Modern & Others

Bansal, S. P. Plate and Watermark Varieties of “2” Adult Education Definitive. Firozabad: The Author, 1984
(2) + 14 pp. 238 x 175 mm. Staple Bound in Bluish-White Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on inside front cover.

———. Plate Flaws in “15” Agricultural Technology India Definitive Stamp. Firozabad: The Author, 1988
(2) + 15 + (3) pp. 243 x 173 mm. Staple Bound in Blue-Green Card Covers (Covers. Price Rs. 10 on inside front cover.

Bayanwala, Ashok Kumar. A Bouquet of Philatelic Articles. Kolkata: Parth Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2005
124 pp. 250 x 190 mm. Hard Bound in Black Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 250. First edition of 1000 copies. Signed by the author on the title page.

Bayanwala, A[shok]. K[umar]. A Selection of Philatelic Articles (Published during 1987 and 1988). Ahmedabad, India: The Author, n.d.
(2) p + (6) pp + XXXVI + (2) p. Printed on one side only. 284 x 215 mm. Hard Bound in Quarter Red Cloth and Grey Boards. No DJ issued. Signed by the author on the title page. No date but likely 1989 / early 1990s.

Bayanwala, Ashok Kumar. Decimalisation Redefined (Postal History Perspective). Kolkata: Parth Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2007
47 pp + (1) p. 243 x 185 mm. Hard Bound in Light Yellow Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 150. First edition of 1000 copies. Signed by the author on the title page.

Bayanwala, A[shok]. K[umar]. Slogans and Special Postmarks of India (1875-1947). New Delhi: R. A. Enterprises, 1982
(4) + 108 + (3) pp + (1) p. 250 x 192 mm. Hard Bound in Maroon Cloth. DJ. Price Rs. 110 | £7 | $14 on page facing the title page. Signed by the author on the title page.

Bhatt, Dr. S. K. Mahatma Gandhi (A Numismatic and Philatelic Study). Indore: Academy of Indian Numismatics & Sigillography, 1996
(4) + 66 pp. 245 x 155 mm. Perfect Bound in Slate Card Covers.

Braun, Josef, and Peter Röwer. Republik Indien 1. Dienstmarken Löwenkapitell (Ashokan Kapital Service Stamps) 2. Gandhi-Dienstmarken von Josef Braud. Indische Staaten 3. Las Bela von Peter Röwer. (=Republic of India 1. Service Stamps Lion Capital (Ashokan Capital Service Stamps) 2. Gandhi Service Stamps by Josef Braud. Indian States 3. Las Bela by Peter Röwer.). Forschungsbericht 2. Westerburg, Steiniggaß: Forschungsgemeinschaft Indien im Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e.V. (=Indian Study Group in the Association of German Philatelists), 1973
(1) pp + (1) + 18 pp. 298 x 209 mm. Staple Bound in Yellow Green Card Covers. Text in German.

Chief Postmaster General, Tamilnadu Circle. A Tribute to Mahatma: An Informational Book on Commemorative Stamps of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma around the Globe. Chennai: The Chief Postmaster General, Tamilnadu Circle, Department of Posts, 2019
74 + (1) pp (including covers). 90 x 140 mm (oblong). Staple Bound with Light Blue Card Covers. Price not mentioned but was sold at Rs. 125.

Dave, Dipak, Priti Dave, and Markand Dave. The 1929 Airmail Stamps of India: A Glimpse of 6 Stamps A Study of over 200+ Errors. Nadiad, India: Dipak Dave, 2015
(6) + 40 + (2) pp. 282 x 211 mm. Staple Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 100. Edition of 1000 copies as confirmed with Mr. Markand Dave, one of the authors.

Department of Posts. Handbook on Philately. 3rd ed. New Delhi: Department of Posts, Government of India, 2004
(1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 66 pp. 20x x 138 mm. Perfect Bound with White and Purple Card Covers. Price Rs. 16 on back cover. Edition of 10,200 copies.

———. Instructions for Use of Postal Franking Machines in Indian Post Offices / भारतीयडाकघरोंमेंडाकफ्रैंकिंगमशीनोकेप्रयोगकेलिएअनुदेश. New Delhi: Department of Posts, 1986
(5) + 122 + (1) pp. 198 x 142 mm. Staple Bound in Light Greenish-Grey Card Covers. Text in English and Hindi.

Dev, K. Chaitanya. Stamps of French India / Timbres De L’inde Française. Bangalore: The Author, 2018
(5) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 100 pp. 308 x 216 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured boards. No DJ issued. Multi-coloured slipcovers. Signed by the author on title page, dated 21/10/2018 (date of release), and place Bengaluru.

