Stamp & Other Catalogues

  • Bombay Philatelic Company. Indian Postage Stamp Catalogue: Listing India Pre & Post Independence Stamps (1852 – 1971). Bombay: Bombay Philatelic Company, 1972
    42 pp. 244 x 168 mm. Staple Bound with Grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 8.
  • Bridger & Kay. Commonwealth Five Reigns Postage Stamp Catalogue. 14th ed. London: Bridger & Kay, Limited, 1980
    528 pp. 215 x 154 mm. Hard Bound in White Leatherette. No DJ issued. The last edition of this catalogue. Contains much information not in Stanley Gibbons’ catalogues.
  • Chakravarty, D. Know Your Stamps, 1988: Supplement for Stamps Issued during May ’87 – June ’91. Calcutta: The Author, 1991
    26 pp (numbered 177-202). 215 x 140 mm. Staple Bound without any covers. Price Rs. 15 on first page. No date but likely 1991.
  • ———. Know Your Stamps: Postage Stamps of India from 1852 to April, 1987. Calcutta: The Author, 1988
    (6) + 176 pp, (60) pp of plates bound in. 214 x 139 mm. Perfect Bound with Yellow Card Covers. Price Rs. 60.
  • Chandak, Kishore [Shrivallabh], and P[urushottam]. G[angadhar]. Bhargave. Catalogue of the Handstruck Postage Stamps of India 2016 Supplement. Solapur, Maharashtra: Kishore S. Chandak, 2016
    (8) + 24 pp. 222 x 144 mm. Staple Bound with White Card Covers. Signed by the authors on the title page.
  • Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle. List of Stamps (Year 1852 to 2007). Mumbai: Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Department of Posts, 2008
    80 pp. 210 x 139 mm. Staple Bound in Greenish Yellow Card Covers. Price Rs. 20 on back cover.
  • ———. List of Stamps (Year 1852 to 2012). Mumbai: Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Department of Posts, 2013
    92 pp. 212 x 138 mm. Staple Bound in Greenish Grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 50 on back cover. No date but likely 2013.
  • Cooper, Jal [Manekji]. A Priced Catalogue of India, Convention States, Burma & Pakistan Stamps. 5th ed. Bombay: India’s Stamp Journal, 1954
    61 pp + (1) p. 216 x 141 mm. Stapled with Light Grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 3 on title page.
  • ———. A Priced Catalogue of “Post-Independence” Indian Stamps (1947-1970). 5th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1971
    (2) p + 59 pp + (3) p. 242 x 187 mm. Perfect Bound with Yellow-Green Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on front cover.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps. 6th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1957
    71 pp + (3) p. 247 x 187 mm. Perfect Bound with Green Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on title page.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps. 7th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1959
    81 pp + (1) p. 245 x 188 mm. Perfect Bound with light Greenish-grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on title page.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps. 8th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1961
    72 pp. 247 x 188 mm. Perfect Bound with light Greenish-grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on front cover and title page.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps. 9th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1963
    84 pp. 247 x 186 mm. Perfect Bound with light Greenish-grey Card Covers. Price Rs. 10 on front cover and title page.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps. 12th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1967
    (2) p + 102 pp + (3) p. 244 x 185 mm. Perfect Bound with Turquoise-green Card Covers. Price Rs. 12 on front cover and title page.
  • ———. A Specialised Priced Catalogue of Indian Stamps (1852-1970). 13th ed. Bombay: The Author, 1971
    125 pp + (1) p. 245 x 186 mm. Perfect Bound with Blue-Green Card Covers. Price Rs. 18 on front cover and title page.
  • Department of Posts. India Postage Stamps 1947-1988. New Delhi: Department of Posts, 1989
    36 pp. 214 x 279 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Red Card Covers.
  • ———. India Postage Stamps 1947-1997. New Delhi: Department of Posts, 1997
    42 pp. 210 x 274 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Royal Blue Card Covers.
  • ———. India Postage Stamps 1947-2002. New Delhi: Department of Posts, 2002
    50 pp. 214 x 276 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Deep Rose-Red Card Covers. Price Rs. 40 on back cover.
  • Evans, Major E[dward]. B[enjamin]. The Philatelic Handbook. London: Stanley, Gibbons, and Co., 1885
    xi + 396 + (4) pp, the latter being advertisements. 186 x 126 mm. Hard Bound in Deep Blue Cloth with Marbled endpapers and edges and gilt lettering on covers and spine. No DJ issued. Crawford 111. Intended to be a substitute for a third edition of Pemberton’s The Stamp Collector’s Handbook published in 1878.
  • Gray, Dr. John Edward, and Overy Taylor. The Illustrated Catalogue of Postage Stamps for the Use of Collectors. 5th ed. Bath: Alfred Smith and Co., 1870
    xv + (1) + 210 pp. 170 x 113 mm. Privately Hard Bound in Black Leatherette with gilt lettering on covers. Missing the original card covers and pages i-iv. Crawford 147.
  • Gray, John Edward. A Hand Catalogue of Postage Stamps for the Use of Collectors. 1st ed. London: Robert Hardwicke, 1862
    xvi + 54 pp. 168 x 107 mm. Bound in Boards. Front Cover Missing. Crawford 147. Printed Dec 1862. Not illustrated. Contains the earliest philatelic bibliography; a list of 20 handbooks, catalogues, albums, and articles published till date (Ref. The Journal of the Philatelic Literature Society Vol V No. 2).
