Glimpses of Modern Indian Philately

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Literature on Indian Philately

Sr. No.
Title
Author/Publisher
1
"Azad Hind" and "Chalo Delhi" Stamps
Herbert A. Friedman
2
A Guide to Postal Stationery of India Vol. I, II, III, IV
Derek Lang
3
A Guide to Modern Indian Postal Stationery, Vol. I (Envelopes) 2003
Prashant H. Pandya
4
A Hand Book on Gwalior Postal History & Stamps
Prof. V. K. Gupta
5
A history of wreck covers
Adrian Hopkins
6
A set of nine coloured plates for the plating of Half Anna and One Anna lithographed stamps
A. E. Stewart
7
A specialised catalogue of Postal Stationary of Cochin, Travancore and Travancore Cochin
P. Wells
8
A specialised priced catalogue of Indian Rocket Mails, Stamps and Vignettes
Jal Cooper
9
A specialised priced catalogue of Post Independence Indian stamps
Jal Cooper
10
A Study of East India Half Anna Stamps
Dr. Akshay Y. Kantharia
11
Airgraphs and V. Mail catalogue
J. Stephen
12
Ajmer Postal History (1820-1947)
J. M. Dhor & T. C. Ranjan
13
Album Weeds - How to detect forged stamps. Part IV (India through Luxembourg)
Reverend R. B. Earee
14
Alwar
R. J. Benns
15
An Introduction to India used Abroad
V. S. Dastur
16
An outline - Postal History of Hyderabad (1724-1950)
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
17
An outline of Postal History and Practice
I. G. H. Hamilton
18
Army Post Offices and Philately
Brig. D. S. Virk
19
Bahawalpur - Silver Jubilee 1949
Official Brochure
20
Bamra
R. J. Benns
21
Bhopal
Dr. D. Owen Davies



22
Bhopal - Notes on plating and primitives
J. Barefoot
23
Bibliography - Indian Philately
Philatelic Congress of India
24
Bombay G. P. O. (Early Postal History of Bombay Presidency)
M. M. Inamdar
25
British Commonwealth Revenues
J. Barefoot & A. Hall
26
British Indian Adhesive stamps (Queen's Head) surcharged for Native States
C. Stewart Wilson & B. Gordon Jones
27
British Indian Adhesive stamps surcharged for Native States, (Part. I -Chamba, Faridkot, & Gwalior, Part. II - Jind Nabha & Patiala)
C. Stewart Wilson
28
British Indian Stamps used abroad
W. Renouf
29
British Maritime Postal History, Vol.I : The P & O Bombay & Australian lines
R. Kirk
30
Bundi - The scared cows 1915 - 1941
H. N. Burgess and C. T. Sturton
31
Catalogue De Timbres Fiscaux
A. Forbin
32
Catalogue of the Royal Philatelic collection - British Asia
Sir John Wilson
33
Cochin Postmarks and Cancellations
G. B. Pai
34
Companion to the Handstruck Postage Stamp of India
D. Hammond Giles
35
Dead Letter Offices
G. B. Pai
36
Early Indian Cancellations
Jal Cooper
37
Early Indian Cancellations & Post Marks 1852-1884
W. Renouf
38
Encyclopedia of Indian Postal Stationery
Manik Jain
39
Essays of the Indian Provisionals of 1925
D. H. Giles
40
Evolution of Postal communication and Administration (1748-1941)
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
41
First issued stamps of British India of 1854-55
E. D. Bacon
42
Fiscal stamps of the British Colonies
W. Morley
43
From the Diary of Stephen H. Smith
D. N. Jatia
44
History of Indian Post Office
Anand Gopal Sen (1975)
45
History of Indian Post Office - The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Postcards and Telegraph Stamps of British India and Ceylon
Royal Philatelic Society, London (1892)
46
History of Postal Administration in Hyderabad, Vol.I
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
47
History of the Indian Army Postal Service Vol.II(1914-31)
E. B. Proud
48
Hyderabad : Issue of September 1902 - 1/4 anna blue
Alexander Holland
49
Hyderabad Philatelic History
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
50
India - Punches, Dies and Plates
Derek Lang
51
India - U. K. Mails
Col. C. N. M. Blair
52
India 1854, the identification of the Essays, Proofs and Reprints
J. A. Spence
53
India registration markings
R. S. Nuttal
54
India Traveling Post Offices 1864-1891
Robson Lowe
55
India used Abroad
Jal Cooper
56
India used Abroad
V. S. Dastur
57
India used in Burma
Jal Cooper
58
Indian Airways Part I, II, & III
Stephen H. Smith
59
Indian Army Post Offices - Locations & Movements 1939-1947
Brig. D. S. Virk
60
Indian Army Post Offices in the Second World War
Brig. D. S. Virk
61
Indian Field Post Offices 1903-04
Robson Lowe
62
Indian Postal History 1873-1923
Brig. D. S. Virk
63
Indian Telegraphs (1851-1914)
Dhananjay Desai & Ilyas Patel
64
Indian Thematica

