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Catalogues and Handbooks

The following can be obtained from World Poster Stamps, PO Box 13, Alton, Hants, GU34 4DW, UK. All prices apply only to the UK and are inclusive of postage and packing. Please include your cheque for the full amount payable in £ Sterling (GBP).

US residents can obtain these items from PO Box 30, Fishkill, NY 12524.

Click here for a schedule of catalogues to be issued in the next few years.

1. Books by Charles Kiddle

Trains (an introduction to poster stamps) by Charles Kiddle (1999). This 40 page catalogue was produced in conjunction with the UK's TRAINS 1999 International Stamp Exhibition at Wembley. In addition to an introduction to poster stamps, the catalogue includes 23 full colour pages of 100s of poster stamps, in full size, depicting trains or a trains-related topic. A 'check list' is also enclosed to aid the collecting of these poster stamps. Price £20.

Owls (the story of poster stamps) by Charles Kiddle (1998). This 38+ page catalogue was produced for the UK's 1998 BIRDPEX exhibition. All poster stamps depicting owls (known to the author) are illustrated in colour and a convenient 'check list' is included for ease of reference. The text explains the story of poster stamps. Price £30.

Ludwig Hohlwein the poster stamps by Charles Kiddle (1999). This is a 64 A4 page, perfect bound full colour catalogue, illustrating in full size the known 192 poster stamps of the "king of posters". Each has a translation of the text in English and each has a 'Rarity' indicated. It is the definitive work of this aspect of the most famous of all the German graphic artists. Price £25.

The poster stamps of the Paris Universal Exposition 1900 by Charles Kiddle (2000). Every known poster stamp is identified and illustrated in colour. 155+ A4 pages, 60+ in full colour. All poster stamps are illustrated in full size. Price £48.

Tennis the poster stamps by Charles Kiddle (2000). 42 A4 pages. Every known poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour (36 pages). Price £28.

Bicycles (of the World excluding Germany) the poster stamps by Charles Kiddle (2001). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour. 72 A4 pages, 62 in colour. Price £46.

Bicycles (Germany) the poster stamps by Charles Kiddle (2001). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size & in colour. 60 A4 pages, 54 in colour. Price £43.

BICYCLES : WORLD : 2011 POSTER STAMPS never before listed by Charles Kiddle (2011). All poster stamps are illustrated in colour and at full size. 85 pages in colour. Price £35 (post free in the UK).

Kurt Böttcher the poster stamps 1912 - 1914 by Charles Kiddle (2001). Every non ship poster stamp is detailed & illustrated at full size & in colour. 75 A4 pages, 51 in colour. Price £30.

Kurt Böttcher SHIPS poster stamps (1912 - 1914) by Charles Kiddle (2001). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size & in colour. 66 A4 pages, 29 in colour. Price £20.

Cars (Germany) by Charles Kiddle (2002). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size & in colour. 123 pages, 108 in colour. Price £48.

Cars (World) except Germany and the USA by Charles Kiddle (2003). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size & in colour.

  • Volume I Austria to Holland 74 pages, 61 in colour. Price £35.
  • Volume II Italy to UK, etc. including a Germany update 80 pages, 67 in colour. Price £40.

CARS : WORLD : 2011 POSTER STAMPS never before listed by Charles Kiddle (2011). All poster stamps are illustrated in colour and at full size. 104 pages in colour. Price £42 (post free in the UK).

Andreassen & Lachmann - the numbered poster stamps : 1-299; 380-599; 1,000-1,059 by Charles Kiddle (2002). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour. 140+ A4 pages, 65 in colour. Price £38.

Andreassen & Lachmann - the numbered "Coats of Arms" poster stamps : 300-379 by Charles Kiddle (2002). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour. 60 A4 pages, 20 in colour. Price £15.

The Top Twenty Graphic Artist by Charles Kiddle (2003). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size & in colour.

  • Volume I Bernard to Lübbert, including a Hohlwein 'update' 155 pages, 71 in colour. Price £45.
  • Volume II Maga to Wolff 146 pages, 64 in colour. Price £43.

The World's Fair: St Louis 1904 by Charles Kiddle (2003). Every known poster stamp is identified and illustrated in full size and in colour. 84 pages, 47 in colour. Price £35.

Photography (not cinema) by Charles Kiddle (2004). Every known poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour. 159 pages, 93 in colour. Price £49.

German Aviation : German Aircraft by Charles Kiddle (2006). Every poster stamp is identified and illustrated at full size and in colour. 265 pages, 126 in colour. Price £69.

German Aviation : Zeppelins by Charles Kiddle (2008). 261 pages 147 in colour. Price £69.

German Aviation : Balloons by Charles Kiddle (2013). 65 pages 57 in colour. All poster stamps in full colour and at actual size. Price £30.

