APRL New Acquisitions, 4th quarter 2014, continued

We did not have enough space to include all of the APRL’s new acquisitions in the 1st quarter 2015 Philatelic Literature Review, so the issue contained selected acquisitions and the remainder are listed here.


Note: Archival items and collections are for in-library use only. For more information about a collection or to make an appointment to view collections, please contact the APRL.

Covert, Maurice M. [Papers] ([ca. 1949–1953]): 1 folder; 30 cm. [Archive File Cabinet Drawer 4]

Kenosha Stamp and Cover Club: Historical Scrapbooks — Four 3-ring binders. 1952–1977 [R10 P1 S4]

Radasch, Henry Erdmann [Awards]: 2 boxes [Cabinet 3, Shelf 2, APRL Annex]

Strauss, Gerald H. Jenny Invert: Correspondence with Robey’s widow about 1918 inverted Jenny air mail stamp and a manuscript by Robey [Archive File Cabinet Drawer 4]

Books & Catalogs


Comment naît un timbre (Liège; Bruxelles: Edition de la Compagnie Générale de Publicité et Information S.P.R.L., 1948): 15 p.: ill.; 23 cm. [In process 000054409]

Canadian Philatelic Society

Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain. A display to the Royal Philatelic Society London marking the Diamond Jubilee of the Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain, 27 April 2006 ([n.l.]: [Royal Philatelic Society of London] (Uplands, Swansea: Printed at Eastmoor Resource Centre), [2006]): 15 p.: ill.; 22 cm. [In process 000052018]

Cardinal Spellman

Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum. A Tribute to Sister Fidelma Conway: May 1993 (Weston, MA: Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum, 1993): 52 p.: ill.; 23 cm. [In process 000055471]

China, People’s Republic of (1949-)

Sostavleno Kitaiskoi filatelisticheskoi kompaniei. Pochtovye marki Kitaiskoi narodnoi respubliki (Pekin: Izd. literatury na inostrannykh iazykach, 1959): 88 p., [4] leaves of plates. [16] blank p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. [In process]

China, Republic of (Taiwan)

Treaty Ports

Bourdi, A. Catalogue des timbres de poste locale de Chine (Lyon (France): A. Bourdi, 1972): [17] p.: ill.; 22 cm. [In process 000052011]


Rudd, Charles D. Coil stamps: introduction, development and uses (Christchurch, New Zealand: Selwyn Stamps, c1995): 89 p.: ill.; 30 cm. [In process 000049519]

Collecting — Arrangement & Mounting

Postage stamps of the world (Boston: H.E. Harris & Co., [n.d.]): 65 p.: ill.; 23 cm. [ALBUM World–Harris]


Garcelon Stamp Company. The stamp finder: Enables you to tell the country to which any stamp belongs (Calais, ME: Garcelon Stamp Co., [1949?]): 34 p.: ill.; 22 cm. [HE6215 .G215s 1949b VERT FILE]

Forgeries & Counterfeits

Mills, John FitzMaurice & John M. Mansfield. The genuine article: The making and unmasking of fakes and forgeries (New York: Universe Books, 1982, c1979): 240 p.: ill.; 24 cm. [HE6184 .F721 M657g 1982]



MARCOPHILEX XXXVIII: Exposition Internationale de Philatelie et d’Histoire Postale, Uzes, Salle de lÉyeche, 25 & 26 Octobre 2014 (Paris: Union marcophile pour l’etude de l’histoire postale des marques et des obliterations, 2014): 48 p.: col. ill.; 30 cm. [JOURNAL Feuilles Marcophiles #358]

Postal History

Maury, Arthur. Histoire des timbres-poste francais (New York, NY: Postilion Publications, [199-?]): 374 p. on [ca.100] p.: ill.; 28 cm. [G5830 .M459h 1990]


Simms, V.E. Notes on the postage stamps of India issued during the period 1947–1954 ([Brighton]: India Study Circle, [1954]): 36 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [In process 000052026]


Catalogs & Price Lists

Japan Philatelic Association. The catalogue of Japanese postage stamps, 1950 (Tokyo, Japan: Japan Philatelic Association (J.P.A.),1950): 178 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [In process 000053388 c.1; In process 000053389 partial c.2]

Kimura, Umejiro. [The standard catalogue of postage stamps of Japan] (Tokyo: The Yurakukai (The Philatelic Society of Japan), [1917]): [10], 95, [41] p.: ill.; 16 cm. [G7960 .A1 K49s 1917 CLOSED STACKS]

Kimura, Umejiro. The standard catalogue of postage stamps of Japan (Tokyo: The Yurakukai (The Philatelic Society of Japan), 1923): 118 p.: ill. (some col., 1 fold. leaf); 17 cm. [G7960 .A1 K49s 1923 CLOSED STACKS]

