved One Penny Die I Plate 22 Reconstruction”, By Richard Gray, access to disc images (ISO and GI) of the CD, also zipped file.
“1d Red Die 1, Plate 22 and Plate 23 – Identification and Plating Guide”, By Richard Gray, access to disc images (ISO and GI) of the CD, also zipped file.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Five Pound Stamp of GB and its usage”, By Comdr. M.S.L. Burnett, Stamp Collecting, pp. 473-83, Oct. 1974.
PDF Mini-Icon “Letter To The Chancellor Of The Exchequer”, Outlining his plan for the gradual implementation of Postal Reform, By Rowland Hill, November 2, 1839, from the Reginald M. Phillips’ Collection.
PDF Mini-Icon “London Postmarks Used on Printed Matter and Parcels from 1860”, A Guide for Collectors, By Curt N. Fernau, Translated from German by P.E. Robinson, FRPSL, Great Britain and Commonwealth Philatelic Society, 1998.
PDF Mini-Icon “One Penny Die 1, Plate 173, 1853 – 1854”, of Great Britain. By Robert Folkard, The GB Journal, Vol. 19 pp. 50-54, 74-77, & 82-83, 1981; Vol. 20 pp. 10-13, 28-31, 54-57, & 68-71, 1982.
PDF Mini-Icon “Coronation 1937 Covers – An Illustrated Listing”, Compiled by Allan Oliver, Produced by Tallan Enterprises, First Edition, 2004.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postage Stamps of Great Britain”, By William Ward, Booklet Number 22 (3rd Edition), Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News, Portland, ME, Beverly, MA 1918.
PDF Mini-Icon “One Penny Stamps – A Popular Explanation Of The Statute Requiring A Stamp Duty of One Penny On Receipts And Orders For Money and of Some Provisions of Former Acts Bearing Thereupon: With A Schedule Of Stamp Duties”, By Authority of the Commissionaires of Inland Revenue, Printed by George E Eyre and William Spottiswood, HM Stationary Office, London, 1853.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postmarks Of The British Isles 1840-78”, By John Hendy, Stanley Gibbons Limited, 1909, pg. 34.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postmarks Of The British Isles 1840-78”, By John Hendy, Stanley Gibbons Limited, 1909, pg. 35.
PDF Mini-Icon “The “Lanterna” Collection of Great Britain”, Full scan of Harmers’ 16 May, 2006 Auction Catalogue.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamps Of Great Britain – The Id. Large Crown Perf. 14 Blued And White Paper”, By Capt. F.C. Holland, Philatelic Adviser, Oct. 1948-Feb. 1949.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Mystery Of The Shilling Green”, By Fred J. Melville, Charles Nissen & Co., Ltd., London, 1926.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Revenue Stamp of the Land Registry Office – A Handbook and Reference Listing”, By Allan Oliver, June 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postage and Telegraph Stamps of Great Britain”, By Frederick A. Philbrick and William A.S. Westoby, The Philatelic Society, London, 1881.
PDF Mini-Icon “The College Stamps of Oxford and Cambridge”, A Study of Their History and Use from 1870 to 1886, Exemplified by reference to Original Letters and Collections, With Illustrations from Specially Prepared Photo-Mezzotype Plates, By the Reverend Hayman Cummings, AKC, FRHS, London.
PDF Mini-Icon “Post Office Notices & Circulars”, (Jan. 7, 1840 “Post Office Regulations”, April 25, 1840 “Notice To All Postmasters And Sub-Postmasters”, Sept. 7, 1874, Sept. 7, 1874, 1878, #’s 48, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, and 100), By Allan Oliver, June 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Crawford Library of Philatelic Literature at the British Library and for the World in Digital Form”, By David R. Beech MBE FRPSL, Curator the British Library Philatelic Collections 1983–2013, The London Philatelist, Volume 125, supplement, March 2016.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Stamps, Proofs and Varieties 1878-1937”, 1878 Queen Victoria, One Penny, Six Pence, & 1 Shilling, 93 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Stamps, Proofs and Varieties 1878-1937”, 1901-1903 King Edward VII Essays, 27 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Stamps, Proofs and Varieties 1878-1937”, 1912-1913 King George V Die Proofs, 68 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Stamps, Proofs and Varieties 1878-1937”, War Stamps, 1918 – King George V Overprinted “War Stamps”, 65 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Stamps, Proofs and Varieties 1878-1937”, 1928 Whale and Penguins Essays, 60 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands and its Dependencies – Cancellations 1869-1937”, Postmarks Stanley, 47 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands and its Dependencies – Cancellations 1869-1937”, Cork Obliterators, 41 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands and its Dependencies – Cancellations 1869-1937”, Other Obliterators: Ship cancellations, Fox Bay, New Island, South Georgia, South Shetlands, 33 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Postal Rates 1840-1937”, 131 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Forgeries and Fakes of Stamps, Surcharges and Postmarks”, 22 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – Fiscal Use of Stamps (and other non-postal use of stamps and postal markings)”, 55 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – South Georgia Glass Plates from the 1920’s-30’s”, 57 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Falkland Islands – National Stamp Collection”, 13 pages, by Stefan Heijtz.


International

PDF Mini-Icon “The Australian Commonwealth George V Halfpenny”, By V.W. Dix and A.W. Rowntree, H.E. Wingfield & Co. 392, Strand, London, W.C.2, 1959.
PDF Mini-Icon “Commonwealth Of Australia The Line Engraved Issues Of 1914, And The Essays, Die And Plate Proofs of the Georgian 1d.”, By Major H. Dormer Legge T.D., President of the Australian Commonwealth Specialist Society, Orlo Smith & Co., Melbourne.
PDF Mini-Icon “The 1D. King George V Australian Commonwealth Stamps – Surface Printed Types 1914 to 1937 – A Study”, By D.M. Neil, The Australian Commonwealth Specialist Society of Great Britain, London, 1947.
PDF Mini-Icon “An Introduction To The Study Of The King George V 1½D. Die 2 Stamps Of The Commonwealth Of Australia”, By Gordon Ward, Orlo Smith & Co. Melbourne.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Brunswick Star” – With Notes On The Pillar Stamp Duplex Obliterator, By James Arnot, Ramsay Stewart Publications, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1950.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postal Rates During the Gold Yuan Era: The Chinese Hyperinflation of 1948-49”, Exhibition, provided by the Chinese Stamp Society.
PDF Mini-Icon “Egypt Study Circle Library List No. 7”, Compiled by John Davies, ESC213, Hon. Librarian, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “Faroe Island Postal History to 1953”, A nine frame exhibition collection, awarded Large Vermeil Medals at International Stamp Exhibitions, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamps of the German States” Part I, Stamps of the German Empire, By Bertram W.H. Poole, Handbook Number 6, Mekeel-Severn-Wylie Co., Boston, MA., 1915.
PDF Mini-Icon “Germany – Instructions for Using the DDR 5-Year-Plan Issues Identification Charts”.
PDF Mini-Icon “Heligoland – A Specialized Listing”, Compiled By Allan Oliver, 3rd DRAFT COPY with revisions from the previous version, 20 April 2004.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Hungarian Hyperinflation of 1945-1946”, The Postage Rates and Postal History of History’s Most Impressive Inflation, By Robert B. Morgan, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 2003.
PDF Mini-Icon “Redesign of Stamp Cancelling Device for India Post”, By Nagsen P. Nandurgekar, Bombay, India, 2008.
PDF Mini-Icon “Researching Irish Philatelic Literature”, By the Éire Philatelic Association.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamps of the Mexican Revolution 1913-1916”, By Nicholas Follansbee, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1996.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postmarks of the Netherlands, 1676-1915”, By O.M. Vellinga, 1931. Converted to digital format by Netherlands Philatelists of California & American Society for Netherlands Philately.
PDF Mini-Icon “New Herbrides Islands Military Postal History of United States Forces 1942-1946”, By Stanley C. Jersey, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1994.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Overprint Encyclopedia”, By David Saks, 2016.
PDF Mini-Icon “Puerto Rico Postal History 1778-1900”, An eight frame exhibition collection, awarded Gold Medals at International Stamp Exhibitions, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Russian Postage Rates – A Chronological Listing as far as 1967”, By Allan Oliver, 2007.