Letters Making Words Volume I by Charles Kiddle (2008). 227 pages, 158 in colour. Price £62.

Letters Making Words Volume II by Charles Kiddle (2008). Zodiac, Alphabets, Calendars, etc.
157 pages, 100 in colour. Price £54.

Circus, Fun Fairs, Clowns, Carnivals, Etc. by Charles Kiddle (2013). 172 pages, all poster stamps in full colour and at actual size.
Price £55.

1001 Poster Stamps : Better By Design by Charles Kiddle (2012). 139 pages 147, all poster stamps in full colour and at actual size.
All poster stamps never previously included in any World Poster Stamp Catalogue. Price £49. (post free in UK)

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : Best Of The Rest : One, Two or Three Designs by Charles Kiddle (2011).
86+ pages, almost all in colour. Price £35.

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : Best Of The Rest : A to G by Charles Kiddle (2011). 140+ pages, almost all in colour. Price £49.

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : Best Of The Rest : HA to LU by Charles Kiddle (2011). 140+ pages, almost all in colour. Price £49.

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : Best Of The Rest : MA to RU by Charles Kiddle (2011). 165+ pages, almost all in colour. Price £54.

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : Best Of The Rest : S to Z by Charles Kiddle (2011). 191 pages, almost all in colour. Price £59.

Poster Stamps : Graphic Artists : 2012 : New Discoveries by Charles Kiddle (2013). 113+ pages, almost poster stamps in full colour and at actual size. Price £46.

Poster Stamps : The American Story by Charles Kiddle (2009).As the title suggests, the book details and illustrates the evolution and use of US poster stamps. 172 pages, 155 in colour. Price £59.

Poster Stamps : Raphael Tuck & Sons (2013). 73+ pages, all poster stamps in full colour and at actual size. Price £39.00**

Editions Delandre (Hand Painted) Essays and Progressive Proofs of the French Armed Forces by Charles Kiddle (2009). Unseen unique essays and proofs of Volume I of the Editions Delandre catalogued poster stamps. 141 pages, 125 in colour. Price £49.

2. Catalogues of Editions Delandre Vignettes of WWI by Charles Kiddle

Images of the Great War Volume III Red Cross Vignettes 1914 - 1917 (1994) The 'Red Cross' vignettes of Editions Delandre, 195 pages and 765 listed vignettes + variants. Price £22.

Images of the Great War Volume IV Vignettes other than Military and Red Cross 1914 - 1917 (1996) All Editions Delandre vignettes not listed in other catalogues. 214 pages, 510 + listed vignettes. Price £25.

Images of the Great War Volume V New Military Vignettes, rarity and prices - French Military Vignettes, Italian Military Re-impressions (1998) A comprehensive update of information, prices, etc. of catalogues published in the 1980s together with 100s of newly discovered vignettes in full colour. Price £32.

Editions Delandre : (Volume VII) Military Essays, Proofs & Rarities of the French, British and Serbian Armed Forces by Charles Kiddle (2013) 216 pages, all poster stamps in full colour and at actual size (none included in Volumes V or VI). Price £64 post free U.K.

3. Other poster stamp handbooks

Reklamemarken (German poster stamps depicting alpine theme) Published by Deutcher Alpenverein e.V. in 1999. 21cm x 13cm. High quality, professionally produced, card covers. Beautiful handbook (German text). Price £21.

Hungarian Poster Stamps and Similar Cinderellas by Ch. J Blase (2000). This is a major and unique work. Apart from the exhibition poster stamps indicated above, this is the first catalogue detailing all the known poster stamps of a single major country. The catalogue has taken over three years to compile and it is based upon a collection which was begun by ONE collector in 1918 i.e. over 80 years. Uniquely, the colour illustrations are on a separate CD Rom. 548 Pages, card covers. Price £45.

KLEINE MARKEN - GROSSE MARKEN by Hans Martin Müller (2000) A beautifully fully illustrated glossy landscape format book of 80 pages showing 100s of the poster stamps of Munich from the classic period. Text is in German. Images in full colour and actual size. Price £23.

4. Reprints

Images of the Great War Volume I by Walter Schmidt 1984 (reprint 2000) French Military vignettes. This pioneering catalogue reproduced with Walter's agreement in response to World wide demand. 156 pages, card covers, comb spine. Price £24.

Images of the Great War Volume II by Walter Schmidt 1985 (reprint 2000) the Non French Military vignettes. This pioneering catalogue reproduced with Walter's agreement in response to World wide demand. 75 pages, card covers, comb spine. Price £13.

Catalogue des Timbres Commemoratis Cazin & Rochas 1914 THE 'BIBLE' for collectors of exhibition poster stamps. As valid today as it was in 1914. Perfect bound card covers, 20.2cm x 14.5cm 468 pages. Price £47.

 

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