Materials from the Postmaster General's Collection


Stamp Collecting

Links to Related Web Resources

Bibliography and Related Materials

The National Postal Museum Shop has a wealth of books on US stamps and stamp collecting. Products on sale that are related to this exhibition.

To learn more, also consult these books and other resources:

Annual publications on stamps

Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps. Washington, D.C.: United States Postal Service.

Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. New York: Scott Publishing Company.

U.S. Stamp Yearbook. Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News.

Other books on stamps, collecting, and printing

George Amick, Jenny! Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, 1986.

George Brett, The Giori Press. West Somerville, Mass.: Bureau Issues Association, 1961.

George Brett, Printing Methods and Techniques. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University, 1985.

Joe Brockert, Basic Knowledge for the Stamp Collector. Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, 1978.

Donald B. Holmes, Air Mail: An Illustrated History. New York: C.N. Potter, distributed by Crown Publishers, 1981.

A Jenny Class Reunion. Washington, D.C.: National Postal Museum, 1996.

Steven J. Rod, Introduction to Stamp Collecting. Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News, 1990.

L.N. Williams, Fundamentals of Philately. State College, Pa.: American Philatelic Society, 1990.

Related articles

Belmont Faries, “Twin Space Stamps,” New Orleans Collector, May 1971.

Rodney Juell, “Encyclopedia of US Stamp Collecting: Bureau of Engraving and Printing,” The United States Specialist, May 2004.

‘Top Secret’ Stamp Issued, Washington Post, February 21, 1962.