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[Hinde, William C.] - The "William C. Hinde" Specialised Collections of Egypt & Sudan
[Hinde, William C.] - The "William C. Hinde" Specialised Collections of Egypt & Sudan
Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1957.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important collections of Egypt (including Foreign Consular Post Offices) and Sudan. Scarce.
£12.00Quantity:

Shamir, Chaim and Siegel, Marvin - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948 Vol III: Israel Foreign Postal Links
Shamir, Chaim and Siegel, Marvin - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948
Vol III: Israel Foreign Postal Links

Publisher: Israel Philatelic Federation, Tel Aviv, 1991.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 143 pages, in Very Good condition.
Palestine's postal links with the rest of the world during the transition period. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Aloni, Zvi - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948 Vol I: Official Postal Services: Postal Administrations of British Mandate, Minhelet Ha
Aloni, Zvi - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948
Vol I: Official Postal Services: Postal Administrations of British Mandate, Minhelet Ha'am and Israel

Publisher: Israel Philatelic Federation, Tel Aviv, 2015.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 549 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook covering the postal administrations of British Mandate, Minhelet Ha'am and Israel during the transition period and immediately after the establishment of the State of Israel. Includes a chapter on Fakes & Forgeries. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Shimony, Zvi and Rimon, Yeremiyahu and Karpovsky, Itamar - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948 Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 1 Jerusalem and Safad Postal Services in the Transition Period
Shimony, Zvi and Rimon, Yeremiyahu and Karpovsky, Itamar - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948
Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 1 Jerusalem and Safad Postal Services in the Transition Period

Publisher: Israel Philatelic Federation, Tel Aviv, 2004.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 440 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook. Profusely illustrated throughout in black & white, and with 32 pages of colour illustraions.
£40.00Quantity:

Shimony, Zvi and Karpovsky, Itamar and Aloni, Zvi - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948 Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 2 Nahariya, Rishon Le Zion, The Negev Settlements, Sodom, Gush Etzion, Ben Shemen, Haifa "Messengers" and Tiberias, Affula & Nahalal "Emergency Mail"
Shimony, Zvi and Karpovsky, Itamar and Aloni, Zvi - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948
Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 2 Nahariya, Rishon Le Zion, The Negev Settlements, Sodom, Gush Etzion, Ben Shemen, Haifa "Messengers" and Tiberias, Affula & Nahalal "Emergency Mail"

Publisher: Israel Philatelic Federation, Tel Aviv, 2009.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 291 pages, crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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[Karpovsky, Itamar] - Holy Land - Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1852-1914 The Itamar Karpovsky Collection
[Karpovsky, Itamar] - Holy Land - Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1852-1914
The Itamar Karpovsky Collection

Publisher: The Global Philatelic Network, 2016.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 148 pages, Introduction in English & German, main text in English only, in Very Good condition.
No. 48 in the Edition d'Or series. Superb colour reproduction of pages from the collection.
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Bacon, E.D. - Catalogue of the Crawford Library of Philatelic Literature at the British Library
Bacon, E.D. - Catalogue of the Crawford Library of Philatelic Literature at the British Library
Publisher: The Printer' Stone Limited, 1991.
Revised edition, 500 copies printed, large hardback, circa 550 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
The 1991 reprint of the original 1911 work and the later Supplement and Addenda, with new Preface by David Beech and with British Library shelfnumbers in margins. This is the catalogue of the famous Crawford library - the most complete collection of early philatelic literature in existence. Edward Denny Bacon took ten years arranging and cataloguing the Earl of Crawford's remarkable library of some 4,500 volumes, and his labours eventually resulted in this monumental work. The "Bible" for collectors of early philatelic literature, it lists almost every book, catalogue, journal, or pamphlet relating to philately to be published anywhere in the world prior to 1908.
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Suppantschitsch, Victor - Bibliographie zugleich Nachschlagebuch der gesammten deutschen philatelistischen Literatur seit ihrem Entstehen bis Ende 1891
Suppantschitsch, Victor - Bibliographie zugleich Nachschlagebuch der gesammten deutschen philatelistischen Literatur seit ihrem Entstehen bis Ende 1891
Publisher: A. Larisch, München, 1892.
Hardback, 748 pages, text in German, binding only very slightly rubbed, a couple of blue pencil underlinings to title-page, else in Very Good condition.
The most important bibliography of early German language philatelic literature. Very rare.
£375.00Quantity:

[Hackmey, Joseph] - Philatelic Literature Auction featuring the Joseph Hackmey Philatelic Library
[Hackmey, Joseph] - Philatelic Literature Auction featuring the Joseph Hackmey Philatelic Library
Publisher: Huys-Berlingin AG, Liechtenstein, 2003.
Auction catalogue, hardback, 115 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of more than seven-thousand lots, with many of the great rarities of philatelic literature, and including a remarkable section of 'named' auction catalogues.
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[Kaplanian, Avo] - Palestine Mandate (1917-1948) The drs. Avo Kaplanian Collection
[Kaplanian, Avo] - Palestine Mandate (1917-1948)
The drs. Avo Kaplanian Collection

