Glossaries, Atlases, etc.

  • C. S. Hammond & Company. Hammond’s Stamp Collectors Atlas. New York: C. S. Hammond & Company, 1936
    36 pp. 280 x 316 mm. Staple Bound with Red Card Covers.
  • [Coffin, Geo[orge]. P.]. Coffin’s Directory of Philatelic Frauds. Freeport, Maine: The Author, 1887
    Unpaginated but (12) pp. 159 x 106 mm. Centre Sew-bound with Light Lavender Paper Covers. Price 10 cents on front cover. Crawford 81.
  • Davison, Alvah. Dealing in Postage Stamps by Alvah Davison. Also A Directory of the Principal U.S. and Canadian Stamp Dealers. Vol. 4. 4 vols. Philatelic Library. Cambridgeboro, PA: H.B. Wilber & Company, 1891
    32 pp. 136 x 98 mm. Staple Bound with Grey Card Covers. Price 10c on inside front cover. Crawford 93 and 202.
  • Davison Publishing Co. Davison’s Philatelic Concordance and Address Book. New York: Davison Publishing Co., 1895
    78 pp. 261 x 180 mm. Perfect Bound with Pink Card Covers. Price Fifty Cents on title page. Crawford 93.
  • Donehoo, Rev. J. de Q. Mekeel’s Address Book of Foreign Stamp Collectors and Dealers. Containing over 9000 Names and Addresses from 127 Countries and Colonies, Being the Most Complete Work of the Kind Ever Issued. 3rd ed. St. Louis: C.H. Mekeel Stamp and Publishing Co., 1897
    106 pp + (6) p. 219 x 151 mm. Perfect Bound with Dark Brown Card Covers. Bookplate of V. Suppantschitsch on inside front cover. Crawford 100.
  • Egan, Charles W. The Stamp Collector’s Hand-Book: A Lexicon of Terms and Practical Hints to Philatelists. Edited by Clifford W. Kissinger. Reading, PA: C.W. Kissinger, 1894
    56 + (8) pp. 177 x 121 mm. Center Sew Bound with Red Card Covers. Crawford 108.
  • Evans, Major Edward B(enjamin). Stamps and Stamp Collecting: A Glossary of the Principal Philatelic Terms and a Guide to the Identification of The Postage Stamps of All Nations. 1st ed. London: Stanley Gibbons, Limited, 1894
    66 + (6) pp, the latter being advertisements. 227 x 150 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. Gilt top edge and deckle fore-edge and bottom. No DJ issued. Bookplate of V. Suppantschitsch on inside front cover. Crawford 112.
  • ———. Stamps and Stamp Collecting: A Glossary of the Principal Philatelic Terms and a Guide to the Identification of The Postage Stamps of All Nations. 2nd ed. London: Stanley Gibbons, Limited, 1898
    68 + (12) pp, the latter being advertisements. 221 x 145 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Gilt all edges. No DJ issued. Crawford 112.
  • ———. Stamps and Stamp Collecting: A Glossary of the Principal Philatelic Terms and a Guide to the Identification of The Postage Stamps of All Nations. 4th ed. London: Stanley Gibbons, Limited, 1913
    112 + 28 + (4) pp. 185 x 129 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Gilt all edges. No DJ issued.
  • [Hubbard, John M.]. The Black List. Lake Village, New Hampshire: The Author, 1886
    6 + (6) pp. 160 x 105 mm. Stapled with Ochre Paper Covers. Crawford 191. List of parties to whom the author sent stamps on approval but could not obtain settlement or return of stamps!
  • ———. The Stamp Collectors of the World: A List of over 1000 Collectors of Stamps in All Parts of the World. Lake Village, New Hampshire: The Author, 1887
    20 pp. 215 x 162 mm. Stapled with Buff Paper Covers. Price 10 cents on front cover. Crawford 191.
  • Hubbard, J[ohn]. M. The Stamp Dealers of the World: A Complete List of All Dealers in Postage and Revenue Stamps, in the World. Lake Village, New Hampshire: The Author, 1885
    Unpaginated but (26) pp including advertisements. 153 x 100 mm. Stapled with Greenish-Grey Paper Covers. Crawford 191.
