Czechoslovak Philatelic Society
of Great Britain

Publications

 

 

The Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain

 CPSGB monographs in print

  November 2014


No. 3: The Pošta Ceskoslovensko Overprints, by Roy A. Dehn. A4, viii + 47 pages, 170gm.  A detailed and well illustrated study of the 1919 overprints on the stamps of Austria and Hungary. (1985, reprinted 2000)                                                                                               £6.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No 4: Carpatho Ukraine: Postal Markings, 1938–1945, by Juan E. Page. A4, viii +42 pages, 160gm. A detailed study of the changes brought about by the two-stage Hungarian occupation, the brief period of liberation and the final incorporation into the USSR. Many postmark illustrations and useful maps. (1985, reprinted 2000 with improved maps)                             £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 6: The German Occupation of the Sudetenland, 1938, by W. A. Dawson. A4, 71 pages, 220gm. A postal-historical introduction, followed by a listing of the 1243 former Czechoslovak post offices with their Germanised names linked to the original Czechoslovak names. (1988, reprinted 1994)                                                                                                                          £9.00 + p&p [UK £1.80; Europe £4.50; rest of world £6.00]

No. 7: Index to articles on Czechoslovak philately, 1950–1979, by James Negus. A4, iv + 15 pages, 80gm. (1989, reprinted 2000)                                                                                        £1.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

No. 8: Occupation of Czechoslovak Frontier Territories by Beck’s Poland from the Postal History View-Point, by Jirí Neumann. A4, iv + 43 pages + 3 maps, 171gm. Historical background to the events of 1938/39, postmarks of the ceded post offices and railway post routes. Postmark illustrations. (1989, reprinted 1999)                                                                                          £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 9: The Field Post of the Czechoslovak & Allied Forces in Russia 1918–1920, an anthology compiled by W. A. Page. A4, iv + 55 pages, 180gm. Articles on the formation of the Army in Russia; on Captain Novotný, the founder of the field post; the stamps, cancellations and cachets; and photographs from 1919. Much detail. (1991, reprinted 1994)                            £8.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 10: The 25th Anniversary of Czechoslovak Independence: The 1943 London Exhibitions, by V. J. Kralicek and W. A. Page. A4, iv + 50 pages, 170gm. The story of the Sokol and stamp exhibitions organised in London in October/November 1943. Fully illustrated with colour cover of the exhibition miniature sheet. (1996, reprinted 2003)                                                            £10.00+ p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

 No. 11: The Sokols in Philately: Postal, commemorative postmarks & postcards, by Brian C. Day. A4, iv + 69 pages, 220gm. Copiously illustrated, worldwide study of the philately of the Sokol movement. Colour cover, two colour plates. (1996, reprinted 2003)                                     £12.50 + p&p [UK £1.25; Europe £1.50; rest of world £3.00]

No. 12: Military Cards of the Exiled Czechoslovak Forces in France and Great Britain, 1939–1945, by V. J. Králícek and W. A. Page. A4, v +30 pages, 120gm. Detailed listing of the cards issued for the exiled forces, mainly from the first French period. (1999)                                                   £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 13: The Hradcany Issue, 1918–1920, by Robert Bradford. A4, vi + 34 pages, 140gm. A history of the issue followed by a specialised listing by shade, paper type, plate numbers, perforations, specimen, forgeries, etc. Colour cover, two colour plates. (2000)                     £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 14: The Liberation of Olomouc May 1945: Postal arrangements including local and revolutionary overprint issues, by Robert J. Hill. A4, ix + 42 pages, 180gm. A study of postmarks, cachets, labels, overprints and the Orlice stamp. Fully illustrated with much colour. (2004)                                                                                                                                           £10.00 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 15: The postal history of the Free Czechoslovak Forces in Great Britain, 1940–1945, by Richard Beith. A4, vii + 90 pages, 290gm. A comprehensive look at how the forces reached the UK, their locations in the UK, Czechoslovaks in the RAF, the military field post, overseas mails, and patriotic and philatelic ephemera. Fully illustrated, some in colour (2002)                       £12.50 + p&p [UK £2.00; Europe £5.00; rest of world £8.00]

No. 16: The Czechoslovak Legion in Poland and in Russia, 1939–1941, and, Czechoslovaks in the Middle East, 1940–1943, by Dr Vratislav Palkoska and Otto Hornung. A4, vii + 46 pages, 200gm. Military-historical and postal history story inc. Otto Hornung’s personal memories. Fully illustrated, some in colour. (2003)                                                                                           £12.50 + p&p [UK £1.00; Europe£1.50; rest of world £3.00]

No. 17: Czechoslovak Field Post, 1918–1921: A study of postal activities, by Brian C. Day. A4, vi + 135 pages, 430gm. A detailed study of the early days of the Czechoslovak field posts with particular reference to activities in Slovakia and Carpatho-Ukraine. Fully illustrated, some in colour. (2002)                                                                                                                           £22.50 + p&p [UK £2.00; Europe £6.00; rest of world £9.00]

