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.
Today's featured card....today, 6 August, it's "Cycle to Work Day". If it's cool, and dry why not! We wouldn't recommend doing it backwards though, like the text suggests on this amazing card by W. Duke & Sons Ltd. Issued in 1891, with "Hon
Hot on the heels of the recent £25,000 Pokémon sale, its almost time for the next collection coming up at 1818 Auctions in Cumbria ending on the 9th of August – the link to just that lot is https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalog
this coming Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August 2020, why not join the BBC “Bargain Hunt”-ers at Shrewsbury Flea, Antique and Collectors Fair at West Mids Showground SY1 2PFThey expect 100 – 150 traders and its dog friendly. Admission is £