New books at the APRL, May 2012

APRL acquisitions, April 16, 2012-May 15, 2012. To request loans, copies, or scans, or to search our catalog, visit the APRL website.

The One Penny Orange MysteryAckerman, Morris. The One Penny Orange mystery(Morris Ackerman: Morris Ackerman, c2011): x, 391 p.; 22 cm. [HE6184 .L776 A183o 2011]

Aerophilatelic Club of New York. The Landing Field: where news and gossip from everywhere, fly in(New York City: Aerophilatelic Club of New York, [1933]): 22 cm.

The American Philatelic Association. The American Philatelic Association official circular.(Grand Crossing, Ill.: American Philatelic Association, 1886-1887, 1893-1895): 25 cm. [HE6188 .A511a 1886-1895 RARE BOOKS]

The American Philatelic Association. The American Philatelic Association [official publications].(Grand Crossing, Ill.; Altoona, Pa.: American Philatelic Association, 1886-1895): 25 cm. [HE6188 .A511a 1886-1895 RARE BOOKS]

Auckland City Stamps Ltd. Newsletter: Auckland City Stamps Ltd., [1992-1995])

Banchik, Barbara and Seymour Banchik. Israel’s unofficial postal links abroad in 1948 ([n.l.]: Barbara & Seymour Banchik, [1985?]): [18] p.: ill.; 28 cm.

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the PieBertazzoli, Enrico, Manlio De Min, and Matteo Merla. Catalogo delle affrancature meccaniche degli Alberghi italiani([n.l.]: AICAM, 1999): ii, 81 p.: ill.; 21 cm.Bradley, C. Alan, 1938-. The sweetness at the bottom of the pie ([Canada]: Anchor Canada, c2009): 373 p.: port.; 21 cm.

The catalogue of current Australian pictorial postmarks: available on a continuing basis (Everton Park, Qld.: Phil-a-graphics Publications, [1981?]): 16 p.: ill.; 21 cm.

The Chartwell collection of King George V including seahorses: February 16, 2012 (London: Spink, 2012): 245 p.: col. ill., port.; 27 cm. [NS Cripps, Cyril Humphrey. Vol.6]

Covers of the United States rigid dirigibles ([n.l.]: Universal Ship Cancellation Society, [1984-1986?]): 28 cm.

D’Alessandris, David. Cross border mail: mail between the United States and Nova Scotia, 1840-1867 [exhibit]: [17] leaves: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Cross Border MailDaly, Rita. Herkimer County’s first commemorative stamp “Herkimer at Oriskany 1777” (Herkimer, NY: Herkimer County Historical Society, c1992): p. 1-7: ill.; 28 cm.

Diaz, Saul. Impuestos de papel sellado y timbre nacional ([Bogota]: Republica de Colombia, Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Juridicas, 1941): 101 p.

Disney, Doris Miles. Black mail (New York, NY: Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp., 1989, c1958): 224 p.; 18 cm.

Dyer, Norris R. Edward and Alexandra: Newfoundland’s homage to the Price and Princess of Wales [exhibit] (n.l.: Norris (Bob) Dyer, c2007): [18] p.: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Epstein, Rachel. Mailbox, U.S.A.: stories of mailbox owners and makers, a celebration of mailbox art in America (Salt Lake City: Gibbs-Smith Publisher, c1996): 143 p.: col. ill.

La Esposizione Meccanofila sui temi flora e fauna: Alessandria, 18-19 ottobre 1997 (Alessandria [Italy]: Circolo filatelico Alessandria [AICAM], [1997]): 76 p.: ill.; 22 cm.

Black MailField, Francis J. Francis J. Field’s price list of air mail labels (etiquettes) (Sutton Coldfield, England: Francis J. Field, Ltd., [1934?]): [12] p.: ill.; 22 cm. [HE6238 .F453a 1934 VERT FILE]

First days: 1955-2011 digital archive [electronic resource] ([n.l.]: American First Day Cover Society, c1955-2011): 1 computer optical disk: col. ill.; 4 3/4 in.

Fox, William F. Regimental losses in the American Civil War 1861-1865: a treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington (Dayton, Ohio: Press of Morningside Bookshop, 1974): 595 p.: tables; 29 cm.