  • Gray, John Edward, and Overy Taylor. Dr. Gray’s Illustrated Catalogue of Postage Stamps. 6th ed. London & Bath: E. Marlborough and Co. & Alfred Smith and Co., 1875
    xv + (1) + 523 + (1) pp. 180 x 130 mm. Hard Bound (publisher’s binding) in Red Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Crawford 147. Originally published in 8 parts from Mar to Oct 1874.
  • Gupta, Dr. S[urendra]. P[rakash]. Dr. S. P. Gupta’s Specialised Handbook of Modern Indian Stamps: Compendium of Main Hand Book (1947 – 1982) and I, II, III, IV and V Supplements, (1983-85, 1986-1988, 1989-94, 1995-99 and 2000-2003). Meerut, UP, India: P.L. Gupta & Co., n.d.
    (4) + xvi + 770 + xi + (1) p + viii + (4) pp. 222 x 143 mm. Hard Bound in Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 1500. Originally issued in parts, this copy has been bound by the publisher/author.
  • Harry Burgess & Co. The I.N.S. Illustrated Priced Catalogue of the Stamps of the Indian Native States. Pembury, Kent: Harry Burgess & Co., n.d.
    82 + (2) pp. 188 x 121 mm. Staple Bound with Grey Card Covers. Price 7s 6d on front cover. No date but likely the 1950s.
  • Jain, Manik. 1976 Phila Catalogue of Indian Postal Stationery. First. Calcutta: Philatelia, 1976
    47 + (1) pp. 245 x 185 mm. Staple Bound in White Card Covers. Plastic DJ. Price Rs. 25/- on copyright page. Edition of 1000 copies.
  • Karnataka Postal Circle, India Post, T. Collectors Guide on Special Covers on Karnataka (1960-2014). Bangalore: Karnataka Postal Circle, India Post, 2015
    144 pp. 209 x 270 mm (oblong). Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued.
  • Kumar, Narendra. 2006 Hobby Junction. Indian Postage Stamp. Delhi: Eeshan Prakashan, 2006
    14 pp, including the back cover. Printed on one side only. 141 x 209 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 140 on back cover.
  • ———. 2007 Hobby Junction. Indian Postage Stamp. Delhi: Eeshan Prakashan, 2007
    14 pp including the back cover. Printed on one side only. 140 x 210 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 140 on back cover.
  • ———. 2008 Hobby Junction. Indian Postage Stamp. Delhi: Eeshan Prakashan, 2008
    16 + (1) pp, including the back cover. Printed on one side only. 140 x 210 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 150 on back cover. Copyright date mentioned as 2010 but likely an error.
  • ———. 2009 Hobby Junction. Indian Postage Stamp. Delhi: Eeshan Prakashan, 2009
    16 + (1) pp, including the back cover. Printed on one side only. 140 x 210 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 175 on back cover.
  • ———. 2010 Hobby Junction. Indian Postage Stamp. Delhi: Eeshan Prakashan, 2010
    21 pp, including the back cover. Printed on one side only. 141 x 210 mm (oblong). Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 175 on back cover.
  • Mathan, T., and N. Vignesh. Collector’s Guide on Special Covers of Tamil Nadu. Chennai: South India Philatelists’ Association, 2016
    (4) + 202 + (1) pp + (1) p. 208 x 276 mm (oblong). Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Price Rs. 800/- on copyright page. Signed by Vignesh on the title 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.
  • Moens, J[ean].-B[aptise]. [Philippe Constant]. Manuel Du Collectionneur De Timbres-Poste. 2nd ed. Brussels: Misonne Et Bonnet and The Author, 1862
    90 pp. 178 x 112 mm. Privately Hard Bound in Quarter Dark Green Cloth and Boards; originally issued in paper covers. Covers missing.
  • Pemberton, Edward L. The Stamp Collector’s Handbook. 2nd ed. Southampton & London: The Author & Stanley, Gibbons, & Co., 1878
    x + (2) + 340 pp. 188 x 128 mm. Hard Bound in Brown Cloth with gilt lettering on covers and spine. No DJ issued. Crawford 307.
  • Ray, Mrinal Kanti. Catalogue of Errors on Stamps of Modern India. Varanasi: Philastar Publications, 2014
    (8) + 143 + (1) pp. 236 x 176 mm. Perfect Bound with Multi-coloured Card Covers. Price Rs. 600 ($ 20) on back cover.
  • Shah, Arun Y., A. Mahalingeswar, and Mani M. Krishnan. Pocket Guide for Prices of Stamps of India 1852 – 1947. Bangalore: Philatelic Trade & Publications (Pvt.) Ltd., 1997
    36 pp. 133 x 101 mm. Staple Bound in Multi-coloured Card Covers.
  • Subramanian, L. V. Postage Stamps of India. Mysore: Mysore Philatelics, n.d.
    72 pp. 215 x 138 mm. Staple Bound with Light Yellow and Red Card Covers. No date but likely the 1990s.
  • ———. Supplement to Postage Stamps of India. Mysore: Mysore Philatelics, n.d.
    8 pp. 214 x 138 mm. Self-bound. No date but likely the 1990s.