Michel (Ed.) 2020

Catalogue Baltic States and Finland 2020/2021 (E 11)

105. Edition

Content: Estonia, Finland, Karelia, Latvia, Lithuania, Central Lithuania, Northern Ingria.

Germering: Schwaneberger-Verlag.

Format 15,5 x 23,3 cm. 544 pages. Colour illustrations. Hardcover. ISBN: 9783954023417

Available from: Michel Online-Shop and in bookshops.


Michel (Ed.) 2019

Northern Europe catalogue 2019/2020 (EK5)

104. Edition

Denmark (with Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland (with Åland), Iceland, Karelia, Latvia, Lithuania, Central Lithuania, Nordingermanland, Norway and Sweden.

Germering: Schwaneberger-Verlag.

Format 15,5 x 23 cm. 1152 pages. Illustrations coloured. Hardcover. ISBN: 9783954022953

Available from Michel Online-Shop and in bookshops.


Dreher, Gerhard 2018

Stempelhandbuch Postgebiet Oberbefehlshaber Ost
Band 8 der Schriftenreihe des Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V.

(Stamp Manual Postal area Oberbefehlshaber Ost)
Volume 8 of the publication series of the Bund Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V.

1. Edition (in German)

Hohnstorf: Self-published by the author.

Format A4. 312 pages. Numerous illustrations in colour. Hardcover with thread adhesion.

Available from: Gerhard Dreher, Ober-Savo-Ring 1, D-21522 Hohnstorf (Elbe), Tel. +49 (0)4139 699544 or by e-mail to: This e-mail address is protected against spambots! JavaScript must be activated in order to view it. (60,00 € plus shipping).


Bockisch, Michael 2018

The picture postcards of Eastern Europe – manual and catalogue

(Volume 1: Gdansk, Estonia. Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Carpato-Ukraine, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine and Belarus)

(Volume 2: Albania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Yugoslavia and its former states, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia)

1. Edition (in German)

Jesteburg: Self-published by the author.

German / English and description in the respective original language with many type descriptions

Enclosed: DVD with maps as PDF files. Catalogues of all the areas that have issued picture postcards in 2 versions, including one for filling out as a missing or stock list.

Volume 1: 528 pages. Volume 2: 568 pages. Many thousand illustrations in colour. Hardcover with thread binding and small booklet. Printed on image paper.

Volume 1 and volume 2 only together including the DVD available from: Prof. Dr. Michael Bockisch, Am Osterberg 11, D-21266 Jesteburg or by email to: post@bpk-kataloge.de.

Price 129,00 € including postage within the EU. Europe outside the EU + 10,00 €. Price to overseas on request.

More picture postcard catalogues by Michael Bockisch under www.bpk-kataloge.de.


Michel (Ed.) 2017

Catalogue Northern Europe 2017/2018 (EK 5)

102. Edition

Unterschleißheim: Schwaneberger-Verlag.

Format 15,5 x 23,3 cm. 1088 pages. Colour illustrations. Hardcover. ISBN: 9783954022052.

Available antiquarian and in bookstores.


Van Loo, Wilhelm 2016

Postal traffic Kurland (Courland) (1944–1945)

Publication series of the Bund Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., Volume 7

Aachen: self-published by the author.

Format 21 x 28 cm. 312 pages. Numerous colour illustrations. Hardcover with thread-stitching

price: 32 Euro (plus 5 Euro domestic postage) To be orderes from: Wilhelm van Loo, Aussemstr. 26, D-52066 Aachen (DE, EN).
E-Mail: info@wvanloo.de.
Delivery: Phil*Creativ Verlag.


Michel (Ed.) 2011

Postal stationary Catalogue Europe since 1960 – Volume 1 (West)

8. Edition

Unterschleißheim: Schwaneberger-Verlag.

Format 15,2 x 20,3 cm. 854 pages. Coloured illustrations. Paperback. ISBN: 9783878580560.

Available at antiquarian bookshops.


Michel (Ed.) 2008

Postal stationary–Catalogue Europe till 1960 – (East and West)

9. Edition

Unterschleißheim: Schwaneberger-Verlag.

