We have a fairly extensive library of books available.

This is a comprehensive list of the Club’s Holdings. The Books and items held in the Historical Collection are with Mike Lean, the Club Historian, and may be borrowed or viewed by contacting him on 07 5476 5946 or mikelean@dodo.com.au

If you are interested in borrowing the books or are seeking more information then please feel free to JOIN, contact us here, or use the message box below & we will pass on the details.

SUNSHINE COAST STAMP CLUB MASTER BOOKLIST

HISTORICAL COLLECTION

1.A Box File containing local covers with local PO Cancellation Date Stamps (CDS’s) on them.
2. A  2 ring binder containing duplicate sheets from the 2011 Postal History Display
3. A 4 ring binder containing the original sheets of the 2011 Postal History Display
4. A Display Binder of General Postal History items (non-local)
5. A Display Binder of Club History items.
6. A Display Binder of research items to be followed up.
7. A Display Binder of Local History Items (non-philatelic)
8. Two Display Binders of Local Postal History items.
9. A small collection of Australia Post  postcode books from 1988-1992
10.Some Club Year Books  1993, 95, 96, 98, 99.
11. Some  “On Approval”  newsletters for 1983-84. (Old Newsletter of Sunshine Coast Stamp Club)
12. One Lighthouse stamp album containing local CDS’s on stamps, extra CDS’s on paper, Framas, and some orphans including our “Pals” stamp, also some stamps of local historical interest.
13. One First Day Cover album with locally posted covers. local postmarks, some local FDCs, some other items of historical interest. (About 120 covers)
14. A small collection (11) of locally produced history books on Buderim, Yandina, Maroochdore, etc – not specifically philatelic, as detailed below.

  • Artists of Steel – Australian Stamp Engraving (Australia Post pamphlet)
  • Nambour – A Pictorial History 100 pages
  • Sunshine Coast – Our Heritage in Focus Photos 96 pages
  • Buderim Born 87 pages
  • Buderim 100 Years of Achievement 24 page p/back
  • Tauranga Mails NZ Post Offices of the Tauranga District 160 Pages
  • Sunshine Coast Heritage Vol 1 92 pages
  • John Low’s House and Family Yandina 46 pages
  • Wet Wednesday 22.6.1983 Photos 28 pages
  • A New Mail Centre for the Sunshine Coast 12 pages
  • Yandina and District –A Pictorial History 88 pages

 

THE GENERAL BOOK COLLECTION

To be useful these books have been arranged as much as possible by country. The letter “A” after a title indicates that it is held at Ken Briggs’s place, whilst “R” indicates that the item is held at the Red Cross Rooms in Nambour. Members may borrow these books by requesting them by email from the Club Historian <mikelean@dodo.com.au>, or by making a request at any of the Club’s monthly meetings.

AUSTRALIA

Postal Pioneers – A History of Post Offices in Queensland A
Early Queensland Postal Development – Brian Berry A
Australian Registration Labels – Bazelmans A
Australian Postage Meters – Into the new Century – Richard Peck A
The Grierson Smith Collection of George V Heads – Auction Catalogue A
Sydpex 88 Catalogue A
Handbook of Australian Machine Cancellations (IN German) C 1977? A
Australia Post – The Early Federal Period 1901 – 1912/13 A
Auspex 84 Official Catalogue A
Australia Post – Definitive Stamps of QE11 1952 – 65 A
The Chapman Collection of Australian Commemorative Stamps R
Catalogue of Austrian Postmarks 1990 R
Australian Postcard Catalogue 1984 – Paul Kornan R
Commemorative Stamps Of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth 2nd 1960-85 R
Commemorative Stamps Of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth 2nd  1952-1958 R
The Personal Touch – South Australian Postal History to 1986 R
Australian Commemorative and Airmail Stamps 1927 -1951  APO R
The Definitive Stamps of the reign of QE 2 1952-1965 APO R
List of Australian Post and Telegraph Offices 1969 APO R
Australia Air Mail Catalogue – Nelson Eustis 1997 R
The Australian Philatelist Vol 1 No 1 1987 R
Collecting Australian Postcards – Nick Vukovic 1983 R
Cinderella Stamp Club of Australasia Magazine 7 issues 2003-2004 R
Stuck on History – The Story of Australia in Stamps – Chris Miles R
Queensland Post Codes 2000 APO R
Binder of Material on Australian stamps of George V era; origin uncertain. R
History of the Post Office and The Issue of Postage Stamps in NSW 1890 R
Photocopied Listing of QPC Library and subscription holdings. R
Stamp News – The Arthur Gray Sale R
Mowbrays Auction Catalogue – Lionheart Collection 2008 R
Mossgreen Auction Catalogue – Part 2 of Arthur Gray Collection R
Shreeves Philatelic Gallery NY – Catalogue of Private Collection Sale of Arthur Gray Collection. R
The Scenic Letter Cards of Australia 1911-24 – Allan Leith R

UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND

British Stamp Booklets – Part 9 Alexander & Newberry A
Irish Slogan Postmarks 1918-1938 – James MacKay A
Scotts 1985 Standard Catalogue – USA, Canada, Gt. Britain, Br Commonwealth, United Nations. A
Specialised Machins – Alan Wilson – ND A
British Stamp Booklets – 1992 A
Special Event Postmarks of the UK Vol 111 – 1984-1993 Also 2nd Vol 4th Edition to 1962 A
Gibbons GB Concise Catalogue – 1986 A
British Stamp Booklets GBPS – 1993, 1994, 1988, 1987, 1990 (5 vols) A
Slogan Postmarks of the Nineties 1990-1994 – Parsons, Peachey & Pearson A
The Middlewich Letters – Carriers on the Trent and Mersey Canal 1846 – Graham Moss R
Slogan Postmarks of the UK, includes 1st and 4th Supplements 1970 – Parsons, Peachy & Pearson R
Special Event Postmarks of the UK – George Pearson R

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH

Bahamas and Jamaica Postal Stationery – British Caribbean Philatelic Journal A
New Zealand Postal Stationery Catalogue 1976 – Postcards – R D Samuel A
New Zealand Stamps Catalogue 1986-87 A
The Postal Stationery of South Africa – 1998 A
Canadian Meter Postage Stamp Catalogue – Ross Irwin – 1972 A
De Rooy Hali Booklet Catalogue Canada 1981-82 A
Webbs Postal Stationery of Canada and Newfoundland – 1988 A
The Post office in Barbados – Herbert Bayley C 1940 A
Commonwealth Catalogue of Queen Elizabeth Stamps 1959 – Commonwealth Stamp Co.(Damaged Copy) A
SG Cat Part 1 Britis C’wealth 1963 A
Franklin’s Guide to the Stamps of PNG 1970 A
Postal History of Jamaica 1662 – 1860 – Thomas Foster – A
Postal Meter Stamps – Trinidad & Tobago RG Wike 1979 A
Scott’s Specialised catalogue of Canadian Stamps 1987 Colour Edition A
The Postal Stationery of Burma and Myanmar 1948-1997 – Richard Warren R
Postage Stamp & Postage History Catalogue of Hong Kong 1983 N.C. Yang A
A Guide to the Postal Stationery of India 1856 – 1977 Vol 1 1978 R

EUROPE

Stanley Gibbons 1971 Germany and German Colonies A
Stanley Gibbons 1971  Switzerland & Liechenstein A
The Danube Steam Navigation Company – Hurt &Kelly 1950 A
Catalogue of Postmarks – Switzerland and Liechenstein  1998 A
Michel German Catalogue 1985-86 (In German) A
Cover Illustrations of Swedish Stamp Booklets 1904-1979; and also 2nd Vol 1980-1994 A
2 Vols Swedish Thematic Cancellations 1960 -1972 A
Denmark Stamp Booklets Catalogue – Rob Boom 1980 A
Cat. Of USSR postmarks 1973-1976 (In Russian) A
Soviet Postal Stationery 1953- 1977 Coerts & Nizova A
Polish Stamp Catalogue, Vol 5 Warsaw 1973 (in Polish) A
SG Cat Part 2 1966 Europe and Colonies A
Polish Special Postmarks Catalogue – Grimlisk & Kwiatkowski – to 1936 also 2nd Vol  to 1947 A
Handbook of German Machine Cancellations (IN German) C 1977? A
Handbook of Swiss Machine Cancellations (IN German) C 1977?
Swedish Thematic Cancellations 1866-1959 A
Catalogue of Italian Postal Stationery 1991 A
Gewzendam’s Catalog of Netherlands an d Colonies Stamps etc. 1984 A
Stanley Gibbons Simplified Catalogue of Western Europe 2005 R
Gibbons Cat. Part 15  1971 Portugal A
Catalogue of Netherlands Stamp Booklets 1994 R

AFRICA

Yvert et Tellier Catalogue 1997 Vol 2 – Stamps from Independent African Countries; Cambodia, Laos, Vanuatu & Vietnam (in French) A
Belgian Congo – Mailboat Steamers on Rivers and Lakes 1896-1940 Postal History & CDS A
SG Cat Pt 12 Africa Since Independence A-E 1980 A
Ethiopia – Postal Stationery – Airmail Flights to 1934 – Norman Cape A
SG 1951 Cat. Foreign Countries – Africa, Asia and America A

