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Bibliography and Related Materials

  • The National Postal Museum Store has a wealth of books on US stamps and stamp collecting. Products on sale that are related to this exhibition include the booklet A Jenny Class Reunion.
  • 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.