Reference Books

Helpful for collectors needing further information. These books give some background about the companies concerned, list the subjects (or illustrate the cards) in some of the unnumbered series. Please remember that these are useful reference works and not priced catalogues.

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Brooke Bond Tea Cards Reference Book

Published December 2007
The Definitive Reference Book on Brooke Bond Tea Cards
Eight Years in Preparation
A5 size with 104 pages packed with information
319 full colour illustrations of cards and albums
Includes separate sections on overseas issues
The Story of the Company's first Hundred years from one shop to market leader

£12.50
The Card Issues of Abdulla/Adkin/Anstie Tobacco - 20 pages (reprint, originally published in 1943) £4.50
The Card Issues of Ardath Tobacco - 28 pages (reprint, originally published in 1943) £4.50
The Card Issues of W A & A C Churchman - 36 pages (reprint, originally published in 1948) £4.50
The Card Issues of W & F Faulkner - 12 pages (reprint, originally published in 1942) £4.50
The Card Issues of Gallaher Limited - 40 pages (reprint, originally published in 1944) £4.50
The Card Issues of R & J Hill Limited - 28 pages (reprint, originally published in 1942) £4.50
The Card Issues of Lambert & Butler - 32 pages (reprint, originally published in 1948) £4.50
The Card Issues of Ogdens including Guinea Gold - 333 pages (Updated Edition 2005) Paper back 2015 reprint includes 2 pages of additions and corrections from the 2005 edition £24.00
The Card Issues of Godfrey Phillips - 40 pages (reprint, originally published in 1949) -
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The Card Issues of Godfrey Phillips & Associated Companies includes Cavanders, Drapkin, Millhoff And Muratti - 256 pages Published December 2008 £28.00
The Card Issues of John Player & Sons - 44 pages (reprint, originally published in 1950) £4.50
The Card Issues of F & J Smith - 36 pages (published in 1980) £4.50
The Card Issues of James Taddy & Co. - 32 pages (reprint, originally published in 1948) £4.50
The Card Issues of W D & H O Wills (2011 revised edition) - 214 pages £25.00
The Card Issues of W D & H O Wills & British American Tobacco (B A T) combined 402 pages (originally published 1942-1952 reprinted as one volume in 1998) . £20.50
The Card Issues of A & BC Chewing Gum - 52 pages (3rd Revised Edition 2004) £4.50
The Card Issues of Brooke Tea - The First Forty Years 1954 to 1994 - 72 pages (Published in 1994) £7.00
The Card Issues of Typhoo Tea - 36 pages (published in 1976) £4.50
Directory of British Tobacco issuers - 36 pages. Reprint, originally published in 1946 - lists over 200 companies with brief facts about each firm £4.50
Errors and Varieties in British Trade Cards - 36 pages with 33 cards illustrated -
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Glossary of Cartophilic Terms - 40 pages. Reprint, originally published in 1948 still of great use today - explains 290 words that are used within the hobby £4.50
Handbook Part II (1920-1940) British Tobacco Issues. updated by British Tobacco issues Handbook 2003 Edition. but includes Godfrey Phillips Silks listings. 164 pages. Published at £12.00 reprint 1978, originally published in 1955). £6.00
British Tobacco Issues Handbook (Updated Edition 2003). 369 pages, updates the original Handbooks Parts 1 & 2, but excludes Ogden, Wills and The Godfrey Phillips Group of Companies. £24.00
The Pinnace Collection. All 2462 football cards of the 1920's issued by Godfrey Phillips illustrated and listed alphabetically - 112 pages -
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World Tobacco Card Index and Handbook Part I. 701 pages and nearly 2,000 cards illustrated -
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World Tobacco Card Index and Handbook Part II. Supplement to Index I 452 pages with approximately 3,600 cards illustrated. -
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World Tobacco Card Index and Handbook Part III. Supplement to Index I and II, 504 pages published in 1976. £25.50
World Tobacco Card Index and Handbook Part IV. Supplement to Index I.II and III, published in 1981. £19.00
World Tobacco Card Index and Handbook Part V. Supplement to Index I,II,III and IV, 552 pages published in 1990 £19.00
New World Tobacco Issues Index Part 1. Issuers A to K plus Anonymous 344 pages (Updated Edition 2000) £23.00
New World Tobacco Issues Index Part 2. Issuers L to Z plus Anonymous 362 pages (Updated Edition 2000) £23.00
The above two books are a revision of the World Tobacco Indexes Parts I to V combined,(but not the Handbooks) there are no subject listings.
Handbook of Worldwide Tobacco and Trade Silk Issues (Published 2007) Hardback 342 pages £50.50
The New Tobacco War Reference Book 236 pages. (Updated Edition 1999) £20.50
British Trade Card Index Part 1. Pre -1945 issues, 216 pages with 423 cards illustrated. -
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British Trade Card Index Part 2 1945-1968 issues, 232 pages with 274 cards illustrated. -
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British Trade Card Index Part 3 1968-1986 issues, 400 pages with 480 cards illustrated. -
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British Trade Card Index Part 4 1986-1994 issues, 411 pages published in 1997. £20.50
British Trade Card Index Issues up to 1970, 516 pages. (Updated Edition 2006) £25.50
British Trade Card Handbook issues up to 1970, 542 pages. (Updated Edition 2006) £25.50
Australian and New Zealand Card Issues Part 1. 300 pages with 600 cards illustrated -
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Australian and New Zealand Card Issues Part 2. 257 pages published in 1993. £16.00
Handbook of Worldwide Tobacco and Trade Silk Issues (Updated 2016 Edition) Paperback 366 pages £30.00