No. 18: Postal Arrangements Following the Liberation of Prague in May 1945, by Robert J. Hill. A4, xviii + 92 pages, 330gm. Bilingual English and Czech edition. Very detailed study of cancellations, overprints, postal stationery, postcards, commemorative sheets, etc. Fully illustrated, some in colour. Foreword by Peter Kleskovic, after-word by Otto Hornung. (2005)£16.50 + p&p [UK £2.00; Europe £5.50; rest of world £8.50]

No. 19: Bohemia & Moravia: A Collector’s Notebook, by John Hammonds, edited and additional research by Rex Dixon, based on the Ron Hollis Collection. A4, v + 76 pages, 240gm. Nineteen chapters on separate topics, with detailed tabulations including lists of Dienstpost offices and suboffices, railway TPOs, KLV camps, and the ‘V’ for Victory campaign. Postmarks and souvenirs for the centenary of the Penny Black. Detailed listings of postage rates. Bilingual (Czech/German) list of all the post offices. Fully illustrated, some in colour. (2009)                £9.00 + p&p [UK £1.80; Europe £4.50; rest of world £6.00]

No. 20: The Early Postal History of Carpatho-Ukraine, with particular reference to the Usage of the First Postage Stamps of Austria, by Otto Hornung. A4, vi + 34 pages, 160gm. Includes a comparison with the use of the same stamps in Liechtenstein. Fully illustrated, with colour throughout. (2007)                                                                                                                   £12.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £4.00; rest of world £5.50]

No. 21: Carpatho Ukraine: Postal History and Stamps 1786–2000, by Ing. J. Verlag (joint publication with the Vereniging voor Tsjechoslowakije Filatelie). A4, x + 230 pages, 820gm. Comprehensive and detailed study of all aspects of this interesting territory, including list of post offices and postmarks. Fully illustrated with much colour. (2007, 2nd enlarged edition 2008) Ask whether in stock before ordering.

No. 22: Postmarks of the SO 1920 Plebiscite, by Oldrich Tovacovský et al, translation by Robert Kingsley of four articles that were serialised in Merkur Revue. A4, v + 66 pages, 360gm. The main article is a detailed study of the postmarks and usage in the Tešín, Orava and Spíš areas; other articles cover the TPOs, and the six offices that were briefly Czech in August 1920. Fully illustrated, with colour throughout. (2010)                                                                             £15.00 + p&p [UK £2.00; Europe £5.50; rest of world £8.50]

No. 23: The 1923 Agriculture and Science Issue (Hospodárství a veda), by Mark Wilson. A4, iv + 29 pages, 120g. The first half deals with the three types of the 1923 recapitulation of the 1920 issue, including detailed consideration of why indeed there were three types. The second half covers the subtypes of each of the three values: 100h, 200h and 300h. (2010)                             £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

No. 24: Travelling Post Offices in German-occupied Sudetenland: An anthology, by Dr Anthony M. Goodbody and Cyril Kidd. A4, vi + 30 pages, 120gm. A survey of the TPOs with one or both of their terminals were in the Sudetenland. Appendices contain lists of all the Sudeten TPOs and of all the TPO terminals with their Czech or Polish equivalents. Fully illustrated. (2010)              £7.50 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

No. 25: Compendium of 1944–1945 Liberation Overprints, by Karel Holoubek, additional material and translation by Robert J. Hill. A4, viii + 314 pages, plus a CD with colour illustrations throughout, 860gm. The results of a lifetime’s investigation into the documentation and memories of those who were involved with the production of the overprints in a revolutionary time. Fully illustrated. (2012)                                                                                                     £17.50 + p&p [UK £4.50; Europe £9.00; rest of world £15.00]

No. 26: Free Czechoslovak Forces in France, 1939–1940: A historical and philatelic study, by Richard Beith. A4, vi + 66 pages, 240gm. The postal and military history of the Free Czechoslovak Forces in France 1939–40. Fully illustrated. (2013)                                           £18.00 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

No. 27: Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade in France & Their Return Home 1944 – 1945 by Richard Beith, A4, 54 pages. (2014).  This monograph is a companion publication to monograph No 26.                                                                                                                     £18.00 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

Bulletin No.9: English translation of the text of Monografie No. 13 Czech Postmarks from the Beginnings to 1918, edited by C. Wackett. A4, iv + 39 pages, 150gm. An essential companion to the Monografie. (1977, format revised 1985, reprinted 1996)                                                 £4.00 + p&p [UK £1.50; Europe £3.50; rest of world £5.00]

Fundamental Philatelic Terminology: A vocabulary in Czech/ German/ English, by Vladimír Bernašek. A5, i + 15 pages, 30gm. Translations of almost 500 Czech philatelic terms, colours, months and days. (1989, re-mastered with minor corrections 2001)                                      £1.50 + p&p [UK £0.60; Europe £1.80; rest of world £2.50]

 

Taken together, Monographs 15, 16, 26 and 27 give a very good guide to the postal history of the Free Czechoslovak Forces in Western Europe during WWII.