  • L. Upcott Gill. The Dictionary of Philatelic Terms and Phrases. London: L. Upcott Gill, 1911
    (5) pp + (1) p + (2) + 163 + (1) pp. 168 x 110 mm. Hard Bound in Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No DJ issued.
  • Lyons, J. H. (comp. and ed.). The Stamp Collectors’ Vest Pocket Dictionary and Guide: A Handy Manual and Reference List of Philatelic Words, Terms, Devices, Watermarks, Notes, &c. Vol. 1. 4 vols. Philatelic Library. Portland: Jewett & Lyons, 1889
    64 pp. 115 x 75 mm. Center Sew Bound with Brown Card Covers. Crawford 244 and 202. One of the smallest books on stamps!
  • Mackay, James. The Guinness Book of Stamps Facts & Feats. Enfield, Middlesex: Guiness Superlatives Ltd., 1982
    225 pp (including inner back flyleaf). 240 x 180 mm. Hard Bound in Black Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price £8.95 on DJ front panel.
  • ———. The Guinness Book of Stamps Facts & Feats. 2nd ed. Enfield, Middlesex: Guiness Superlatives Ltd., 1988
    225 pp (including inner back flyleaf). 240 x 179 mm. Hard Bound in Black Cloth. DJ. Price £11.95 on DJ front panel.
  • Mucha, Ludvik, and Bohuslav Hlinka. The Orbis Philatelic Atlas. Edited by Kenneth F. Chapman. London: Orbis Book Publishing Corporation Ltd., 1987
    356 pp. 171 x 117 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Price £4.95 on back cover.
  • Rand McNally & Company. Stamp Atlas and Dictionary. New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1933
    48 pp. 268 x 178 mm. Staple Bound with Red and Grey Card Covers. Price 35c on front cover.
  • Rogers, Albert A. Rogers American Philatelic Blue Book, Containing a List of Over Two Thousand Stamp Collectors and Dealers Philatelic Papers and Societies, with Valuable Information Concerning Them, and Seven Hundred Advertisements of Collectors and Dealers. New York: The Author, 1893
    279 pp + (1) p. 238 X 142 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued. Price $1 on title page. Crawford 329.
  • Rossiter, Stuart, and John Flower. The Stamp Atlas: A Unique Assembly of Geography, Social and Political History, and Postal Information. London: Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd., 1986
    336 pp. 261 x 213 mm. Hard Bound in Red Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ.
  • Spooner, Ralph Perkins. The Stamp Dealers Directory 1892. New York: The Author, 1892
    24 pp. Staple Bound with Grey Card Covers. 145 x 108 mm. Error in numbering. Further page numbers 17 and 20 interchanged. Crawford 362.
  • Sutton, R. J. A Stamp Collector’s Encyclopaedia. 1st ed. London: Hutchinson’s Scientific and Technical Publications, 1951
    263 pp + (1) p. 215 x 141 mm. Hard Bound in Red Carmine Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price 12/6 on DJ front panel. Edition not mentioned but first (of the six till 1966).
  • The Philatelis Congress of Great Britain. A Glossary of Philatelic Terms Compiled for the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain by a Sub-Committee Consisting of (The Late) W. Dorning Beckton, B. Goodfellow, F. J. Melville, A. J. Sefi. London: The Philatelic Congress of Great Britain, 1933
    39 pp + (1) p. Staple Bound with Grey Card Covers. Price 1/- on front cover
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  • Townsend, Charles A. The American Stamp Collectors’ Directory 1888: A Directors of United States and Canadian Collectors, Arranged in Alphabetical Order. Akron, Ohio: The Author, 1888
    63 pp + (1) p. 228 x 153 mm. Stapled with Brown Paper Covers. Numbered 181 on front cover. Crawford 383.
  • Wellsted, W. Raife, Stuart Rossiter, and John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1986
    334 pp. Insert printed on blue card on “How to Use this Book” and “Map Abbreviations”. 261 x 212 mm. Hard Bound in Red Cloth. DJ.
  • Wood, Kenneth A. Where in the World? An Atlas for Stamp Collectors. Albany, OR, USA: Van Dahl Publications, 1983
    viii + 414 pp. 285 x 223 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued.