BNAPS Books

BNAPS actively encourages the publication of new books on suitable subjects in BNA philately through its Handbooks and Exhibit series which are produced by the Publications Committee. For more information on having books published, please contact the Book Department Coordinator, Mike Street email.

Year:
Era:
Subject:

How to display the search results

2-column grid
Row by row

Include synopsis
Search anywhere in title, author, or subject:
Search: All books Exhibit books only Non-exhibit books only
Recent Book Releases

All the books released during the past 12 months are listed below.
Use the Search Books feature above to find all books published on any subject or any era of interest.
To order a book from the BNAPS books Sales Agent, Bill Longley, click on the book's price.

Book cover illustration

R.C.A.F. Christmas Cards 1939-1980

A. David Hanes
Released December 2020. 294 pages, 8.5 x 11, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 64.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-15-7].

David Hanes's R.C.A.F. Christmas Cards 1939-1980 illustrates 273 different Christmas cards by RCAF units and individual members in the years from the beginning of WWII to beyond the integration of the Canadian Forces. Included are 121 cards with photos or drawings of aircraft used by the RCAF in the period.

David Hanes joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1961 and retired in 1986 after 25 years of moving from coast to coast, plus two tours with NATO in Germany. Upon being posted ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

Canada Oval Parcel Cancels

Norbert J. Hobrath
Released October 2020. 70 pages, 8.5 x 11, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 31.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-10-2].

Norbert Hobrath's book, Canada Oval Parcel Cancels, is the first to tell the story of Canadian oval parcel cancels from 1872, when the first one was introduced in Halifax, to the early years of the twentieth century.

Norbert J Hobrath started collecting stamps in the early 1960s when he received a packet of Canadian issues as a gift from a specialist in Canadian stamps, who provided his duplicates to the young collector. Over the next 50+ years, this philatelic interest grew ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

The Cameo and Centennial Postal Stationery of Canada

Earle Covert
Released September 2020. Exhibit series # 109. 118 pages, 11” × 17” folded paper, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 43.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-12-6].

Earle Covert’s Canadian Postal Stationery Using the Karsh and Wilding Photography of Queen Elizabeth II and The Cameo and Centennial Postal Stationery of Canada are the 108th and 109th volumes in the BNAPS Exhibit Book Series.

The two books are the second and third BNAPS exhibit books to be published in 11” × 17” folded ledger paper landscape format.

Earle Covert’s many years of research and collecting have resulted in major collections ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

Canadian Postal Stationery Using the Karsh and Wilding Photography of Queen Elizabeth II

Earle Covert
Released September 2020. Exhibit series # 108. 124 pages, 11” × 17” folded paper, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 44.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-11-9].

Earle Covert’s Canadian Postal Stationery Using the Karsh and Wilding Photography of Queen Elizabeth II and The Cameo and Centennial Postal Stationery of Canada are the 108th and 109th volumes in the BNAPS Exhibit Book Series.

The two books are the second and third BNAPS exhibit books to be published in 11” × 17” folded ledger paper landscape format.

Earle Covert’s many years of research and collecting have resulted in major collections ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

Orange Zest: The Canada Eight Cent 1898 Numeral Issue

Peter Spencer
Released July 2020. 94 pages, 8.8 x 11, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 34.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-09-6].

Orange Zest: The Canada Eight Cent 1898 Numeral Issue is the ninth volume in Peter Spencer’s series on the plating of Canada’s Queen Victoria era Numeral Issue.

Three books, Pretty in Pink (2005), The Joy of Panes (2015) and The Thirty-Six Types (2017) covered specific aspects of the Two Cent value of the issue. The Wearing of the Green (2006) covered the 1¢ Numeral, Blue Opaline (2007) and Victoria’s ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

Canada Commercial Air Mail Between 1925 and 1954

Per-Olof Jansson
Released April 2020. Exhibit series # 107. 136 pages, 8.5 x 11, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 38.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-08-9].

Canada Commercial Air Mail Between 1925 and 1954 is the result of many years of research into the subject, coupled with extensive scanning of dealers’ stocks at stamp shows in Europe and, more recently, on eBay. In their handbook, Air Mails of Canada 1925-1939 (Firby, 2000), George Arfken and Walter Plomish presented the first 15 years of the story with reduced size illustrations in black-and-white. In this book, Per-Olof Jansson takes the story out another 15 years, ... Read more...

Book cover illustration

First Day Covers of the 1939 Canada King George VI Royal Visit Issue

Donald J. Leblanc
Released April 2020. 464 pages, 8.5 x 11, Spiral bound.
Colour C$ 81.00 [ISBN 978-1-989280-07-2].

The voyage to Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in the spring of 1939 was not the first to the country by a Royal, but it was the first by a reigning Monarch. The fact that their Majesties travelled coast-to-coast by train provided citizens with an unprecedented opportunity to see them, and gave rise to an incredible number of First Day Covers for the three stamps that were issued in honour of the tour. First Day Covers of the 1939 Canada King George VI Royal Visit Issue is ... Read more...

Ordering Books

BNAPS would like to thank Sparks Auctions and Ian Kimmerly Stamps for their strong support of the BNAPS publications program since 2004. The great assistance of Brian Wolfenden over that time is especially appreciated.

BNAPS is pleased to announce that Bill Longley is the new sales agent and distributor of BNAPS books as of 1 October 2019.


BNAPS books are available from:

Bill Longley
c/o Longley Auctions
PO Box 620
Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0

To browse through the BNAPS books on the Longley Auctions website, go to:

https://longleyauctions.com/product-category/bnaps-books/

The price quoted for each book is the retail price in Canadian dollars.

Shipping is extra. Credit card orders (Visa, MasterCard) will be billed for the exact amount of shipping plus C$2 per order. For payment by cheque or money order, please first contact Bill Longley. Applicable taxes will be charged for orders delivered in Canada.

Please note: prices shown are current as of the posting of the book descriptions. While every effort will be made to keep prices on this website up to date, the price quoted on the Bill Longley website will apply to all orders.

New Books - Email Notification

"BNAPS Books" is an email list for announcements about philatelic literature titles published by the British North America Philatelic Society and sold through the BNAPS Book Department, which is managed by Bill Longley of Waterdown, ON. This mailing list is managed by the BNAPS Book Department and is separate from any mailing list(s) operated by Bill Longley as part of his stamp business, Longley Auctions.

This list is for book announcements only; it is not a discussion list. We anticipate sending a maximum of 3 to 4 emails per year to subscribers.


Copyright © 2015 - 2021 The British North America Philatelic Society.
The documents on this website are for informational and non-commercial or personal use only.
Documents on this website shall not be used on other websites or for commercial purposes without permission.

This page was last modified on 2020-12-22.

Go to the top