Dhir, Anil. The Last Post: A Philatelic Miscellany. Bhubaneswar: Amadeus Press, 2018
(2) p + VII + (1) p + 104 pp + (2) p. 210 x 135 mm. Perfect Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 150 on title page.

Gandhi, Dr Ranjit Singh. India Postal Meter Markings. Riproduzione Integrale Della Omonima Collezione Presentata Alla “Mondiale” FIP “Italia 98” e Premiata Con Medaglia d’Oro in Classe “Storia Postale” (= Full Reproduction of the Homonymous Collection Presented at the “FIP” Italia 98 World Championship and Awarded with Gold Medal in the “Postal History” Class. Cislago, Italy: Associazione Italiana Collezionisti di Affrancature Meccaniche, 1999
x + (1) pp + (1) p + 62 pp + (2) p, (8) plates bound in. 220 x 142 mm. Stapled with Maroon Card Covers. Price Rs 15 | $4.60 | £2.50.

Jain, Manik. Indian Thematica. Calcutta: Philatelia, 1991
Unpaginated but 190 pp. Printed on one side only. 211 x 298 mm (oblong). Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. Plastic DJ.  Edition of 500 copies.

Jain, Manik, and S. B. Kothari. The Silver Key to the Golden Treasury of Indian Philately. Calcutta: Phila Publications, 1986
xvi + 326 + (1) pp + (1) p. 292 x 231 mm. Hard Bound in Maroon Cloth. DJ. Edition of 1000 copies.

Jain, Manik, and Mrinal Kanti Ray. Gandhi Handbook. Kolkata: Philatelia, 2006
496 pp. 247 x 187 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 1500 | $60. Multi-coloured Slipcase.

Jain, P. C. Gandhi in Stamps. New Delhi: Aravali Books International (P) Ltd., 2002
125 + (7) pp. 248 x 252 mm (oblong). DJ. Price Rs. 900 | US$ 75 on copyright page.

Jain, Pradip. Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Issue of 1948. Geneva: David Feldman SA, 2014
117 + (3) pp. 253 x 205 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Signed by the author on the preface page.

Jain, Vinod K., ed. Directory of Indian Philately 1983. New Delhi: Kalasavya, 1982
40 pp. 245 x 185 mm. Staple Bound with Pink Card Covers. Published December 1982. Price Rs 5/-, Rs 3 (for KPC Members) inside back cover.

Jaitly, Suraj, ed. ITS Collectors Directory. 1st ed. Ludhiana: Indian Thematic Society, 1997
75 + (1) pp, including front covers. 215 x 176 mm. Perfect Bound with Light Yellow Card Covers. Price Rs. 60 | US $4 on title page. Signed by the editor on the title page.

———, ed. ITS Collectors Directory. 2nd ed. Ludhiana: Indian Thematic Society, 2002
59 pp, including front covers and back inside cover. 201 x 166 mm. Staple Bound with Light Yellow Ochre Card Covers. Price Rs. 150 | US $5 | £3.50 on title page. Signed by the editor on the front cover.

———, ed. ITS Collectors Directory. 3rd ed. Ludhiana: Indian Thematic Society, 2007
78 pp, including front covers. 208 x 168 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 250 | US $8 | Euro 6 | £4 on title page. Signed by the editor on the front cover.

Jhingan, Anup Krishna. डाकटिकेटोंकासफररेलवेपरविशेषनज़र (=Journey of Stamps with a Special Focus on Railways). Mumbai: Western Railways, 2008
156 pp. 193 x 247 mm (oblong). Hardbound in Multi-coloured Boards. DJ. Price Rs. 400 | $15 | €10 | £8 on copyright page.

Karnataka Postal Circle, ed. Pictorial Cancellations of Karnataka Postal Circle. Bangalore: Karnataka Postal Circle, India Post, 2003
Unpaginated but (28) pp. 214 x 140 mm. Staple Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 60 on back cover.

Khan, Tipu. “Philately”: A Lighter View. Jamshedpur: Philatelic Publishers, n.d.
(3) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + v + 78 pp, errata sheet laid in. 220 x 137 mm. Stapled with Grey Card Covers. No date but likely the 1980s.

Kitson, S. A Philatelic Tribute to Police of India and the Sub-Continent. New Delhi: The Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, 2002
(10) + vi + 115 pp + (1) p. 284 x 242 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. DJ. Price Rs. 995 | US$ 49.

Kothari, Pragya, ed. Gems of Indian Philately. Edition I. Philatelic Congress of India, 2019
215 pp + (1) p. Hard Bound in Deep Blue Cloth. No DJ issued. Book released on 18/12/2019 at INPEX 2019. Contains 90 phlatelic “Gems” from 39 members of The Philatelic Congress of India.