PDF Mini-Icon “St. Helena Postal History 1677-1903”, A ten frame exhibition collection, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Illustrations Of The Site And Neighbourhood Of The New Post Office Comprehending Antiquarian Notices Of St. Martin’s-Le-Grand”, (And Its Liberty And The Adjoining United Parishes Of St. Anne, St. Agnes, And St. John Zachary, With An Appendix Containing An Account Of The Antient Mourning Bush Tavern, &c. Addersgate, And Various London Taverns, Its Contemporaries), By Smales And Tuck, London 1830.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Official Stamps of Spain 1854-1866 – The First Official Stamps in the World”, A six frame exhibition collection, awarded Large Vermeil medals, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Introduction to Spanish Thermal ATM Postage Labels and Their Varieties.”
PDF Mini-Icon “The Swedish South Polar Expedition 1901-1903”, A 206 page collection of mail to and from expedition members, as well as documents and postcards related to the expedition, by Stefan Heijtz.
PDF Mini-Icon “Registered Mail in Tasmania”, By David McNamee, FRPSL,
First published in The Congress Book 2006, Rosemont: The 72nd American Philatelic Congress, pp. 122-148, 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania’s Embossed Platypus used as Postage: Stamp Duty? or Curiosity? or Postal Stationery?”, By David McNamee, The Informer, Vol. 74, No. 1, Whole No. 667, January 2010.
PDF Mini-Icon “Beer Duty Stamps of Tasmania”, By by Martin Walker & D. Ingle Smith. Draft version 1.4, 2014.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania Hand Cancellations 1913–88”, By John Hardinge, Robbie McDonald and Vytas (Jack) Navickas, The Courier #31, May 2001.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Essays and Proofs of the Pictorial Issues of Tasmania”, By Geoff Kellow, The Courier, No. 28, December 1999.
PDF Mini-Icon “Circular Date Stamps on Tasmanian Pictorial Stamps 1899-1913 – Rarity Ratings”, By John Hardinge, Tasmania Philatelic Society, 2015.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Official Post Offices 1906”, By Tasmanian Philatelic Society, May 2010.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania – 1d Pictorial Typographed Stamp Flaw Finder, Plates 1 & 2”, By Richard Singleton.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania – 1d Pictorial Typographed Stamp Flaw Finder, Plates 3 & 4”, By Richard Singleton.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania – 1d Pictorial Typographed Stamp Flaw Finder, Plates 5 & 6”, By Richard Singleton.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmania – Tattersalls and the Post Office”, By Richard Breckon, The Australian Philatelist, 1989.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 7, January 1894.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 10, July 1895.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 11, January 1896.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 16, July 1898.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 17, January 1899.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 18, July 1899.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 19, January 1900.
PDF Mini-Icon “Tasmanian Postal Guide”, No. 22, July 1901.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Flight of the Ville d’Orleans”, By Ernst M. Cohn, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, under the auspices of the Clarence W. Hennan Memorial Publication Fund, 1978.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Serrane Guide – Part 1”, Vade-Mecum du Specialiste-Expert en Timbres-Poste D’Europe, By Fernand Serrane, (in French), Nice, France, 1927.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Serrane Guide – Part 2”, Vade-Mecum du Specialiste-Expert en Timbres-Poste Hors D’Europe, By Fernand Serrane, (in French), Nice, France, 1929.


General Stamp Collecting Handbooks, Guides, Reviews, Fakes & Forgeries, Symposiums, Opinions, etc.

