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Nissen, Charles - The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Nissen, Charles - The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, London, 1921.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 15 pages, tiny tear to spine, covers rather creased, pages fine, in Good condition.
Scarce booklet issued as a Supplement to the Report of the Eighth Philatelic Congress of Great Britain.
£10.00Quantity:

[Giamporcaro, Tito] - The Tito Giamporcaro Collection of Great Britain
[Giamporcaro, Tito] - The Tito Giamporcaro Collection of Great Britain's Mulreadys and their Caricatures and British Printed and Hand-Illustrated Envelopes
Publisher: Robert A. Siegel, New York, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 93 pages, slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue. Well illustrated. Scarce.
£9.00Quantity:

Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain 1660-1939
Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain
1660-1939

Publisher: Revenue Society of Great Britain, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 124 pages, corner-creasing and some shelfwear to the covers, a few pencil annotations to pages, in Good condition.
Excellent work on a topic not much covered elsewhere. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
£12.50Quantity:

[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail
[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail
Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2016.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, with the prices realised, tiny corner-creases to the front cover else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of classic covers to and from the Australian States; to and from New Zealand, etc. including the earliest known letter from Western Australia (which sold for £42,000). Profusely illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - From Australian States to the Commonwealth of Australia 1850-1960
The 'Besançon' Collection

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2017.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 248 pages, with prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of Australian States and including Commonwealth of Australia. Very well illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - From Australian States to the Commonwealth of Australia 1850-1960
The 'Besançon' Collection (part II)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2018.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 296 pages, with prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of Australian States and including Commonwealth of Australia. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding
Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail
A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2003.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 352 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook. Out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 289 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
The first comprehensive account of this subject, greatly expanding the available information on Australasian maritime wrecks and accidents. Full details are provided of the circumstances of the wrecks, the subsequent handling of the salvaged mail and the markings applied, from the earliest known wreck mail in 1622 up to 1993.
£40.00Quantity:

Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962
Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962

Publisher: The London Stamp Exchange Ltd., London, 1990.
Reprint, large hardback, dustwrapper, 779 pages, slight wear to edges of dustwrapper, ink stamp of previous owner to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the important reference work originally published in 1969.
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Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918
Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails
Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1997.
Large format hardback, illustrated, iii + 91 pages, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of an internal Post Office Memorandum which includes a list of Mails Lost at Sea during the War. With additional information and numerous illustrations of covers added by the editor to the original text.
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Eisendrath, Joseph L. - Crash Covers An Aerophilatelic Challenge
Eisendrath, Joseph L. - Crash Covers
An Aerophilatelic Challenge

Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1979.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, 210 pages, tiny dent to fore-edge of front cover else in Very Good condition.
Useful work. Includes the Crash Cover section of the American Air Mail Catalogue. Scarce.
£26.00Quantity:

- Aircraft Accidents
Letter from the Acting Secretary of Commerce transmitting in response to Senate Resolution No. 206, Information on Aircraft Accidents which have occurred between the dates of May 20, 1926, and May 16, 1930, of which the Department has a Record

Publisher: US Government Printing Office, Washington, 1931.
Hardback, 259 pages, spine lightly rubbed, title-page slightly coming loose at top, in Good condition.
A detailed official listing of American aircraft accidents 1926-1930. Rare.
£48.00Quantity:

 - Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe Nos. 82-102, 107-118
- Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe
Nos. 82-102, 107-118

Publisher: ForGe Grossbritannien e.V., Germany, 1990-95, 1997-99.
Hardback, large (A4) format, 33 issues bound in six volumes, blue cloth gilt, missing Nos. 103-106 (1995-96), with the 1999 Library Index (107pp) bound in, text in German, slight sunning to spines and a little to the front cover of the last volume, small mark to upper-edges of one volume, else in Very Good condition.
An excellent journal with high quality articles on British stamps and postal history. Well illustrated.
£45.00Quantity:

Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2003.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 190 pages + appendices, with separate pricing guide loosely inserted, very slight hint of spine-lean and minor bend to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
Important reference work which lists all the known crashes, interruptions and forced landings of Imperial Airways and its predecessor airlines. Includes many previously unrecorded crashes and cachets. Very well illustrated.
£35.00Quantity:

[Palmer, Ben] and ["Springfield"] - Australasia; featuring the Ben Palmer Gold Medal Collection of New South Wales Postal Rates 1850-1912
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[Palmer, Ben] and ["Springfield"] - Australasia; featuring the Ben Palmer Gold Medal Collection of New South Wales Postal Rates 1850-1912 and the 'Springfield' Collections of New South Wales and Queensland
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 50 pages, with the prices realised, tiny corner-crease to front cover, top and foot of spine slightly chipped else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of mainly Australian States, including Ben Palmer's collection of New South Wales postal history. Very well illustrated in colour.
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[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - Australia & Asia Featuring The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail Part 2
[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - Australia & Asia
Featuring The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail Part 2

Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2017.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 42 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the second portion of Captain Ward's collection of classic era covers to and from the Australian States, New Zealand, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 99 pages, prices realised, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of mainly Second World War postal history. The 725 lots cover a very wide range, both geographically and by subject, and include Air Letters and Airgraphs, Censored Mails, PoW Mails, Undercover Addresses, etc. Very well illustrated with 24 pages of colour plates.
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Steadman, Mark and Jensen, Martin Rovang - The Airship is Coming!
Steadman, Mark and Jensen, Martin Rovang - The Airship is Coming!
Publisher: Post & Tele Museum, Copenhagen, 2006.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, 95 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Book to accompany a museum exhibition on the history of the Zeppelins. Very well illustrated. {Non-philatelic]
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Blau, Fred F. and Deighton, Cyril [pseudonym of Len Deighton] - The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127 - Graf Zeppelin (A Philatelic Handbook)
Blau, Fred F. and Deighton, Cyril [pseudonym of Len Deighton] - The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127 - Graf Zeppelin
(A Philatelic Handbook)

Publisher: Germany Philatelic Society Inc., USA, 1981.
First edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, viii + 80 pages, some toning to spine and margins of the covers, previous owner's name to front free-endpaper and some small pen ticks to four pages, a Good reading copy.
Important handbook. Well illustrated including some colour. Scarce and sought after.
£60.00Quantity:

Duggan, John and Woodward, Gisela - Graf Zeppelin Polar Post
Duggan, John and Woodward, Gisela - Graf Zeppelin Polar Post
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 1997.
Paperback, illustrated, 71 pages, bilingual text in English & German, a few mild dusty marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Postal history of the 1931 Graf Zeppelin Polar Flight. With black & white illustrations of flown covers, cachets, cancellations, etc.
£15.00Quantity:

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