Lang, Derek. India: Punches, Dies & Plates. Eastleigh, Hampshire: The India Study Circle for Philately, 1984
102 pp. 256 x 176 mm. Unbound but punched for filing.

Levinge, Nick, and Rohit Prasad. India 1935 Silver Jubilee Stamps. Northampton: King George V Silver Jubilee Study Circle, 2018
(3) + 288 pp + (1) p. 284 x 210 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Boards. DJ. Price GBP 45 | INR 5000 | USD 100 on copyright page. Signed by the authors on the title page. Presented by Rohit Prasad to me.

Mann, John C. Meter Stamps of the Indian Sub-Continent: Additions and Corrections. Great Britain: Meter Stamp Study Group, 1966
Unpaginated but 16 pp. 154 x 202 mm. Loose pages stapled on the top. Supplied free to purchasers of the original book.

———. Meter Stamps of the Indian Sub-Continent: India, Hyderabad, Portuguese India, Pakistan, Burma, Ceylon and E.A.F.P.O. Great Britain: Meter Stamp Study Group, 1965
(1) pp + (1) p + 57 pp + (1) p +(1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p, 3pp of errata laid in. 255 x 202 mm. Staple Bound with Yellow Card Covers. Price 8/-d. on title page.

Middha, Madan. Year Book of Indian Philately 1997. Gwalior: The Philatelists’ Forum, 1998
(2) p + 72 pp + (2) p. 217 x 141 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Priced Rs. 50 | US $5 on copyright page.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 1998. Gwalior: The Philatelists’ Forum, 1999
118 + (3) pp + (3) p. 213 x 143 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Priced Rs. 50 | US $5 on copyright page.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 1999. Gwalior: The Philatelists’ Forum, 2000
(2) p + 126 pp + (2) pp + (2) p. 217 x 141 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Priced Rs. 60 | US $5 on copyright page.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 2009. Gwalior: Vishesh Prakashan, 2010
(2) p + 211 pp + (1) pp + (4) p. 209 x 140 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Priced Rs. 150 | US $10 on copyright page.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 2010. Gwalior: Vishesh Prakashan, 2011
(2) p + 264 pp + (2) p. 210 x 142 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Priced Rs. 200 | US$ 15 on copyright page.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 2011. Gwalior: Vishesh Prakashan, 2012
(2) p + 288 pp + (2) p. 215 x 143 mm. Perfect Bound with White and Grey Card Covers. DJ. Priced Rs. 250 | US$ 20 on copyright page. No date but published 2012.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 2012. Gwalior: Vishesh Prakashan, 2013
(2) p + 296 pp + (2) p. 216 x 142 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. DJ. Priced Rs. 300 on copyright page. No date but published 2013.

———. Year Book of Indian Philately 2013. Gwalior: Vishesh Prakashan, 2014
(2) p + 272 pp + (2) p. 216 x 144 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. DJ. Priced Rs. 300 on copyright page. No date but published 2014.

Mishra, Bibhudatta, and Shanti Swarup Rath. Philatelist Kaleidoscope 1947-2013. Vol. I. I vols. Bhubaneswar: Swarna Associates, 2014
(6) + 154 pp. 210 x 144 pp. Hard Bound in Red Boards. DJ glued on. Price Rs. 350/- for Soft Bound, Rs 400/- for Hard Bound on copyright page.

Mittal, Avinash. Bharat Phila Today 2017-18: A Complete Guide Book of All Commemorative First Day Covers Issued by The India Post from 1957-2017. Collector’s Guide Book Commemorative First Day Covers with Thematic Symbols 1957-2017. Jaipur: Shree Anand Philately, 2017
(6) p + VI + 188 pp. 278 x 221 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 1000 | U.S.$ 35 on copyright page. Signed by the author.

Nuttall, R. S. India – Registration Markings. Eastleigh, Hampshire: The India Study Circle for Philately, 1977
34 pp, (1) plate. 251 x 178 mm. Unbound but punched for filing. Printed in parts December 1973 and 1977.

Prasad, Rohit. India 1929 Air Mail Stamps: A Study of Constant Varieties. New Delhi: Stamps of India Pvt. Ltd., 2015
(6) + 281 + (1) pp. 284 x 205 mm. Hard Bound in Red Boards. No DJ issued. Price INR 5000 USD 100. Edition of 500 copies as confirmed with Mr. Madhukar Jhingan, the publisher’s owner.

Ramakrishna, D. B. Indian Stamps Featuring Personages from Abroad. Mysore: G. N. Meera, 2017
xii + 140 pp. 211 x 135 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 250 on copyright page.