65
Indian Traveling Post Offices 1864-1891
Col. D. R. Martin
66
Indische Staaten 1. Bahawalpur 2. Die staaten Von Malwa : Dhar
Peter Rover
67
Issues of East India Company
W. Harold, S. Cheavin
68
Know Your Stamps
Hobby Publications
69
Madras G. P. O. (Early Postal History of Madras Presidency)
M. M. Inamdar
70
Meter stamp of the Indian Sub-Continent
John C. Mann
71
Nizam - British relations in Postal communication and Administration (1748-1941)
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
72
Notes for the Indian Stamp Collector
Vishnu S. Saksena
73
Notes on Stamps of Bhopal
G. A. Anderson
74
Notes on the De La Rue Series of Stamps of India
J. A. Tilleard (R.P.S.)
75
Numbers in Early Indian Cancellations 1855-1884
D. R. Martin
76
Overseas letter postage from India 1854-1876
D. R. Martin and Neil Blair
77
Paquebot cancellations of the world
R. Hosking
78
Patiala: The pre-adhesive seal
D. C. Padgham
79
Phila catalogue of Indian Postal Stationary
Manik Jain
80
Phila-India catalogue of India 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1982, 1986, 2000, 2002
Manik Jain
81
Plate and Watermark varieties of "2" Adult Education Definitive
S. P. Bansal
82
Plate Flaws in "15" Agricultural Technology India Definitive Stamp
S. P. Bansal
83
Postage and Telegraph Stamps of British India
L. L. R. Hausburg, C. Stewart Wilson and C. S. F. Crifton
84
Postage stamp booklets of India & States
H. R. Work
85
Postal Censorship in India 1939-1945
Brig. D. S. Virk
86
Postal communications in India 1773-1834
B. B. Mishra
87
Priced catalogue of Postal Stationary of the World, Sec.9
Higgins & Gage
88
Priced guide to the 1881-1981 Native issue
George Alevizos
89
Registration Receipts and Acknowledgement Forms of The Indian Post Office
Col. L. G. Shenoi
90
Slogans and Special Postmarks of India
Ashok Kumar Bayanwala
91
Specialised catalogue of Early India Lithographs 1854-55
L. E. Dawson & E. A. Smythies
92
Specialised catalogue of Modern Indian Stamps
Dr. S. P. Gupta
93
Specimen Stamps of British India
Marcus Samuel
94
Stamps & History of Republic of India
Usha Chatterjee and Jean Gabriel Zannetta
95
Stamps of Cochin
S. P. Luiz
96
Stamps of India
Jal Cooper
97
Stamps of Jammu & Kashmir
Dr. Frits Staal
98
Story of the Indian Post Offices
Mulk Raj Anand
99
Telegraph & Telephone stamps of the World
Dr. S. E. R. Hisococks
100
The Adhesive Fiscal and Telegraph stamps of British India
C. S. F. Crofton & W. Corfield
101
The Court Fee & Revenue stamps of the Princely States of India
Adolph Koeppel & Raymond D. Manners
102
The De La Rue History of British & Foreign postage stamps 1855-1901

103
The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol.III (The Empire in Asia)
Robson Lowe
104
The Four-Annas Lithographed Stamps of India 1854-55
E. A. Smythies and D. R. Martin
105
The Half-Anna Lithographed Stamps of India 1854-55
E. A. Smythies and D. R. Martin
106
The Handstruck Postage Stamps of the Empire (1661-1900)
Robson Lowe
107
The Hyderabad stamps manual
H. C. H. Armstead
108
The Imperial Post Offices of British India
Mohini Lal Mazumdar
109
The Indian Convention States Postal Stationary (Postcards and Envelopes)
A. J. M. Meadows
110
The Indore State Hand Book (The Postal History of Indore State from 1829-1950)
N. J. Harkawat
111
The One Anna and Two Annas Postage Stamps of India 1854-55
L. E. Dawson
112
The overland mail : A study of the Mail Routes of India
J. K. Sidebottom
113
The Paquebots of Asia
Edwin Dechesel
114
The Philatelic & Postal History of Hyderabad, Vol. II on Postal markings
Dr. M. A. Nayeem
115
The Post Offices of India and it's story
Geoffrey Clarke
116
The postage stamps of Jaipur
J. R. M. Albercht
117
The postage stamps of Jammu & Kashmir simplified
L. E. Dawson & E. A. Smythies
118
The postal history of Bussahir
R. Bareman
119
The Postal History of the Forwarding Agents
Kenneth Rowe
120
The Postal History of Zamindari Dawk (1707-1906)
Mohini Lal Mazumdar
121
The Postmarks of Hyderabad
Mohammad Ashraf
122
The Silver Key to the Golden Treasure of Indian Philately
Manik Jain & S. B. Kothari
123
The stamps of Jammu & Kashmir
A. J. Sefi & C. H. Mortimer
124
The stamps of Jammu & Kashmir, Part I and Part II
D. P. Masson
125
The Story of Indian Post Office
Mulk Raj Anand
126
The Travancore Anchal
Dr. N. S. Moss
127
Zivil Zensur in British Indian 1939 bis 1945
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