Fullerton, Ralph O. Place names of Tennessee (Nashville: State of Tennessee, Department of Conservation, Division of Geology, c1974.): xxi, [1], 421: maps.; 28 cm. [G3961 .A881 F971p]

Ganz, Cheryl R., Daniel Piazza, and M.T. Sheahan. Fire & ice, Hindenburg and Titanic: exhibition dates, March 22, 2012, to January 6, 2014 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2012): 36 p.: ill. (some col.); 28 cm.

Geography & postal history: papers from a Writers’ Institute Summer Seminar 2011. (West Sand Lake NY: Papers published by Diane DeBlois, Robert Dalton Harris & David L. Straight (P.O. Box 477, West Sand Lake NY 12196), [2012]): 60 p.: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Edward and AlexandraGrenada, annual report for [1890-1893, 1896-1900] (London: Printed for Her[/His] Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1891-1901): 1 v.; 24 cm. [GOV DOC Grenada]

Guttery, T.E. Zeppelin: an illustrated life of Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin 1838-1917 (Aylesbury, Bucks, U.K.: Shire Publications Ltd., c1973): 48 p.: ill.; 21 cm.

Harris, Albert H. Harris’s priced catalogue of the meter postage stamps of the world (London: The Philatelic Magazine, 1937): 88 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [HE6184 .M589 H313m 1937]

Harris, H.E., & Co. The “discoverer” album for postage stamps of the world [album] (Boston: H.E. Harris & Co., c1934): 65 p.: ill., ports.; 24 cm. [ALBUMS World Harris]

Harris, H.E., & Co. The new explorer stamp album: explore the universe with postage stamps [album] (Boston: H.E. Harris & Co., c1971): [ca. 130] p.: ill., map; 29 cm. [ALBUMS World Harris]

Jackson, Donald Dale. Slim Lewis slept here: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, had one brief, shining moment when airmail pilots used it as a stopover … (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, [1991]): p. 34-44: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Mailbox U.S.A.Katz, Farley P. The artists of Mexico’s early stamps ([n.l.]: [Mexico-Elmhurst Philatelic Society International], [2012]): p. 11-30: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Knight, E. Gittens. The Grenada handbook and directory 1946 (Bridgetown, Barbados, B.W.I.: Published in collaboration with the Government of Grenada by the Advocate Co., 1946): 392 p.: tables; 22 cm. [GOV DOC Grenada]

Krohn, Edward. George H W Bush & George W Bush philatelic catalog (Gainesville, FL: Edward Krohn, c2011): ii, 305 p.: col. ill.; 23 cm.

Krohn, Edward. Ronald Reagan philatelic catalog (Gainesville, FL: Edward Krohn, c2011): ii, 237 p.: col. ill.; 23 cm.

McWhorter, Ron. Collectible advertising, Cigar label value guide (Escondido, CA: Rupert Knowles, Escondido Reprographics, c2000): [ca. 200] p.: chiefly tables, color advertisements; 22 cm.

Mena, Hector R. and Earl G. Fossum. Index to Costa Rican philatelic literature 1863-2011 [electronic resource] (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Society of Costa Rica Collectors, 2011): 1 computer optical disk; 4 3/4 in. [CD-ROM Fossum]

Fire & Ice, Hindenberg and TitanicMotley, Michael E. Postal Service, many challenges in a changing environment (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1995]): 8, [9] p.: graphs; 28 cm.

Ohrt, Paul. Die Postfreimarken von Hamburg (Dusseldorf am Rhein: Im Selbstverlage (Wien: Gedruckt von “Die Postmarke”), 1931): [16?] p.; 25 cm.

Old Vladivostok = Staryi Vladivostok’: photographs, postcards, historical documents, letters, newspapers, books, maps, drawings, orders and medals, navigational instruments, tools, household utensils, works of decorative and applied arts provided by the Arseniev Primorski State Museum (Vladivostok: Utro Rossii, 1992): 1 v. (ca. 200 p.): ill. (some col.); 35 cm.