PDF Mini-Icon “The Philatelic Bibliophile’s Companion”, A Bibliography of Bibliographies arranged according to subject, By Brian J. Birch, Vol. 1, Sections 1-2, Standish, UK, 2015.
PDF Mini-Icon “Forged Stamps: How to Detect Them”, Containing Accurate Descriptions of All Forged Stamps, By Thorton Lewes and Edward L. Pemberton, Printed by Colston & Son, Edinburgh, 1863.
PDF Mini-Icon “Album de Fac-similies No. 183” Fournier International Forgery Collection Album #183 of 480, Edite par L’Union Philatelique de Geneve.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamp Collector’s Handbook”, By by Edward L. Pemberton, James R. Grant & Co. (Dawlish), Stanley, Gibbons, & Co. (Plymouth), 1874.
PDF Mini-Icon “History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America”, By John Kerr Tiffany, C.H. Mekeel, St Louis, MI, 1887.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postage Stamps of the United States”, By John N. Luff, The Scott Stamp & Coin Co., Ltd., New York, 1902.
PDF Mini-Icon “The General Issues of the United States Stamps, Their Shades and Varieties”, To which is affixed a history of the private perforating machines and their products, By Eustace B. Power, First Edition, Stanley Gibbons Inc., NY, 1902.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postage Stamps and Their Collection”, By Warren H. Colson, No. One, the Bowers Collection, Boston, Mass., 1907.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Postage Stamps of the United States Issued During the Years 1847-1869”, A Complete Reference List of all Varieties, First Edition, By Stanley Gibbons, New York, 1921.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Stamp Collector – A Guide to the World’s Postage Stamps”, By Stanley C. Johnson, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.E.S., Herbert Jenkins Ltd., London, 1920.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postage Stamps of the United States 1847-1961”, An illustrated description of all United States postage and special service stamps issued by the Post Office Department from July 1, 1847, to December 31, By the Post Office Department, Washington, DC, 1962.
PDF Mini-Icon “Guide for the Selection of United States Commemorative Postage Stamps”, A publication of the United States Post Office Department, Third Edition, Washington, D.C., 1959.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Beginner’s Book of Stamp Collecting”, By Stanley Phillips, Editor-Stanley Gibbons’ Stamp Catalogues, Gibbons’ Stamp Monthly, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London.
PDF Mini-Icon “Stamp Collecting for Novices – a Brief Booklist”, By Smithsonian Libraries, Publications.
PDF Mini-Icon “Chats on Postage Stamps”, By Fred J. Melville, President of the Junior Philatelic Society, Frederick A. Stokes Co.
PDF Mini-Icon “Paper Chase”, The Amenities of Stamp Collecting, By Alvin F. Harlow, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1940.
PDF Mini-Icon “Standard Handbook of Stamp Collecting”, By Richard McP. Cabeen, Stamp Editor, Chicago Tribune, New Revised Edition, The Collectors’ Club of Chicago, 1979.
PDF Mini-Icon “Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Series – Stamp Collecting”, Published by the BSA.
PDF Mini-Icon “Catholic Postage Stamps of the World”, By Charles J. Reilly, H.E. MacIntosh, 1950.
PDF Mini-Icon “Geography in Philately”, By M. Konecny, E. Geryk, R. Stampach, Z. Stachon, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 18, 2014.
PDF Mini-Icon “Album Weeds”, or How to Detect Forged Stamps, By Rev. R.B. Earee, Stanley, Gibbons, & Co., London.
PDF Mini-Icon “World Forgery Catalogue”, A Reference List of Stamp Forgery Descriptions, 1st Edition, By G. Kock, Porssitieto Ky, Helsinki, Finland, 1998.
PDF Mini-Icon “A Certain Look at Philately”, By Luís Eugénio Ferreira, Edições Húmus Ld, 2006.
PDF Mini-Icon “Postage Stamps as Propaganda”, By Carlos Stoetzer, Public Affairs Press, Washington, D.C., 1953.
PDF Mini-Icon “The First Philatelist?”, By Kasimir Bileski, K. Bileski Ltd., Winnipeg, Canada, 1973.
PDF Mini-Icon “What Philately Teaches”, By John N. Luff, A Lecture Delivered before the Section on Philately of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, February 24, 1899, The Project Gutenberg eBook, Release date: April 26, 2005.
PDF Mini-Icon “The History of Post Office Training – The Post Office Training Schools”, A handbook and reference listing, Compiled by Tony Oliver and Allan Oliver.
PDF Mini-Icon “Bibliography of Philatelic Periodicals”, Information on early worldwide philatelic literature & publications, 694-pages, Version 2.2.1.2, By Brian J. Birch, Wigan, U.K., 2014.
PDF Mini-Icon “Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Analytical Methods in Philately”, Edited by Thomas Lera, John H. Barwis, and David L. Herendeen, Smithsonian Contributions to History & Technology, Number 57, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington D.C.,
2013.
PDF Mini-Icon “Sci-Philately – A Selective History of Science on Stamps”, By Maiken Naylor, U.B. Libraries, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Oct. 2011.
PDF Mini-Icon “Allan Lee’s Collection of ‘Maps on Stamps’ Finding Guide”, Prepared by Thomas Lera & Miklos Pinther, Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Washington D.C.,2009.
PDF Mini-Icon “Philatelic Research – A Basic Guide”, By David R. Beech, MBE, FRPSL, PA-4 Research, Amended Version 1/2/2013.
PDF Mini-Icon “What to do When you Inherit Stamps”, By Bob Ingraham, British Columbia Philatelic Society.
PDF Mini-Icon “The Michel Stamp Catalogue – An Introduction for English-speaking Readers”, Compiled by Martyn Yeo, Schwaneberger Verlag, München, Germany, 2003.
PDF Mini-Icon “Opinions I – Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View”, Edited by Elizabeth C. Pope, The Philatelic Foundation, New York, N.Y., 1983.
PDF Mini-Icon “Opinions II – Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View”, Edited by Elizabeth C. Pope, The Philatelic Foundation, New York, N.Y., 1984.
PDF Mini-Icon “Opinions III – Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View”, Edited by Elizabeth C. Pope, The Philatelic Foundation, New York, N.Y., 1985.
PDF Mini-Icon “Opinions IV – Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View”, Edited by Elizabeth C. Pope, The Philatelic Foundation, New York, N.Y., 1987.
PDF Mini-Icon “A Guide to Reading Old Handwriting in Relation to Postal History, By Allan Oliver, 2006.


Stamp Album and Pages Downloads

PDF Mini-Icon AlbumEasy Free software for creating custom stamp album pages, by the Stamp Web.
PDF Mini-Icon Brazil Album Pages Seemingly-complete free set of Brazil Pages (in Portuguese).
PDF Mini-Icon France Album Pages Free France pages, use links on menu at left (in French).
PDF Mini-Icon France – Timbres Mondial Album Free Worldwide Pages including Canada, Vatican, Luxembourg, France, many more(in French).
PDF Mini-Icon Great Britain Machin Pages Free Basic PDF page Album for download.
PDF Mini-Icon Italy Album Pages Extensive sets of pages for Italy, Italian States, San Marino, Vatican, Italian Occupied Colonies, and more (in Italian).
PDF Mini-Icon Stamp Page Downloads These free pages were created by William E. Steiner for public use.
PDF Mini-Icon U.S. & Worldwide Stamp Albums Web Free U.S. pages for the 21st Century, Free Samples on the Instructions Page, Worldwide Pages at reasonable prices.
PDF Mini-Icon U.S. Classics Albums These free pages are for primarily U.S. Classic stamps, 19th Century, Reproductions, Reprints and Special Printings.
PDF Mini-Icon U.S. Precancel Albums These free pages are for Town & Type, and Dated U.S. precancels.


Topicals

PDF Mini-Icon “Biophilately”, Officials Journal of the Biology Unit of the ATA, Volume 64, Number 3, September 2015.



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