Kimura, Umejiro. The standard catalogue of postage stamps of Japan (Tokyo: The Yurakukai (The Philatelic Society of Japan), 1920): 103 p.: ill.; 16 cm. [G7960 .A1 K49s 1920 CLOSED STACKS]

Teramoto, Emy Y. The standard catalogue of postage stamps of Japan (Kamakura, Japan: Nippon Hikoyubin Kyokai (The Aero-Philatelic Society of Japan), 1931): 136 p., [7] p. of plates: ill. (some col.); 16 cm. [G7960 .A1 T315s 1931 CLOSED STACKS]

Collecting — Guides & Handbooks

Japan Philatelic Society, Inc. Encyclopedia Japanese philately (Tokyo: Japan Philatelic Society, Inc., 1974): 525 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [G7960 .J35ep 1974r]


Japan. Ministry of Posts and Telecommuncations. 1993 Japanese stamps (Tokyo, Japan: Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, 1994): 43 p.: col. ill.; 31 cm. [In process 000050480]


Cuyahoga Latvian Philatelist Club. Latvia’s new stamps 1991–1994: as reported in Linn’s Stamp News ([Ohio]: Cuyahoga Latvian Philatelist Club, c1994): 27 p.: ill.; 22 cm. [In process 000052020]


Trory, John A. The John A. Trory specialised catalogue of Malta (Sussex, England: Valelink Ltd., [1977]): 53 p.: ill.; 26 cm. [PRICE LISTS Trory]

National Air & Space Museum

Silbermann, Paul E. & Susan E. Ewing. Guide to the collections of the National Air and Space Archives (Washington, DC: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1991): 110 p.: ill.; 28 cm. [In process 000054402]

Panama-California Exposition

Reproductions of post cards of early San Diego views, pre-exposition activities, views of the exposition, some of San Diego’s environs, selected pages from exposition’s daily program and various other memorabilia (New York, NY: Nostalgiana & 3-D Collectors Club, 1974): [44] leaves: ill.; 29 cm. [In process 000054400]


Jennings, J.A. The Anglican church in Papua 1942–1945 (Gorleston: McClellan printing, 1978): [40] p.: ill.; 30 cm. [In process 000051152]


Postal Markings

Ponce Lozada, J.C. Matasellos mudos y parlantes en el Peru (Lima: J.C. Ponce Lozada (Impreso … por Princeliness E.I.R. Ltda), 1991): 85 p.: ill.; 21 cm. [G5311 .P857 P79m 1991]


Landmans, Giorgio. Selezione filatelica: rivista mensile (Bologna: Giorgio Landmans, [1953–1954]): ill.; 21 cm. [JOURNAL Selezione filatelica]

Postal Service

Kalmus, Ludwig. Weltgeschichte der Post: mit besonderer Berücksichtigiung des deutschen Sprachgebietes (Wien: Verlag für Militär- und Fachliteratur Amon Franz Göth, c1937): viii, 507 p., [148] p. of plates: ill.; 28 cm. [HE6041 .K15w 1937]

Prices & Values

Robinson, John. The value of a classic: A critical analysis of a series of independent valuations (London: Regent Stamp Co., 1962): 6 p. (folded): ill.; 24 cm. [In process 000052014]


Wenck, H.H. Voices from the past ([n.l.]: [n.p.], [1888–1942]): 35 leaves; 28 cm. [In process 000051165; In process 000051166; In process 000051167]

Telegraph Companies

Karbelashvili, A. Pervye telegrafnye linii na Kavkaze (Tbilisi: Izd. “Sabchota Sakartvelo, 1988): 106 p.: ill., map; 20 cm. [In process 000053890]

Topical Collecting — Music & Musicians

De Russis, Tommaso. I musicisti in filatelia (Polignano a Mare, Bari, Italy: Tommaso de Russis, 1979–1983): 3 v.: ill.; 31 cm. [HE6183 .M987 D439m]

United States

Catalogs & Price Lists

Scott Publishing Co. Scott 2012 U.S. pocket stamp catalogue (Sidney, OH: Scott Publishing Co., c2011): 1A-16A, 536 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 19 cm. [G3700 .A1 S431p 2012]


International Philatelic Exhibition, Grand Central Palace, New York, N.Y., May 9th to 17th, 1936, list of awards ([New York]: Association for Stamp Exhibitions, Inc., [1936]): [20] p.; 25 cm. [EXHIBITION CATALOGS]

First Days

Mellone, Michael. Mellone’s specialized cachet catalog of first day covers of the 1940’s: 1940–1949, Scott #859–986 & C24–C45 (Stewartsville, NJ: FDC Publishing Co., c1984 (1999 printing): iii, 289 p.: ill.; 28 cm. [G3701 .F527 M527sp 1940s]

Juvenile Literature

National Postal Museum (U.S.). Postal pack for elementary school students (Washington, DC: National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution, c1994): 24 p.: ill.; 28 cm. [In process 000054398; In process 000055436]


