Essays, Memoirs, etc.

  • Apfelbaum, Earl P. L. The Best of Apfelbaum’s Corner. Philadelphia: The Author, 1983
    (6) + 201 pp + (3) p. 236 x 158 mm. Hard Bound in Light Brown Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ.
  • Bartlett, Leroy S. Philatelic Cartoons. Lynn, Massachusetts: The Essex Publishing Company, 1916
    36 pp. 220 x 148 mm. Staple Bound with Grey-Blue Card Covers.
  • Bierman, Stanley M. Intimate Philatelic Interviews. American Philatelic Research Library, n.d.
    Set of 19 DVDs in a grey box. Signed by Dr. Bierman with the message “Enjoy my Stories 6/12/16”. Interviews of famous dealers and collectors mostly from the mid-1980s and a few from the 1990s. Originally filmed on video. Produced by American Philatelic Research Library to whom these interviews were donated to by Dr. Bierman.
  • Garfield, Simon. The Error World. London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 2008
    (5) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 247 pp + (1) p. 186 x 140 mm. Hard Bound in Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price £14.99 on DJ front panel. First printing.
  • Harlow, Alvin F. Paper Chase: The Amenities of Stamp Collecting. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1940
    (2) + viii + (2) + 353 pp + (5) p. 218 x 146 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ. Price $2.75 on DJ front clap.
  • Herst Jr., Herman. Fun and Profit in Stamp Collecting. First. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1962
    xiv + (1) pp + (1) p + 168 pp + (2) p. 209 x 142 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. DJ. Price $3.95 on DJ front panel. Singed by the author.
  • ———. Fun and Profit in Stamp Collecting. Fifth and First Revised ed. Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News, 1988
    (2) p + vii + (1) p + 168 pp + (2) p. 222 x 146 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued.
  • ———. More Stories to Collect Stamps By. Florham Park, New Jersey: The Washington Press, 1982
    (2) + II + 204 pp. 203 x 135 mm. Perfect Bound with Red Card Covers.
  • ———. Nassau Street. First. Duell, Sloan and Pearce: New York, 1960
    ix +(1) p + 305 pp + (3) p. 210 x 142 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price $5.00 on DJ front panel. Unsigned by the author!
  • ———. Nassau Street. Seventh and First Revised ed. Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, Inc, 1988
    vi + 310 pp + (2) p. 216 x 138 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued.
  • ———. Put a Stamp on It! Cary, North Carolina: Lee Ann and Veronica’s Publishing, 2016
    viii + i + (1) p + 354 pp + (3) p + (1) p. 228 x 152 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Foreward by Kenneth Herst, son of the author.
  • ———. Still More Stories to Collect Stamps By. While Plains, NY: Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News, 1993
    (8) + 200 pp. 216 x 141 mm. Perfect Bound with Light Grey Card Covers.
  • ———. Stories to Collect Stamps By. New York: Philatelic Book Publishers, Inc., 1968
    (8) + 281 pp + (1) p. 221 x 143 mm. Hard Bound in Light Blue Cloth. DJ. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper.
  • ———. The Best of Herst’s Outbursts. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Venture Press, 1993
    136 pp. 229 x 154 mm. Perfect Bound with Blue Card Covers.
  • ———. The Compleat Philatelist. Florham Park, New Jersey: The Washington Press, 1979
    (2) + VI + 114 + (1) p + (2) pp + (1) p. 202 x 134 mm. Perfect Bound with Red Card Covers. Presented with the comments “To Erza Cole, who could write six books like this” and signed by the author.
  • Pakrashi, C. R. A Stamp Is Born. Niyogi Books, 2014
    216 pp. 213 x 177 mm. Perfect Bound in Light Blue Card Covers. Price Rs. 695 |  £12.99 |  $20 on back cover.
  • Park, Julian. Philatelic Rambles and Other Papers in Popular Vein. Buffalo: The Author, 1912
    39 pp + (1) p. 254 x 165 mm. Staple Bound with Dark Grey Card Covers. Handmade paper with deckle edges. Limited edition of 90 copies this being 9/90.
  • Philo. The Bluffton Stamp Society: A Story for Young Stamp Collectors. Chicago: Western Philatelic Pub. Co., 1887
    (2) p + 77 + (3) pp + (2) p. 155 x 120 mm. Hard Bound in Olive Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. No DJ issued. Crawford 313. Philo was the pseudonym of S. B. Brady. Bookplate of Joseph Salomon Rich (of Scott Coin & Stamp Company who gifted his library of over 1,400 bound items to Collectors Club, NY) on front pastedown.
  • Rochambeau, The Reverend Doctor Philip de. A Simple Guide to Detecting and Understanding Regummed, Reperforated, Altered, and Faked Stramps. Including an Insider’s Account of the “Organized Crime” of Philately. The Author, 1999
    (1) pp + 150 pp + (1) p + (1) pp. 297 x 210 mm. Velo Bound with Plastic Covers. Price in Australia $29.95 plus $4.00 postage.
  • Sloane, George B. Sloane’s Column: A Compilation of the Subjects Arranged by George T. Turner. West Somerville, Massachusetts: Bureau Issues Association, Inc, 1961
    (8) + 467 pp + (5) p. 260 x 212 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No DJ issued?