Format 15,2 x 20,3 cm. 854 pages. Coloured illustrations. Paperback. ISBN: 9783878588702

Available at antiquarian bookshops.


Von Hofmann, Harry 2006

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Das Postgebiet Ob. Ost auf dem Territorium der späteren Republik Lettland 1915–1920

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
The Postgebiet Ob. Ost in the territory of the later Latvian Republic 1915–1920

History and Structure, Postage Stamps, Postmarks, Civil and Field Posts, Military Flights used by the Post Office, Postage Rates and Documents

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann Verlag.

Format 16,8 x 24 cm. 408 pages. Paperback. ISBN 3-7636-5077-6.

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Von Hofmann, Harry 2003

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Luftpost 1920–1940

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
Air Mail 1920–1940

History and Routes, Catapult and Zeppelin Flights, Special Flights, Air Mail Postmarks, Air Mail Stamps, Rates and Documents.

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann Verlag.

398 pages. Numerous illustrations. Paperback. ISBN: 978-3-7636-5076-7.

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Von Hofmann, Harry (Ed.) 2001

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Lettland vor dem (01.07.–30.09.1941) und als Teil vom Generalpostkommissariat Ostland (01.10.1941–08.05.1945)

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
Latvia before (01.07.–30.09.1941) and as part of the "Generalpostkommissariat Ostland" (01.10.1941–08.05.1945)

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann Verlag.

448 pages. Illustrations, 1 map supplement. Paperback. ISBN: 978-3-7636-5074-3.

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Plūme, Egils 2001

Specialiizētais Latvijas pastmarku un pasta sūtījumu katalogs

Specialized Catalogue of Postage Stamps and postal Stationary of Latvia

7. edition 2001

Latvian / English.

The catalogue contains Latvia's issues since regaining independence in 1990.

Ed. on behalf of the Latvijas filatēlistu savienība / Philatelic Society of Latvia.

194 pp. Illustrations, Softcover.

Only available as an antiquarian book.
Further editions are known
(e.g. 9th edition 2003).


Von Hofmann, Harry 2000

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Briefmarken in Latwährung 1923–1940

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
The Stamps, Lat Period 1923–1940

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

247 pages. Illustrations. Paperback. ISBN 978-3-7636-5073-6

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Von Hofmann, Harry (Ed.) 1999

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Stempel und Postanstalten 1918–1940

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
The Postmarks and Post Offices 1918–1940

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

German / English.

Translated into English by Philip E. Robinson.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

328 pages. 629 Stamp illustrations and 21 maps. Paperback. ISBN 3-7636-5072-9

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Von Hofmann, Harry (Ed.) 1998

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Briefmarken in Rubelwährung 1918–1922

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
The Stamps, Ruble Period 1918–1922

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

232 pages. Illustrations, map. Paperback. ISBN 978-3-7636-5071-2

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Latvijas filatēlistu saviceniba (The Latvian Philatelic Society) 1998

Specializētais Latvijas pastmarku un pasta sūtījumu katalogs

Specialized Catalogue of Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery of Latvia

5. izdevums / issue 1988

Latvian / English (Philabooks specification: German).

s.l.

Format: A5. 120 pages. Softcover.

Antiquarian available from: www.philabooks.com.


Von Hofmann, Harry 1997

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Ganzsachen und postamtlichen Formulare 1918–1940

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
Postal Stationery and Official Postal Forms 1918–1940

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

German / English.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

442 pages. Illustrations. Paperback. ISBN 978-3-7636-5070-5

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Jakimovs, Nikolajs & Marcilger, Victor 1991

The Postal and Monetary History of Latvia 1918 - 1945

Englisch.

s.l.: Self-published by the authors.

Format: A4. 250 pages. Many illustrations, also maps. Softcover.

Antiquarian available from: www.philabooks.com.


Von Hofmann, Harry (Ed.) & Bazant, Josef 1988

Lettland – Handbuch Philatelie und Postgeschichte:
Die Stempel>

Latvia – Handbook of Philately and Postal History:
The postmarks

Published on behalf of the Latvia Study Group with the help of many philatelists.

s.l.

320 pages. Paperback. ISBN 978-3-7636-5061-3

Publisher's remainders available from: www.philabooks.com or antiquarian.


Jakimovs, Nikolajs 1988

Die Postämter und Poststempel von Lettland 1918 bis 1945

The Post Offices and Postmarks of Latvia 1918 to 1945

German / English.

s.l.

Format: A4. 200 pages. With ill. half-linen / printed cover.

Antiquarian available from: www.philabooks.com.


Erner, Karlheinz (Ed.) 1976

Spezial-Ganzsachenkatalog der baltischen Staaten

(Special Catalogue of Stationery of the Baltic States)

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania. With price table

Düsseldorf: Philatel. Fachverlag Karlheinz Erner.

Format A5. With illustrations. Paperback.

Available at the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.

Vogel, Simone 2019

The stamps of the Wenden district post office 1862–1903

Liederbach a.T.: Self-published by the author.

Format A5. 48 pages. Numerous illustrations in colour. Softcover.

Available from the author by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. JavaScript must be enabled to view it. (12 € incl. shipping in Germany).


Liutikas, Darius 2018

Scouting in the Baltic Countries. A History in Philately.

Ed.: Community of Lithuanian Pilgrims & Lithuanian Scouts Association (Lietuvių Skautų Sąjunga), Vilnius.

416 pages. Over 1,000 illustrations of postmarks and sidemarks, souvenir covers, cachets, revenue stamps and postcards as well as an illustrated glossary of philatelic terms. Hardback.

Price 27 €, available from the author by mail to darius.liutikas@gmail.com

More information here.


Forschungsgemeinschaft Lettland im BDPh e.V. (Ed.) 2010

4. Symposium zur Postgeschichte Lettlands / 4th Symposium on Latvian Postal History

4. simpozijs par Latvijas pasta vēsturi

An event organised by the Latvian Research Association in cooperation with the Latgalian Research Association on 31 July 2010 in Dünaburg. Among others, contributions by: Harry von Hofmann (Polish internees 1939–40) and Wolfgang Watzke (Time 1918–20, Upper East Germany).)

German / Latvian.

s.l.

Softcover.

Available at the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Dr. Feustel, Peter (with the assistance of Karl-Rainer Lehr) 2008

Einjahresfeier der Republik (Großformat) / Michel Nr. 32 / First anniversary of the Republic (large format) / Michel No. 32

Publication Series of the Research Association Latvia in the BDPh e.V., Volume 4

Identification fields of the "Umdrucksteine" of the first and second colour printings. Plate defects (field defects) of sheets I and II. Sheet plating.

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

48 pages, with illustrations. Softcover. ISBN 978-3-7636-5078-1

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Forschungsgemeinschaft Lettland im BDPh e.V. (Ed.) 2006

3. Symposium zur Postgeschichte Lettlands / 3rd Symposium on Latvian Postal History

3. simpozijs par Latvijas pasta vēsturi

An event organised by the Research Association Latvia on 12 August 2006 in the Museum of History and Art in Wenden (Cēsis). Among others, contributions by: Harry von Hofmann (Wenden district post office, postal history of Latvia WKI, Ober Ost etc.).

German / Latvian.

s.l.

64 pages. Softcover.

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Forschungsgemeinschaft Lettland im BDPh e.V. (Ed.) 2003

2. Symposium zur Postgeschichte Lettlands / 2nd Symposium on Latvian Postal History

2. simpozijs par Latvijas pasta vēsturi

An event organised by the Latvian Research Association on 9 August 2003 at Darben Castle in Tuckum. Among others, contributions by: Harry von Hofmann (Early airmail from and to Latvia 1920–25), Juris Galvins (The postmarks in the Governorate of Courland 1797–1800) and Heinz Lukaschewitz (The post in Courland and Livonia 1917–18).

German / Latvian.

s.l.

72 pages. Softcover.

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Lukaschewitz, Heinz 2001

Die Auswirkungen der bolschewistischen Besetzung 1918–1920 auf die Postgeschichte Lettlands
The impact of the Bolshevik occupation in 1918–1920 on Latvia's postal history

Publication Series of the Research Association Latvia in the BDPh e.V., Episode 3

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

Paperback. ISBN 978-3-7636-5075-0

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Dr. Feustel, Peter (with the assistance of Karl-Rainer Lehr and Finn Yde Sørensen) 1995

Latvia Michel 46 b

Publication Series of the Research Association Latvia in the BDPh e.V., Vol. 1

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

40 pages, with illustrations. Softcover. ISBN 978-3-7636-5067-5

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


Von Hofmann, Harry 1995

Die Werbestempel von Lettland / The Advertising Postmarks of Latvia

Publication Series of the Research Association Latvia in the BDPh e.V., Volume 2

Hamburg: Harry v. Hofmann–Verlag.

44 pages with illustrations. Softcover. ISBN 978-3-7636-5068-2

Available in the antiquarian bookshop: www.philabooks.com.


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Barefoot 1983

Latvia Map Stamps

Small monograph, plate errors, cancellations.

s.l.

36 pages. Illustration map. Softcover.

Printed only available in antiquarian form.


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Feldmann, Hans (Ed.) 1938

List of Latvian place names

With two parts: "German-Latvian" and "Latvian-German".

Riga

180 pages. Paperback. 22 x 14 cm.

(There is a reprint from the Harry v. Hofmann Verlag).

Printed only available in antiquarian form.

E.g. here.

Or online as PDF for download (unaudited) here.

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum e.V. (Hg.) seit 2016

Baltikum – Zeitschrift für Philatelie und Postgeschichte

Baltikum – Journal for Philately and Postal History

Newsletter of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum e.V. im BDPh e.V.

Published twice a year in printed form and as a digital PDF edition..

Printed by: Baunataler Diakonie Kassel e.V., Baunatal.

Format A4, 72 pages, perfect binding. ISSN: 2511-3372

Digital editions except for the last 3 numbers are available here in this Web freely available for download.

Print editions can be ordered for 12,50 € plus shipping from the Chairman of the ArGe Baltikum (DE, EN).


Filatelistengroep 'Het Baltische Gebied' (Ed.) since 1983

Het Baltische Gebied

Newsletter of the Dutch Filaetelistengroep 'Het baltische Gebied' (In Dutch, individual articles or issues occasionally in English.).

Published twice a year in print and as a digital PDF edition.

Print: _

Format A4, approx. 48–76 pages, perfect binding.

Digital editions except for the last 3 numbers are here in this Web freely available for download.


Research Association Latvia (Ed.) 1965–2015

Philatelia Baltica

Newsletters of the former Research Association Latvia in the BDPh e.V.

No. 41&42/1965 - 137/2014;

Hamburg: Harry-von-Hofmann Verlag.

Format A5. Approx. 40 pages. Softcover. ISSN 615–2956.

Remaining print issues of No. 93–137 can be ordered for 75,00 € single issues for 2,00 € per piece plus shipping from Wolfgang Watzke (DE, EN).


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Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Lettland (Federal Working Group Latvia) im BDPh & Gildegruppe Lettland in der Poststempelgilde "Rhein-Donau" e.V.(Guild Group Latvia in the Postmark Guild "Rhein-Donau" e.V.) (Ed.) 1960–1965

Newsletter of the Federal Working Group Latvia & Guild Group Latvia

No. 26/1960 - 40/1965

Published approx. 2x per year.

Hamburg: Federal Working Group Latvia in the BDPh
Hamburg: Guild Group Latvia in the Rhine-Danube Postmark Guild.

Printed only available in antiquarian form.


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Latvia Working Group in the BDPh and in the Postmark Guild "Rhein-Donau" e.V. (Ed.) 1952–1960

Newsletter of the Latvia Working Group

No. 1/1952 - 25/1960

Published approx. 2x per year.

Hamburg: Latvia Working Group in the BDPh and in the Rhine-Danube Postmark Guild e.V..

Printed only available in antiquarian form.