Below is a listing of all books and publications held by the Society for members’ use. These may be borrowed by any member for a period of about four weeks. Outward postage will be paid by the Society, except for heavy items marked with a * sent outside Europe, for which the Society and the borrower will each bear half the outward postage cost. Return postage must be met by the borrower in all cases.
Titles listed under "Bibliography" are for information only and it should not be assumed that the Society holds these books.
To borrow any of these books write to the Society’s librarian quoting the title and reference number:-
Chris Howe, 14 Sandringham Gardens, Fishtoft, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 9QA, UK
Belgian occupation of German East Africa & Ruanda Urundi Post Cards, Letter Cards, Aerogrammes.
Burundi Aerogrammes. Rwanda Aerogrammes.
Les Entiers Postaux de Belgique, 1990 (Belgium PS catalogue in French, illustrated, 191 pages)
Contents: Post Cards, Illustrated Cards, Paquebot Cards, Change of Address Cards, Books of Post Cards, Announcement Cards, Advice of Postal Package Cards, Telegram Cards, Publibel Advertising Cards, -10% Surcharges, Letter Cards, Envelopes, Aerogrammes, Newspaper Wrappers, Postogrammes, Eupen and Malmédy, German Occupation WW1, Types of -10% issuing Post Office.
Les Entiers Postaux de Belgique, 2009 (Belgium PS catalogue in French, illustrated in colour, 256 pages).
Librarian has a personal Flemish copy should you prefer this.
Il Nuovo Pertile, 1994 (PS catalogue in Italian covering San Marino, Vatican, Colonies and Occupied Territories, illustrated, 184 pages)
Italian Colonies, etc
Katalog der Aerogramme von Afrika, 1995 (PS catalogue in German, but with German/English glossary, illustrated, 192 pages)
L’Entier Postal (French, Belgian & Netherlands PS Society’s Journal 1936 to 1975 - in French)
Contains worldwide catalogue information and individual country review articles. The Librarian has prepared a detailed listing of articles, which is appended to this list. Items highlighted in this list have been converted into word documents using Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Copies of these are available from the librarian free of charge through email, alternatively hard copies on A3 can be provided at 10p per page plus nominal P&P. “Translations” can also be provided using computer based conversion programmes although these can be a bit literal. The librarian will be happy to OCR any article on request.
L’Intero Postale (Issues of the Italian Society’s PS Journal, from 1992 to date - in Italian) Appears to address predominantly Italian material.
Die Ganzsache (Issues of the German Society’s PS Journal, from 1976 – to date, in German). See Item 23.
The Life & Work of Sir Rowland Hill 1795-1879 Jean Farrugia, National Postal Museum 1979. (In English, illustrated, 21 pages)
Michel Ganzsachen Katalog Deutschland, Postal Stationery Catalogue for Germany, 1995 (In German, illustrated, 440 pages)
Handbuch der türkischen Philatelie Teil I: Osmanisches Reich Andreas Birken Die Ganzsachen
Handbook of Turkish Philately Part 1 - Ottoman Empire, Postal Stationery, Andreas Birken, 1995
(German and English, illustrated, 80 pages)
Addresses imprint stamps under the headings: Forerunners, Duioz, Empire, Arms, Small Tughra, General Post Office, Round stamp impression, Wartime overprint Envelopes, Emergency cards & Leander's Tower Postcards.
1. Okday, Ismail: Die türkischen Ganzsachen, in Die Ganzsache, Zeitschrift des Berliner Ganzsachen-Sammler-Vereins, Jahrgang 33/Heft 6 ff., Hamburg 1959 ff.
2. Passer, Adolf: The Stamps of Turkey, London 1938
3. Schmidt, Wolfgang: Stellungnahme zu Okday, in Die Ganzsache, Zeitschrift des Berliner Ganzsachen-Sammler-Vereins, Jahrgang 40/Heft 2 ff., Hamburg 1966 ff.
4. Senf: Die Ganzsachen der Türkei, Teil I in Der Ganzsachensammeier, Beilage zur Berliner Briefmarkenzeitung, 1920, S. 12; Teil II-IV in Die Ganzsache, Zeitschrift des Berliner Ganzsachen-Sammler-Vereins, Jahrgang l/Heft 2 u. 4., Hamburg 1921.
5. Tanrikut, Asaf: Postal Stationery Postcards, in OPAL, the Journal of the Oriental Philatelic Association of London, No. 176, Page 56, London 1991.
Postal Stationery From Western Australia, Mogens Juhl, 1984 (In English, illustrated, 31 pages)
Contents: Post Cards (London Printings 1879-1902, Melbourne Printings), Reply Postcards, Letter Cards, Envelopes, Registered Envelopes, Newspaper Wrappers, Official Postal Stationery, Private Postal Stationery.
Queensland Postal Stationery, P Collas, 1979 (In English, 52 pages)
Post Cards, Envelopes, Wrappers, Letter Cards 1880-97
Wrappers, Envelopes, Letter Cards, Post Cards “The Scenes”, Post Cards “The Issues” 1898-1912
Pictorial Postal Stationery Cards of the Union of South Africa, A Chilton (In English, illustrated, 15 unbound pages)
Formula Registered Envelopes: Aids to Identification, Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group, C Perkins, 1992 (In English, illustrated, 32 pages)
Aerogrammes of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) R Barnes, 1995 (In English, illustrated, 15 unbound pages)
Postwaardestukken voor de Spoorwegen (a chapter from “Spoor en Post in Nederland” - in Dutch, illustrated, railway interest, 5 sheets)
Italian Postal Stationery (a collection of 26 articles - in Italian)
Finlandia 95, Bulletins 1&2, (including an overview of Finnish postal stationery by Kaj Hellman (In English, illustrated)
Stamps of Hungary, (5 issues of the Hungarian Society’s Journal each containing an article on postal stationery)
June 1984 - Query regarding text in Higgins & Gage 2 b).
L’Entier Postale (2 issues of the French Society’s PS Journal 1995 to 1996 - in French)
L’Entieriste No 21 (Belgian magazine, issued in 1995 - in French)
The Development of Victorian Postal Stationery, C Baker (article published in 6 parts by the British Philatelic Bulletin (1994/95))
Stamps, Postal Cards and Aerogrammes of Vatican City State, 1987 (catalogue, in English, lists stamps from 1981 to 1986 and all post cards and aerogrammes from 1929 to 1986 , illustrated in colour, 130 pages)
Military Aerogrammes of British Forces, 196 pages in English listing WWII Military Aerogrammes of:
East Africa Command, West Africa, Royal Navy, Central Mediterranean, Middle East Forces, PAIFORCES (Persia And Iraq Forces), South East Asia Command (Incl. Burma), India and Ceylon Command. Very much more than a listing
Plus 12 pages of a British Military Forces Aerogramme catalogue by Kessler?
Postal Stationery of South West Africa 1888 to 1990 (In English and Dutch, 1993, illustrated 116 pages)
South West Africa
Hodson’s Air Mail Stationery Catalogue, Part 1 British Commonwealth (In English, covers period up to mid-1950s, 194 pages, illustrated)