Seth, Vijay, ed. Collection of Indian Stamps 2007. New Delhi: Stamps Today, 2008
52 pp. 302 x 220 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 750 | US$49.95 | Euro 44.95 on copyright page.

———. Mahatma Gandhi. Stamps of Truth. 1948 – 2019. Stamps Today Research Foundation, 2019
80 pp. 279 x 215 mm. Perfect Bound with Ochre Card Covers. Price Rs. 700 | $20 on copyright page. Inscribed and signed, “To Dear Abhishek Enjoy the Book Regards Vijay Seth.”

———, ed. Stamps Today Annual 2016. New Delhi: The Editor, 2017
80 pp. 278 x 215 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 300 on page 1.

———, ed. Stamps Today Annual 2017. New Delhi: The Editor, 2018
80 pp. 279 x 216 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 300 on page 1.

Shenoi, L. G., and A. H. G. Sarma. Philatelic Year Book & Directory. Bangalore: The Authors, 1981
(5) pp + (1) p + 218 pp + (2) p. 212 x 140 mm. Perfect Bound with Cream Card Covers. Priced Rs. 40 | £3 | $6 on copyright page.

Shivagunde, Dr. Pramod. Mahatma on Stamps. Akluj, Maharashtra: M. Gandhi Stamps Study Circle, n.d.
(2) + 61 pp + (1) p. 244 x 175 mm. Stapled with Cream Card Covers. No date but likely 1998 / 99.

Sidhva, Cyrus D. Firsts in Indian Philately. 3rd ed. Mumbai: Philately Bureau, Mumbai GPO, 2017
(3) + 61 pp. 204 x 144 mm. Staple Bound in Multi Coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 100 on copyright page.

Simms, V. E. Notes on the Postage Stamps of India Issued during the Period 1947 – 1954. London: The India Study Circle, 1955
36 pp. 208 x 146 mm. Staple Bound in Light Blue Grey Card Covers. No date but 1955. No place but London (Ref. ISC News Bulletin No. 21 Jan 1955).

Suresh, Sushama, ed. Who’s Who on Indian Stamps. 2nd ed. Pune: Tiranga Publications, 2004
xxxii + (2) pp + XXXIV + 546 + (2) pp. 222 x 16 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers.

Thakkar, Maulik Hansraj. Handbook of India’s 1951 Gandhi Postcards. Medford, NY: Shanti Fund, 2019
99 pp + (1) p + (2) pp + (1) p + (1) pp. 279 x 218 mm. Perfect Bound with Beige and Emerald Card Covers. Signed by the author, inscribed “To Abhishek With Best Wishes from Maulik”, and dated 2 Oct 2019, the date of release on the title page.

Thakkar, Praful. Collector’s Guide to First Day Covers & Folders of India 1947-1964 Official & Private. Cary, NC, USA: Thakkar Numismatic and Art Foundation, 2010
XXIV + (2) p + 80 + (1) pp. 281 x 214 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 450 | $25.

———. Collector’s Guide to First Day Covers & Folders of India with Set of Stamps, Se-Tenant Stamps & Miniature Sheets. Cary, NC, USA: Thakkar Numismatic and Art Foundation, 2013
200 pp. 280 x 217 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 950 | $40. Signed by the author on the title page.

The Philatelic Congress of India. Bibliography Indian Philately. Calcutta: The Philatelic Congress of India, 1988
(2) + v + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 426 pp (8 pages between 192 and 201 missing in all copies). 230 x 182 mm. Perfect Bound in Hard Card Covers. DJ glued on.

———. Bibliography Indian Philately. Calcutta: The Philatelic Congress of India, 1988
(2) + v + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 426 pp (8 pages between 192 and 201 missing in all copies). 247 x 186 mm. Hard Bound in Boards. DJ glued on. Price sticker Rs. 150 | £10 | $16.

The Postmaster General, Delhi Circle. Town Delivery List of Delhi. New Delhi: Department of Posts, 1989
36 pp. 179 x 126 mm. Staple Bound in Light Ochre Card Covers. Edition of 2500 copies.

Verghese, B. G. Poste Haste: Quintessential India. New Delhi: Tranquebar Press, An Imprint of Westland Ltd., 2014
x + 372 pp + (2) p. 228 x 168 mm. Perfect Bound in Dark Red Card Covers. Price Rs. 1295 on back cover.

Modern Articles Bayanwala 1
Modern ArticlesBayanwala
Modern Decimalisation
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Modern Handbook Gupta
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Modern IndiaMeters Mann
Modern Slogans Postmarks Bayanwala
Modern 15p Plate Flaws S.P. Bansal
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