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GBPS Books in print

From time to time, the GBPS publishes important reference works on aspects of GB philately. These can be obtained directly from us or via the usual retail channels for philatelic literature. Those currently available are listed below (click on a link for more details of each work). GBPS members are entitled to a discount of 10% for one copy of any of these publications. See the orders page for details of methods of payment and postage and packing costs.

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Queen Victoria

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
'Rainbow Trials'
David Rowse
180 2000 £75 £67.50
Joshua Bacon 1790-1863
David Rowse
74 2000 £25 £22.50
The Line-Engraved Halfpenny
W. de L. M. Messenger
52 2005 £15 £13.50
GB Surface Printed Postage Stamps 18551883
Bob Galland and Karl Louis
236 2009 £60 £54
The Penny Lilac, Part 2
R. A. G. Lee
97 1989 £15 £13.50

Four Kings

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
King George V Printing Plates: Stamping Department: Movement of Printing Plates for King George V Stamps 19111934
Douglas N. Muir
210 2015 £60 £54
King George V Stamps Issued in Rolls
Leslie Wilkinson
47 1998 £10 £9
King Edward VIII
A. J. Kirk
31 1974 £5 £4.50
Great Britain KGVI Low Value Definitive Stamps
Peter Worsfold
40 2001 £10 £9

Queen Elizabeth II

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
The Dollis Hill Find: Great Britain: Mechanisation of the Mail and Phosphor Trials on Wilding Portrait Stamps
Edward Klempka
42 2013 £20 £18

Postmarks and Postal History

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
Uniform Penny Post: Handstruck Paid Postage Stamps of England and Wales 1840-1853
Steve Walker
32 2013 £15 £13.50
English and Welsh Spoon Cancels 1853-70
Richard Arundel, revised by Russell Taylor
174 2015 £35 £31.50
Brunswick Star Cancels
Richard Arundel, revised by Russell Taylor & Howard Hughes
45 2012 £15 £13.50
Ocean Penny Postage
David Duncan Turner
416 2014 £70 £63

Booklets

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
British Stamp Booklets, Part 1: History and Series 1 Trials
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
20 1987 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 2: Series 1, Series 2 Trials and Series 2
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
16 1988 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 3: Series 3, Series 4 and Series 5
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
28 1989 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 4: Series 6
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
28 1990 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 5: Series 7
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
20 1991 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 6: Series 8 and Series 9
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
24 1992 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 7: Series 10 and Series 11
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
16 1993 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 8: Appendix A and Appendix B
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
24 1994 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 9: Appendix C, Addenda & Corrigenda and Index
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
18 1997 £4 £3.60
Complete set (all 9 parts) 194 1987‑97 £30 £27

Postal Stationery

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
The Mulready Postal Stationery
Alan Huggins and Alan Holyoake
216 2015 £40 £36

Special Categories

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Marcus Samuel and Alan Huggins
254 1980 £40 £36
The Post Office and the Colleges
Vincent West
76 2004 £20 £18
Cumulative Index to the British Philatelist
J. W. M. Stone
24 1983 £3 £2.70

The GB Journal

Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
Back numbers (subject to availability) (each) £4 £3.60
Cumulative Index to Vols 110 32 1977 £3 £2.70
Cumulative Index to Vols 1120 32 1984 £3 £2.70
Cumulative Index to Vols 2136 34 1998 £4 £3.60
Combined offer of first two indexes 64 1977‑84 £5 £4.50
Combined offer of all three indexes 98 1977‑98 £8 £7.20