Petersen, Heinrich. German military mail cancellations 1937-1945 ([n.l]: Germany Philatelic Society, Inc., Third Reich Study Group, [n.d.]): 18 p.: ill.; 28 cm.

Philatelic Foundation. The romance of stamp collecting [videorecording] (New York, N.Y.: Philatelic Foundation, [1990]): 1 videocassette (27:09 min.); sd., col.; 1/2 in.

Geography and Postal HistoryPhilatelic Institute. The stamp finder: tells country to which any stamp belongs; U.S. stamp identifier; how to collect postage stamps / (Cambridge, MA: Philatelic Institute, c1953.): 31 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [HE6215 .P544s 1953 VERT FILE]

Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & Louisville Packet-Steamer Joe Fowler [map] (Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co. Engrs., [ca.1910]): 28 x 22 cm.

Priestley, J. B. The shapes of sleep: a topical tale (London: Mandarin, 1996, c1962): 219 p.; 20 cm.

Robinson, Philip E. and Stephen P.S. Yen. A winter journey through Siberia to China, 1910: a 14-day train journey made by an Englishman from Warsaw to Dairen, China, in the winter of 1910-11 (Hong Kong: Yen Ping Sei, 2012): 29 p.: col. ill., maps; 27 cm.

Rosing, Jens and Jens Lorentzen. Om at lave gronlandske frimaerker (Qasigiannguit: Kalaallit Allakkeriviat = Gronlands Postvaesen, 1995): 20 p.: col. ill.; 24 cm.

Sacher, Michael M. The postal markings of Mandate Palestine 1917-1948 / (London: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, c1995, 1997.): xx, 522 p.: ill., maps; 31 cm. [G7501 .P857 S121p 1995 Reprint 1997]

Ronald Reagan Philatelic CatalogSan Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club (San Francisco: San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club, [2012]-): 22 cm.

Sauer, John. J. The earthquake stamps of Japan, 1923 [manuscript] ([n.l.]: [n.p.], [ca. 1978-2000]): Portfolio (2 folders, correspondence, 1 floppy disk, 1 CD-rom, 2 folders of photographic negatives, 1 photograph) [20B P1 S6]

Secretaria de Estado en el Despacho de Hacienda, Bogota, Rufino Cuervo. Tarifa jeneral de portes de correspondencia y de encomiendas para las oficinas de correos de la Nueva Granada: 21 de enero de 1843 (Bogota: Secretaria de Estado en el Despacho de Hacienda, 1843): 1 folded sheets: tables; 35 cm.

Shampo, Marc A., Robert A. Kyle, and Werner Heidel. Famous personalities honored on stamps links to medicine (New York: Vantage Press, c2010): xv, 262 p.: ill.; 23 cm.

Siegling, Van. The postal Potter: a muggle study of the modern wizarding world using postage stamps (Toledo, OH: Minuteman Press of Toledo, c2011): [134] p.: col. ill.; 28 cm.

Sociedade Philatelica Paulista. Arquivo filatelico de Sao Paulo (S. Paulo [Brazil]: Sociedade Philatelica Paulista, 1955): 22 cm.

Old VladivostokSpink. Fine covers of the world, the Adriano Landini collection: May 2, 2012 (London: Spink, 2012): 89 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. [NS Landini, Adiano]

The SRSC Newsletter ([Santa Rosa, Calif.]: Santa Rosa Stamp Club, 2012): 28 cm.

Stamp news (Reykjavik, Iceland: Iceland Post Postphil: col. ill.; 21 cm. [New Issues Iceland]

Stern, Edward. Supplement to the History of the “Free Franking” of mail in the United States ([Federalsburg, Md.]: The Collectors Club, 1943.): 31 p.: ill.; 26 cm. [G3701 .F853 S839h 1936 Suppl. 1943 VERT FILE]

Stevens, L. Nye. Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission ([Washington, D.C.]: United States General Accounting Office, [1991]): 18 p.; 28 cm.

Taggart, Walter C. Producers of cachets on United States postal cards ([n.l.]: [Walter C. Taggart], 2012): 2 computer optical disks; 4 3/4 in. [CD-ROM Taggart, Walter C.]

