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GBPS Books in order of publication date

From time to time, the GBPS publishes important reference works on aspects of GB philately (currently in 2021 works are in preparation). The list is given below in reverse order of publication date, most recent first – click on a link if available for more details of each work. Prices are given for those still in print: 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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Title and Author(s) Pages Date Price
The Mulready Postal Stationery
Alan Huggins and Alan Holyoake
216 2015 £40 £36
King George V Printing Plates: Stamping Department: Movement of Printing Plates for King George V Stamps 19111934
Douglas N. Muir
210 2015 £60 £54
English and Welsh Spoon Cancels 1853-70
Richard Arundel, revised by Russell Taylor
174 2015 £35 £31.50
Ocean Penny Postage
David Duncan Turner
416 2014 £70 £63
The Dollis Hill Find: Great Britain: Mechanisation of the Mail and Phosphor Trials on Wilding Portrait Stamps
Edward Klempka
42 2013 £20 £18
Uniform Penny Post: Handstruck Paid Postage Stamps of England and Wales 1840-1853
Steve Walker
32 2013 £15 £13.50
Brunswick Star Cancels
Richard Arundel, revised by Russell Taylor & Howard Hughes
45 2012 £15 £13.50
GB Surface Printed Postage Stamps 18551883
Bob Galland and Karl Louis
236 2009 £60 £54
Collect British Postal Stationery
Alan Huggins and Colin Baker
164 2007
Discovering Seahorses [reprinted 2008]
Bryan Kearsley
278 2005
The Line-Engraved Halfpenny
W. de L. M. Messenger
52 2005 £15 £13.50
The Post Office and the Colleges
Vincent West
76 2004 £20 £18
The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Peter Langmead and Alan Huggins
190 2003
Great Britain KGVI Low Value Definitive Stamps
Peter Worsfold
40 2001 £10 £9
'Rainbow Trials'
David Rowse
180 2000 £75 £67.50
Joshua Bacon 1790-1863
David Rowse
74 2000 £25 £22.50
GB Journal: Cumulative Index to Vols 2136 34 1998 £4 £3.60
King George V Stamps Issued in Rolls
Leslie Wilkinson
47 1998 £10 £9
British Stamp Booklets, Part 9: Appendix C, Addenda & Corrigenda and Index
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
18 1997 £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 7: Series 10 and Series 11
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
16 1993 £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 5: Series 7
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
20 1991 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 4: Series 6
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
28 1990 £4 £3.60
British Stamp Booklets, Part 3: Series 3, Series 4 and Series 5
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
28 1989 £4 £3.60
The Penny Lilac, Part 2
R. A. G. Lee
97 1989 £15 £13.50
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 1: History and Series 1 Trials
Jean Alexander & Leonard Newbery
20 1987 £4 £3.60
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 5, Die 1 Plates 176 to 204; Reserve Plates 1 to 6
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
136 1984
GB Journal: Cumulative Index to Vols 1120 32 1984 £3 £2.70
Cumulative Index to the British Philatelist
J. W. M. Stone
24 1983 £3 £2.70
The Newspaper & Almanac Stamps of Great Britain & Ireland
John H. Chandler & Harry Dagnall
302 1981
Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Marcus Samuel and Alan Huggins
254 1980 £40 £36
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 4, Die 1 Plates 132 to 175
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
154 1980
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 1, Die 1 Plates 1a to 45
(revised edition)
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
156 1979
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 3, Die 1 Plates 92 to 131
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
152 1976
GB Journal: Cumulative Index to Vols 110 32 1977 £3 £2.70
King Edward VIII
A. J. Kirk
31 1974 £5 £4.50
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 2, Die 1 Plates 46 to 91
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
153 1972
The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864: Vol. 1, Die 1 Plates 1a to 45
Roland Brown and Harold Fisher
156 1972
List of Books on the Postal History, Postmarks and Adhesive Postage and Revenue Stamps of Great Britain (2nd edition)
Arnold Strange
48 1971
British Postal Stationery [reprinted 1971]
Alan Huggins
188 1970
Queen Victoria: The Plating of the Half Penny 18871900
G. C. Akerman
81 1970
Index to principal plate varieties in one penny imperforate. Abstracted from the text of the third edition of The postage stamps of Great Britain, Part 1
compiled by G. C. Akerman
1968
Catalogue of Official Perfins; Section 1: Great Britain
Mary Thornton
16 1967
Late Fee and Too Late Stamps
W. G. Stitt Dibden
61 1966
List of Books on the Postal History, Postmarks and Adhesive Postage and Revenue Stamps of Great Britain (1st edition)
Arnold Strange
32 1964
The Penny Lilac, Part 1
R. A. G. Lee
71 1963
Great Britain Cracked Units
H. S. Doupé
125 1962
King George V: A Study of the Provisional Issues of 1934 and 1935
J. B. M. Stanton & K. G. Rushworth
32 1960
King Edward VIII
J. B. M. Stanton
13 1958