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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, small mark inside front cover, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Revised edition of the first volume in the series. Long out of print and difficult to find.
£45.00Quantity:

Kralicek, V.J. and Page, W.A. - The 25th Anniversary of Czechoslovak Independence (The 1943 London Exhibitions)
Kralicek, V.J. and Page, W.A. - The 25th Anniversary of Czechoslovak Independence
(The 1943 London Exhibitions)

Publisher: Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain, 1996.
Large (A4) paperback, plastic ring-bound, illustrated, 50 pages, minor toning and few tiny marks to front cover, pages clean, in Good condition.
Study of the wartime exhibitions held in London by the exiled Czechoslovak Forces, Sokol Organisation and their Government to mark the 25th Anniversary of Independence. Includes details of miniature sheets, souvenir envelopes, Field Post Office etc.
£8.50Quantity:

Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London 1840-1890
Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London
1840-1890

Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1950.
Hardback, dustwrapper, blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 170 pages + plates (including some fold-out), dustwrapper sunned and with a short tear, very slight foxing to top-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce classic work.
£24.00Quantity:

Ardouin, E.G. - The Post Always Runs A Story of the British Post Office
Ardouin, E.G. - The Post Always Runs
A Story of the British Post Office

Publisher: The Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly, London, 1952.
Small paperback, illustrated, 45 pages, slightly rusted staples, a little creasing/mild shelfwear, in Good condition.
A useful summary of British Post Office history. Scarce.
£8.50Quantity:

Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906 vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet
Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906
vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet

Publisher: Karlheinz Wittig, Lohmar, 1989.
Paperback, vii + 254 pages, bilingual Foreword in German & English, tiny amount of spotting to the covers, tiny scuff to front cover and very short tear to rear cover, in Good condition.
Useful handbook which lists the Post Offices of London, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and Foreign Post Offices alphabetically and missing the first letter, missing the first two letters, backwards, etc so that partial or illegible postmarks can be identified.
£9.00Quantity:

Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor) - Victor Marsh
Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor) - Victor Marsh's Great Britain: Abnormal Embossed Postage Stamps of King Edward VII and King George V
Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 1998.
75th Anniversary edition, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Reprint with additional Introduction of Victor Marsh's original 1923 publication. The booklet tells the story of how stamp-dealer H. Edgar Weston (who used the pseudonym "Victor Marsh") was able to take advantage of Post Office rules to print sheets of embossed stamps, which he then cut into pairs or other multiples and used on covers.
£6.50Quantity:

Trinder, J.F. - The Postal History of the Tendring Hundred of Essex including the Borough of Harwich and the Urban Districts of Clacton on Sea, & Frinton & Walton on the Naze with Gt. Holland
Trinder, J.F. - The Postal History of the Tendring Hundred of Essex
including the Borough of Harwich and the Urban Districts of Clacton on Sea, & Frinton & Walton on the Naze with Gt. Holland

Publisher: privately published, 1971.
Paperback, illustrated, x + 150 pages, spotting to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£9.50Quantity:

Ewen, H. L
Ewen, H. L'Estrange - Priced Catalogue of the Nrewspaper and Parcel Stamps issued by the Railway Companies of the United Kingdom 1855-1906
Publisher: Tim Clutterbuck & Co., 1983.
Reprint, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, shelfwear and slight corner-creasing, pages clean, a Good working copy.
Reprint of the standard work on the subject, originally published in 1906.
£12.00Quantity:

Mackay, James - Collecting Local History
Mackay, James - Collecting Local History
Publisher: Longman, 1984.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, viii + 254 pages, spine slightly sunned else in Very Good condition.
An interesting work by the prolific philatelic author covering all sorts of local history collectables including postcards, stamps, and postal history.
£3.50Quantity:

Simon, E. and Lemaire, R. -  Catalogue des Cartes Postales l
Simon, E. and Lemaire, R. -
Catalogue des Cartes Postales l'Aéronautique d'avant 1914

Publisher: privately published, 1979.
Second edition, in two volumes, large paperbacks, illustrated, 605 pages, text in French, covers a little rubbed and slightly creased at corners, dusty marks to page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Large catalogue of French aviation postcards of the Golden Age. Illustrated in black & white. Scarce.
£40.00Quantity:

Frault, Adrien - Manuel Postal
Théorique et Pratique

Publisher: privately published, Paris, circa 1890.
Fifth edition, hardback, later cloth binding with original paper covers bound in, vi + 544 pages + advertisements, text in French, slight loss and repairs to the original paper covers, pages a little toned, in Good condition.
Rare nineteenth century postal guide. [Click 'next' for more images]
£95.00Quantity:

