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Leonard H. Hartmann

Quarterman Publications

Since 1974 Quarterman Publications has been a quality publisher of philatelic reprints however they have also published several fine original works. The Quarterman 1976 edition of Postal History of Yukon Territory Canada by Woodall is a completely new book as is the 1996 Kay & Smith Pennsylvania. We stock both the in-print editions from the publisher and the op ones as best we can.

Printing Postage Stamps by Line Engraving by James Baxter 1982 reprint of 1939 book, 164 pages, cloth, $30.00

The First Hundred Years of US Territorial Postmarks 1787-1887 by Dr. Carroll Chase & Richard Mc P. Cabeen 1980 reprint of 1950 book, 341 pages, cloth, $40.00

The 3 Stamp of the U.S., 1851-57 by Dr. Carroll L. Chase 1976 corrected 1942 edition in the format of the 1929 edition, out of print

The Postage Stamps of the United States by John N. Luff Prior to Brookman this was THE basic U.S. work and is still of value.


U.S. Postage Stamps 1902 - 1935 by Max G. Johl Reprint contains most of Vol. 1 revised and Vol. 3 of the above. 1976, 566 pages, cloth, back in print, $85.00

American Philatelic Miscellany By Susan M. McDonald Reprint of all U.S. articles from the STAMP SPECIALIST, most useful. 1976, 569 pages, cloth, out of print but often in stock at, $45.00

Boston Revenue Book A Historical Reference List of the Revenue Stamps of the U.S. including the Private Die Proprietary Stamps by Toppan, Deats and Holland 1980 reprint of 1899 book, 423 pages, cloth, out of print, limited stock $95.00

Revenue Unit Columns from The American Philatelist A reprint of the Revenue Unit columns that appeared in the AP from 1928 to 1942 by Beverly King, Justin Bacharach & George Turner 1981, 237 pages, cloth, $35.00

Patent Medicine Tax Stamps, A History of the Firms Using United States Private Die Proprietary Medicine Tax Stamps by Henry W. Holcombe 1976, 604+25 pages, cloth, out of print, enquire

Surveys of the Confederate Postmaster's Provisionals by F. J. Crown Jr. A reprint compendium of Charles Phillips' articles from the 1930's and the Hart ones from the 1950's, illustrations added, the Crown Georgia Survey, etc. A major item for the CSA student and collector. 1984, 742 pages, cloth, edition 550, $95.00

Confederate Postal History, An Anthologyof articles from The Stamp Specialist edited by Francis J. Crown, Jr., 1976, 313 pages, out of print

Register of the Confederate Dept by Raphael P. Thian, A register of the signers of CSA government notes by series and serial numbers for both the Treasurer and the Register.A detailed 17 page foreword 17 by Douglas B. Ball. 1972 reprint of 1880 book, 190 + 19 pages, cloth, long out of print, limited stock, $175.00

History of Letter Post Communication Between the U.S. and Europe, 1845-1875 by George E. Hargest

Postal Markings by Harry M. Konwiser A reprint of Konwiser's "Postal Markings" columns from STAMPS magazine from 1933 through 1954. A fascinating "source" book for study as much of this has not been examined in years. 1980, 762 pages, cloth, $62.50

Cyclopedia of U.S. Postmarks and Postal History by Delf Norona 1975 reprint of 1933 and 1935 books, 405 pages, cloth, out of print but often in stock at $50.00

Gold Rush Steamers of the Pacific by Ernest A. Wiltsee 1976 reprint of 1938 book, 496 pages, 90 new philatelic photographs, $55.00

California, Pioneer Miner and the Pack Mule Express by E. A. Wiltsee, 1976 reprint of 1931 book, 160 pages, cloth, map in pocket, $45.00

California, The Overland Mail, 1849-1869 by Le Roy R. Hafen 1977 reprint of 1926 book, 361 pages, cloth

Maine Postal History and Postmarks by Sterling T. Dow Several Maine articles by Dow have been added to the reprint. 1976 reprint of 1943 book, 256 pages, cloth, $45.00

New Jersey Postal History by J. L. Kay & C. M. Smith Jr 1977, 199 pages, cloth, $30.00

Pennsylvania, Postal History by John L. Kay and Chester M. Smith Jr. Pennsylvania Postal History, The First Post Offices and First Postmasters from 1775 to 1994 by John L. Kay and Chester M. Smith Jr. 1976, 574 pages, cloth, out of print, 1996, 630+14 pages, cloth, $85.00

Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada by Winthrop S. Boggs About 200 pages of reference data have been left out of the 1975 reprint edition. 1975, reprint of 1946 work, 624 pages, cloth, $105.00

Canadian Postage Stamps and Stationery by Clifton A. Howes 1974 reprint of 1911 book, 301 pages, cloth, out of print often available at $50.00

Postal History of Yukon Territory Canada by Robert G. Woodall A completely new book, much expanded from the 1st editon that appeared in 1964. 1976, 267 pages, cloth $52.50

Postage Stamps of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia by N. Argenti 1976 reprint of 1962 book, 223 pages, cloth, out of print

The Colonial Postal System and Postage Stamps of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1849-1871 by Alfred S. Deaville 1980 reprint of 1928 book, 211 pages + 14 plates, $45.00

Postage Stamps of Japan and Dependencies by T. Woodward

Japanese Post Offices in China and Manchuria by John Mosher 1978, 225+ pages, cloth with dj, limited stock, $135.00

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