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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1979.
Revised edition, card covers, spiralbound, vi + 156 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, covers rubbed at corners and somewhat creased, a few ink annotations to some pages, a Good working copy.
Revised edition of the first volume in the series. Long out of print and difficult to find.
£40.00Quantity:

Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac Part 1 Frame Damage
Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac
Part 1 Frame Damage

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1963.
First edition, card covers, plastic comb-binding, iii + 71 pages, front cover rubbed at corners, rear cover toned and creased, slight bend to two of the rings of the plastic comb-binding, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The first part of Ron Lee's two volume work on the plate varieties on the 1881 Penny Lilac covers frame damage. The author personally examined over 3.5 million copies of the Penny Lilac in the course of preparing the two volumes. Well illustrated. Out of print and scarce.
£24.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 50
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 50

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 50, very slight rust marks to front of pamphlet else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 51
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 51

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 51, corner-crease to one plate else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Gould, A.E. - Land Transport in the Stamp Album
Gould, A.E. - Land Transport in the Stamp Album
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, nd (circa 1936).
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 58 pages + publisher's adverts, covers very slightly rubbed, a few tiny marks to the page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Collecting the theme of land transport on stamps. Scarce.
£9.50Quantity:

Gould, A.E. - Literature and Stamps
Gould, A.E. - Literature and Stamps
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, nd (circa 1937).
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 58 pages + publisher's adverts, tiny corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1 The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1
The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 1981.
Hardback, illustrated, 166 pages, spine slightly sunned, covers slightly rubbed and a little marked, page-edges slightly dust-marked, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The rare first volume in Ted Proud's excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£50.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2 The P&O Lines to the Far East
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2
The P&O Lines to the Far East

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date [circa 1982].
Hardback, illustrated, 224 pages, ex-library mark to spine and remnants of where a label has been removed to front free-endpaper, some foxing to page-edges and a little to the preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, a Good working copy only.
The scarce volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£40.00Quantity:

Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3 The Union Castle Ocean Post Office
Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3
The Union Castle Ocean Post Office

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date (circa 1983).
Hardback, illustrated, 153 pages, spine sunned, a little scattered foxing to page-edges and to preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, in Good condition.
Third volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. This volume covers the Union Castle Line service from Southampton to Cape Town. Well illustrated with postmark illustrations, and photographs of the ships and covers.
£20.00Quantity:

Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1979.
Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages, dustwrapper price-clipped and with some short tears and wear, tiny mark to fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the 1949 classic plating guide providing "A detailed description of each one of the 2880 stamps and the plates from which it was printed."
£25.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, minor soiling to the covers, a few slight marks and foxing to the page-edges, foxing to title-page, previous owner's name at front, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
£16.50Quantity:

Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd [circa 1970].
Paperback, illustrated, 87 pages, slight shelfwear, corner-crease and a little toning to the page-edges, in Good condition.
A concise study of British postmarks, packed with information and well illustrated with over 200 figures. In effect this is an abridged version of the much larger classic handbooks by Alcock and Holland - an excellent introduction for the beginner or aide memoire for the more experienced collector.
£6.50Quantity:

Ishikawa, Ryohei - The Forerunner Foreign Post Offices in Japan. British-U.S.-French Ryohei Ishikawa
Ishikawa, Ryohei - The Forerunner Foreign Post Offices in Japan. British-U.S.-French
Ryohei Ishikawa's Collection

Publisher: Japan Philatelic Publications, Tokyo, 1976.
Hardback, 164 pages, illustrated, bilingual text in Japanese and English, with separate paperback booklet in English (11 pages), very mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Limited edition. An annotated photographic record of Ryohei Ishikawa's collection. Lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. Rare.
£85.00Quantity:

 - Russian Cities and Towns on Picture Postcards of the Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries
- Russian Cities and Towns on Picture Postcards of the Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries
Publisher: Moscow, 1997.
Hardback, illustrated, 224 pages, text in Russian, with a short Summary in English, in Very Good condition.
Profusely illustrated in colour throughout.
£15.00Quantity:

Kay, G.K. - Postal Place Names in Poland A Philatelic Gazetteer
Kay, G.K. - Postal Place Names in Poland
A Philatelic Gazetteer

Publisher: privately published, Edinburgh, 1992.
Paperback, 390 pages, with addenda & corrigenda loosely inserted, Introduction and explanation of how to use the gazetteer in English, German & Polish, slight twist to the binding, previous owner's name inside front cover, foxing to top page-edges, internally clean, a Good working copy.
A very useful comprehensive listing of postal place names which are, or were, used in territories forming part of the Polish state. Based on study of official postal directories and other lists, articles and maps, it also contains information on the different foreign administrations at various periods of time and the names these administrations used.
£12.50Quantity:

Smith, H.M. (Editor) - The White Eaglet Nos. 1 and 2
Smith, H.M. (Editor) - The White Eaglet
Nos. 1 and 2

Publisher: The Polish Philatelic Society, England, 1947.
Small paperbacks, 12 + 16 pages, rusty staples, vertical crease caused by folding, some wear, in fairly Good condition.
First two numbers (probably all that were issued) of this rarely seen publication. The title "The White Eaglet" lasted only one issue, changing to "The White Eagle" for No. 2.
£20.00Quantity:

 - Filatelista Vol. II Nos. 1,2,3,4 & 5/6
- Filatelista
Vol. II Nos. 1,2,3,4 & 5/6

Publisher: Thistle Stamps, Edinburgh, 1950.
Five small format paperbacks, 12 + 12 + 12 + 12 + 14 pages, text in Polish, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Rarely seen Polish language periodical published in Scotland.
£20.00Quantity:

 - Catalogue of the Magnificent Specialised Collection of British East Africa, with outstanding Zanzibar, also supporting sections of Kenya & Tanganyika
- Catalogue of the Magnificent Specialised Collection of British East Africa, with outstanding Zanzibar, also supporting sections of Kenya & Tanganyika
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Auctions Ltd., London, 1968.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 46 pages + plates, a couple of tiny marks to the front cover, page-edges slightly toned, in Good condition.
Well illustrated with b/w photo-plates, and with some colour photo-plates to front and rear covers.
£9.00Quantity:

 - Catalogue of Zanzibar featuring many Rare Essays and Proofs
- Catalogue of Zanzibar
featuring many Rare Essays and Proofs

Publisher: Harmers, London, 1979.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 13 pages + vii plates, with the prices realised, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£7.50Quantity:

Virk, Brig. D.S. - Indian Army Post Offices in the Second World War
Virk, Brig. D.S. - Indian Army Post Offices in the Second World War
Publisher: Army Postal Service Association, New Delhi, 1982.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 362 pages, illustrated with maps, dustwrapper in Poor condition with several tears and some loss, cracking to front inner-hinge, binding shaken, a Good working copy.
Describes in detail the service rendered by the APOs in each theatre of War where Indian troops were employed during World War II.
£28.00Quantity:

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