Smith, George W. - James Heath Engraver to Kings and Tutor to Many
Smith, George W. - James Heath
Engraver to Kings and Tutor to Many

Publisher: privately published, 1989.
Paperback, illustrated, vi + 38 pages, in Very Good condition.
The story of James Heath and his descendants, who controlled Perkins, Bacon for more than a century, and their international influence on the craft of engraving stamps, banknotes and portraits.
£9.50Quantity:

 - The Jamaica Philatelist Nos. 1-24
- The Jamaica Philatelist
Nos. 1-24

Publisher: British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1995.
Reprint, five volumes, paperback, comb-binding, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Reprint of all 24 issues published of The Jamaica Philatelist, originally published by the Jamaica Philatelic Society in 1927-1950.
£30.00Quantity:

Worsfold, Peter - Great Britain King George VI Low Value Definitive Stamps An illustrated study of the development of their design
Worsfold, Peter - Great Britain King George VI Low Value Definitive Stamps
An illustrated study of the development of their design

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2001.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, in Very Good condition.
Interesting, well-illustrated, study.
£9.00Quantity:

Friedemann, Albert and Wittmann, Dr. Heinrich - The Postage Stamps and Cancellations of the Post Offices in German South West Africa Handbook and Specialised Catalogue
Friedemann, Albert and Wittmann, Dr. Heinrich - The Postage Stamps and Cancellations of the Post Offices in German South West Africa
Handbook and Specialised Catalogue

Publisher: Collectors Mail Auctions, South Africa, 1980.
First English edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, 197 pages + 75 plates, minor marks and a couple of short tears to the dustwrapper, some dusty marks and foxing to page-edges, pages slightly toned, in Good condition.
English translation, by Ralph Putzel, of the classic handbook on German South West Africa. With new information not present in the original German edition, plus 75 additional photo-plates of rarer and interesting postmarks on covers. With the very useful Introduction for all German Colonies and Offices Abroad, complete list of Post Offices (with illustrations of the postmarks), plus sections on the Postal History of German South West Africa, including Forerunners, Military Campaigns, Ships' Mail, Railway Post, Naval Mail, etc.
£32.00Quantity:

Strowski, Stéphane - Les Estampilles Postales  de la Grande Guerre
Strowski, Stéphane - Les Estampilles Postales de la Grande Guerre
Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, 1976.
Reprint, paperback, illustrated, 386 + xvii pages, text in French, tiny corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, small stains to spine area not affecting pages, internally very clean, in Good condition.
Scarce reprint of the rare classic work on French postal markings of the First World War. Includes military and naval markings, censorship, occupied territories, Prisoners of War, etc.
£40.00Quantity:

 - Nouveau Catalogue 1921 Complet des Timbres-Poste relatifs à la Guerre emis depuis de 1er Août 1914 par les Puissances Belligérantes et Neutres
- Nouveau Catalogue 1921 Complet des Timbres-Poste relatifs à la Guerre
emis depuis de 1er Août 1914 par les Puissances Belligérantes et Neutres

Publisher: Théodore Champion, Paris, 1921.
Paperback, illustrated, 161 pages, text in French, slight wear to head of spine, ex library marks to first and last pages, pages slightly toned, in Good condition.
Scarce vintage catalogue of First World War stamps of the world.
£10.00Quantity:

["Midas"] - Postage Stamps of New Zealand 1873-1935 The "Midas" Collection
["Midas"] - Postage Stamps of New Zealand 1873-1935
The "Midas" Collection

Publisher: Sotheby's. London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, hardback, 105 pages + 88 plates, with the prices realised, mild dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent catalogue of one of the best collection of these issues ever formed. Over 1400 lots with proofs, colour trials, and the issued stamps with strength in beautiful multiples. Illustrated with 88 pages of plates, including 12 in colour.
£15.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - Cape of Good Hope 1853-1903
The 'Besançon' Collection (part I)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2018.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 112 pages, with prices realised, text in English, slight wear to dustwrapper, very slight hint of spine-lean and mild rippling to page fore-edges, in Good condition.
Superb catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

Bilak, Leon - Primer Centenario de los Primeros Sellos Postales en Centro América Historia y evolucion del sello postal a través de los años, dedicada a la juventud estudiosa de Guatemala
Bilak, Leon - Primer Centenario de los Primeros Sellos Postales en Centro América
Historia y evolucion del sello postal a través de los años, dedicada a la juventud estudiosa de Guatemala

Publisher: Guatemala, 1963.
Paperback, illustrated, 47 pages, text in Spanish, signed by the author, previous owner's name to title-page, minor dusty marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Rare.
£20.00Quantity:

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