Bookshop and Library
For almost a hundred years Our society members have collected and researched tobacco and trade cards on sport and non sport themes, and from this research we have published a wide range of reference works. These have been continually updated and are now considered essential guides for collectors.
Each of the blocks below contains link to a page all its own, and you reach that by clicking on the blue headings at each start point. So lets start with:
this is where we sell brand new copies of all our reference works. Do note that Society Members receive a discount on our books; yet another privilege of joining us.
this is the home of our vast collection of vintage and modern reference books plus papers and typed listings. There is a full catalogue, and details of how the library operates.
this page tells the story of our card collecting magazine, in all its variations, since it was first issued in 1939. There’s also the beginnings of a cover gallery.
We regret there will be no Cartophilic Convention this year. The decision has been made on grounds of safety and of health. It may turn out that coronavirus has been entirely defeated by October. Or it may not. A large proportion of our collecting f
A Quick Question! Does anyone know what the additional reference numbers against the A & B C Gum sets listed in our trade index refer to?
Two years in the making, this week`s featured book is the North American Reference Book This contains all C19th tobacco insert series, including special printed albums and banners but not photographic issues, pins and silks. There are in total 357
Originally written by J Walton and published August 2014... As I drove to work one morning recently I tuned into a conversation about trading cards on the Radio 4 Today programme. The reporter was bemoaning the fact that in the recent World Cu