Publisher: Heinrich Köhler, Wiesbaden, 2013.
Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the superb collection of British Mandate Palestine stamps and postal history. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. Scarce hardback edition.
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["Cihangir"] - The Cihangir Collection (Part III): Postal Cancellations and Seals of the Ottoman Empire
["Cihangir"] - The Cihangir Collection (Part III): Postal Cancellations and Seals of the Ottoman Empire
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2000.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 74 pages + 125 plates, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Part 2 of this huge and spectacular collection. One of the best collections of Ottoman Empire cancellations ever formed.
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Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Palestine and Transjordan
Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Palestine and Transjordan
Publisher: Proud Publications Ltd., 2006.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
An excellent volume in the series of Proud British Empire postal history handbooks. This volume covers the postal history of Palestine and Transjordan from 1917 to the end of the British Mandate in 1948. With the author's usual combination of fascinating background information, reprinting of postal documents, and thorough listing, illustrating and pricing of the postal markings. Very well illustrated with postmark illustrations, and photographs. Out of print and scarce.
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Pearson, Patrick C. and Proud, Edward B.  - The Postal History of Iraq
Pearson, Patrick C. and Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Iraq
Publisher: Proud Bailey, 1996.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 262 pages, a few tiny spots of foxing to the upper page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Handbook in the Proud British Colonial Series which, besides the British Mandate period, includes the British Indian post offices of Basra and Baghdad.
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Vandervelde, V. Denis - The bombardment of Acre, 1840 A study in postal history
Vandervelde, V. Denis - The bombardment of Acre, 1840
A study in postal history

Publisher: Holyland Philatelic Society, 2010.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 20 pages, tiny mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Interesting study of the bombardment of Acre (now Akko in Northern Israel) by the British Navy during the Egyptian-Ottoman War. Illustrated in colour.
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["Nile"] & [Shaida, Hassan] - Rarities of Egypt, The Nile Collection, Triple Grand Prix Winning Collection Postal History Part I
plus Middle East & Persia including The Hassan Shaida Collection of Persian Postmarks

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 103 + 149 pages, text in English, hint of spine-lean, slight corner-creasing to covers, in Good condition.
Two remarkable collections - of Egyptian postal history and Persian postmarks - combined in one catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Brandt, Orhan and Ceylân, Sadik - Türk Postalari İlk Filatelik Damga ve Mühürleri 1863-1920 Premières Marques Postales Philatéliques de la Turquie
Brandt, Orhan and Ceylân, Sadik - Türk Postalari İlk Filatelik Damga ve Mühürleri 1863-1920
Premières Marques Postales Philatéliques de la Turquie

Publisher: Pulhan, Istanbul, 1963.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, bilingual text in French & Turkish, mild creasing to corners at top and foot of spine, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
Rare original edition of the classic work on early Turkish postmarks.
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[Groten, Dr. Arthur] - Dr. Arthur Groten
[Groten, Dr. Arthur] - Dr. Arthur Groten's "Via Palestine"
Publisher: Nutmeg Stamp Sales, New York, 1999.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 100 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of this international award-winning collection of mail to and from Palestine, Overland and by Air. Includes an excellent nine page introduction by Dr Groten, illustrated with maps, entitled "The Mail Routes from, to and through Mandate Palestine, 1918-1948 with special sections on the Baghdad-Haifa Overland Route and Aerophilately including the Development of the Air Routes to the East by England, Netherlands and France". 1775 lots, including superb air, sea, and overland covers. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Collins, Norman J. and Steichele, Anton -  The Ottoman Posts and Telegraph Offices in Palestine and Sinai
Collins, Norman J. and Steichele, Anton -
The Ottoman Posts and Telegraph Offices in Palestine and Sinai

Publisher: Sahara Publications, London, 2000.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iv + 241 pages, with the separate paperback Valuation Guide, mildest shelfwear to the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive study of the postal history and postmarks of the Ottoman period in Palestine and Sinai. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Chalhoub, Joseph H. - The Nile Post Handbook and Catalogue of Egyptian Stamps
Chalhoub, Joseph H. - The Nile Post
Handbook and Catalogue of Egyptian Stamps

Publisher: privately published by the author, Quebec, 2003.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxix + 788 pages + 32 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
From the dustwrapper: "The owner of this book will be in command of the latest and most comprehensive knowledge of Egyptian stamps and postal stationery, from the essays of the Posta Europea to the issues of the Republic up to 2002. Recognition of the rich assembly of varieties of all types, from printing flaws to major rarities, will be instantly at hand."
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Nofal, Mohamed Aly - Postcard Collectors Guide Part 1 Alexandria, Egypt 1890-1956
Nofal, Mohamed Aly - Postcard Collectors Guide
Part 1 Alexandria, Egypt 1890-1956

Publisher: privately published by the author, Alexandria, 2007.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 324 pages, text in English, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner to title-page, a couple of tiny marks to fore-edges, internally clean, in Very Good condition.
An excellent handbook. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£35.00Quantity:

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