The Shapes of SleepThompson, Jack E. Spanish American War references [electronic resource] ([n.l.]: [n.p.], [2012]): 1 computer optical disk: col ill.; 4 3/4 in. [CD Spanish American War Ref]

United States. Dept. of Defense. U.S. military postal service: location, manuals & directives (1980s) ([Alexandria, VA]: [United States Dept. of Defense], [1982-1984]): 1 looseleaf notebook; 29 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. D.C. area mail delivery service: resolving labor-relations and operational problems key to service improvement (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1995]): 59 p.: graphs; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. Postage meters, risk of significant financial loss but controls are being strengthened (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1994]): 50 p.: ill.; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. Postal Service, 1992 Olympic sponsorship– profit or loss is unknown (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1993]): 27 p.; 28 cm.

The Postal PotterUnited States. General Accounting Office. Postal service, automation is taking longer and producing less than expected (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1995]): 56 p.: graphs; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. Postal Service, planned benefits of Iowa automated mail facility not realized (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1994]): 14 p.: graphs; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. Postal service, service and cost aspects of the Dakota Central Area mail processing center (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1994]): 18 p.: tables, map; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. Priority mail, advertised 2-day service is not guaranteed (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1993]): 7 p.; 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. U.S. Postal Service, labor-management problems persist on the workroom floor (Washington, D.C.: General Accounting Office, [1994]): 2 v. (23, 152 p.): ill. 28 cm.

United States. General Accounting Office. U.S. Postal Service, newly designed retail store revenues exceed operating costs (Washington, D.C.: United States General Accounting Office, [1994]): 16 p.: ill.; 28 cm.

Preventing Mail FraudUnited States. General Accounting Office. U.S. Postal Service, proposed policy to accept credit and debit cards makes sense conceptually (Washington, D.C.: General Accounting Office, [1994]): 12 p.; 28 cm.

United States. Post Office Dept. Schedule of domestic air mail routes: as of August 15, 1934 (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1934): p.14-22; 24 cm.

United States. Postal Service. Developing and implementing area mail processing ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S. G.P.O., [1985]): 45 p.: tables; 28 cm. [GOV DOC P1.31/4: D49]

United States. Postal Service. Express mail international service directory ([Washington, D.C.]: United States Postal Service, [1984]): [68] p.: tables, forms; 28 cm. [GOV DOC P 1.2: In8/8 May 1984]

United States. Postal Service. Instruction booklet for mailers of third-class bulk rate mail, 1984): 34 p.: tables; 28 cm. [GOV DOC P1.2: In7/6]

United States. Postal Service; United States. Postal Inspection Service. Consumer & business guide to preventing mail fraud (Washington, DC: United States Postal Service: United States Postal Inspection Service, 1999): 24 p.

United States. Postmaster General. Air mail schedules, February 1, 1980. Number 2 ([Washington, D.C.}: U.S. G.P.O., 1940): 45 p. [on 23 leaves]: tables; 29 cm. [GOV DOC]

Video Guide to Stamp CollectingUnited States. War Department. The Army Postal Service (Washington: War Department, 1946): 182 p.: forms; 26 cm. [GOV DOC D101.11: 12-205]

The video guide to stamp collecting [videorecording] (Hollywood, CA: Premiere Home Video, c1988): 1 videocassette (50 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in.

Wart, F. W. van der. De Poststempels van Nederland, Machinestempels, Verbeteringen en aanvullingen op de vijfde druk bijgewerkt tot januari 1983 ([Netherlands]: [Nederlandse Vereniging van Poststukken- en Poststempelverzamelaars], 1984): 34 p.: ill.; 21 cm.

Wart, F. W. van der. De Poststempels van Nederland, Machinestempels (Haarlem: Nederlandse Vereniging van Poststukken- en Poststempelverzamelaars, 1991): 214 p.: ill.; 24 cm.

Woodstock Catalogue Co. Ltd. The Woodstock catalogue of British Elizabethan decimal postage stamps (Prescot, Merseyside: The Woodstock Catalogue Co. Ltd., 1976-1977): 2 v.: ill.; 21 cm. [G5740 .A1 W898d]