ASIA

Yvert et Tellier Catalogue 1997 Vol 2 – Stamps from Independent African Countries; Cambodia, Laos, Vanuatu & Vietnam (in French) A
SG 1951 Cat. Foreign Countries – Africa, Asia and America A
Korean Stamp Catalogue 2001(Korean, some English) A
Catalogue  from 4th International Asian Philatelic Exhibition – (Mainly Thai) A
Philippine Postal catalogue Republic Period 1946 -1990 A
Vietnam Postage stamp Catalogue 1945 -1996 A
Vietnam Postage stamp Catalogue 1997 – 2004 A
Stamp Booklets Catalogue – Indo China and Various ND A

THE AMERICAS

SG 1951 Cat. Foreign Countries – Africa, Asia and America A
Gibbons Cat. Part 15 Central America – 1980 A
Gibbons Cat. Part 15  South America A
100 Trivia Quizzes for Stamp Collectors American PS 1982 A
SG Cat USA 7 Posessions 1971 A

THEMATICS

Japanese Catalogue of Advertising Thematics  ND A
Handbook of Golf Slogan Meter Stamps – Patricia Loehr A
Thematica 99 British National Thematic Exhibition Catalogue A
Folder of Thematic Booklets – The Nude, Waterfalls, Writing, Feathered Friends A
Introducing Thematic Collecting – Alma Lee A
SG Collect Ships on Stamps – 1993 A
Themescene Magazine of British Thematic Assoc. December 2000 A
Stamps which Honour and Aid the Blind  1996 Stuckey & Ors. A
Sight – Photocopy of a thematic display – Joan Orr R
Coconuts – Photocopy of a thematic display – Phil Stager R
Bamboo – Photocopy of a thematic display – Phil Stager R
Collect Birds on Stamps – Stanley Gibbons 1992 R
8 Uniform Books of Thematic(?) Japanese Stamps (In Japanese) A

MISCELLANEOUS

Harris’s Meter Postage Stamp Catalogue – 1st Ed 1935 A
International Catalogue of Stamp Booklets 1985-1986 A
The Collectors’ Guide to Postal Stationery – Van Gelder 1997 A
International Directory – Stamp Issuing Authorities, Phil. Publications, Leading Stamp Dealers ND A
A Guide to National Stamp Exhibitions – Patricia Capill 1982 A
Tarapex 86 New Plymouth Ex Catalogue A
Autumn Stampex 1991 Catalogue A
Manual of Philatelic Judging American PS 1990 A
SG Stamp Collecting – How to Start  James Watson 1995 A
Techniques of Philately L&M Williams 1969 A
Caring for Your Stamp Collection Australia Post 1990 A
All Colour Book of Stamps – Chapman and Baker R
Booklets International 1996/97 R
Stanley Gibbons Simplified Catalogue Stamps of the World Vol 5 S-Z 2006 R
SG Overseas Cats. 1, 2, 3, 4 A-C, D-J,  K-O, P-Z A
SG Simplified Cat 2004 Vols A-D, S-Z A

Sunshine Coast Stamp Club Historical Collection

 

A Box File containing local covers with local PO  Cancellation Date Stamps (CDS’s) on them.
A  2 ring binder containing duplicate sheets from the 2011 Postal History Display
A 4 ring binder containing the original sheets of the 2011 Postal History Display
A Display Binder of General Postal History items (non-local)
A Display Binder of Club History items.
A Display Binder of research items to be followed up.
A Display Binder of Local History Items (non-philatelic)
Two Display Binders of Local Postal History items.
A small collection of Australia Post  postcode books from 1988-1992
Some Club Year Books  1993, 95, 96, 98, 99.
Some  “On Approval”  newsletters for 1983-84. (Old Newsletter of Sunshine Coast Stamp Club)
One Lighthouse stamp album containing local CDS’s on stamps, extra CDS’s on paper, Framas, and some orphans including our “Pals” stamp,
also some stamps of local historical interest.
One First Day Cover album with locally posted covers. local postmarks, some local FDCs, some other items of historical interest. (About 120 covers)
A small collection (8) of locally produced history books on Buderim, Yandina, Maroochdore, etc – not specifically philatelic.Artists of Steel – Australian Stamp Engraving (Australia Post pamphlet)
Nambour – A Pictorial History 100 pages
Sunshine Coast – Our Heritage in Focus Photos 96 pages
Buderim Born 87 pages
Buderim 100 Years of Achievement 24 page p/back
Tauranga Mails NZ Post Offices of the Tauranga District 160 Pages
Sunshine Coast Heritage Vol 1 92 pages
John Low’s House and Family Yandina 46 pages
Wet Wednesday 22.6.1983 Photos 28 pages
A New Mail Centre for the Sunshine Coast  12 pages
Yandina and District –A Pictorial History 88 pages

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