Gorringe, Maybelle. It’s small but cozy ([Jackson, MS]: Jackson Daily News, 1974): 1 p.: ill.[V.F. G3981 .P855 G67i 1974]

Post Office Equipment

United States. Post Office Dept. Bureau of Facilities. Building cleaning work production standards (Washington, DC: Post Office Dept., 1958 (1959 printing): 17 p.; 24 cm. [In process 000051212]

United States. Post Office Dept. Floors, care and maintenance (Washington, DC: Post Office Dept., 1957): 22 p.: ill.; 24 cm. [In process 000054389]

United States. Post Office Dept. Machines for producing and preparing labels and facing slips (Washington, DC: Post Office Dept.,1957): vi, 52 p.: ill.; 26 cm. [In process 000051197]

Post Offices

United States Postal Service. Central Region. Real Estate and Buildings Dept. Family of standard buildings: August 1983 ([n.l.]: United States Postal Service, Central Regaion, Real Estate and Buildings Dept., 1983): [ca. 50] p.: ill., floor plans; 22 x 37 cm. [In process 000051203]

Postal Employees

United States. Post Office Dept. Organizing the cleaning staff (Washington, DC: Post Office Dept., 1959): iii, 13 p.: forms; 23 cm. [In process 000054394]

United States. Post Office Dept. Public relations seminar for post office information, services and administrative officers (Washington, DC: Post Office Dept., 1962): iv, 104 p.: chart; 26 cm. [In process 000051210]

Postal Service

United States Postal Service. Diversity business plan (Washington DC: United States Postal Service, 1999): 16 p.: ill.; 28 cm. [In process 000051200]

United States Postal Service. Post office accounting procedures (Washington, DC: United States Postal Service, 1991): xix, 167 p.: ill., tables; 30 cm. [In process 000051193]

United States Postal Service. Recycling guide (Washington DC: United States Postal Service, 1991): 67 p.: map, tables; 28 cm. [In process 000051191]

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census, Statistics and Postal Personnel. Joint hearing to review violence in the U.S Postal Service: Joint hearings before the Subcommittee on Census, Statistics and Postal Personnel and the Subcommittee on Postal Operations and Services of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, One Hundred and Third Congress, First Session, August 5; October 14 and 19, 1993 (Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1994): iv, 120 p.; 23 cm. [GOV DOC Y 4.P 84/10:103-20]

United States. Post Office Dept. Manual of instructions for substitute post office clerks and substitute letter carriers (Washington: Post Office Dept.: U.S. G.P.O., 1941): v, 23 p.; 24 cm. [In process 000051196]

United States. Post Office Dept. Telephone directory, Post Office Department: Direct-in-dialing exchange — 961 ([Washington, DC]: Post Office Dept., 1965): 44 p.: ill.; 23 cm. [In process 000054393]


Hoover Brothers. An ABC of precancel collecting: A description of the various forms, made plain by illustrations with the stamps themselves (New York: Hoover Brothers, [192-?]): 7 leaves: ill.; 18 x 22 cm. (folded) [G3701 .P923 P923a CLOSED STACKS]

State Revenues

[State revenue articles in American Journal of Philately] ([n.l.]: [American Journal of Philately], 1890–1902): 1 folder, ca. 50 leaves [SRS File Cabinet 2C]

[State revenue articles in Linn’s Weekly Stamp News] ([n.l.]: [Linn’s Weekly Stamp News], 1930–1995): 1 folder, ca. 100 leaves [SRS File Cabinet 2C]

[State revenue articles in Mekeel’s weekly stamp news] ([n.l.]: [Mekeel’s], 1892–1957): 1 binder, ca. 300 leaves [SRS File Cabinet 2A]

[State revenue articles in Stamps] ([n.l.]: [Stamps], 1940–1975): 1 binder, ca. 100 leaves [SRS File Cabinet 2A]

[State revenue articles in Weekly Philatelic Gossip] ([n.l.]: [Weekly Philatelic Gossip], 1924–1960): 1 binder, ca. 150 leaves [SRS File Cabinet 2A]

Stritzinger, Earl C. Revenues of western states, 1857–1887: An exhibit [exhibit] ([n.l.]: State Revenue Society, 2004): [60] p.: ill.; 28 cm. [SRS File Cabinet 2C]

Vatican City

I francobolli emessi dallo stato della città del Vaticano in ricordo del IV centenario dell’apertura del Sacro concilio di Trento1545–1945 (Rome: Governatorato dello stato della città del Vaticano, [1945]): 14 p.: ill.; 17 cm. [G6714 .R7V3 V344p 1945 VERT FILE]

Vending Machine Franking Labels

Loeper, Thomas von. ATM-Jahrbuch 1994 (Krefeld, [Germany]: Thomas von Loeper Verlag, 1994): [ca. 60] leaves: ill.; 22 cm. [HE6184 .V452 L825a 1994]