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Smythies, E.A. and Dawson, L.E. and Haverbeck, H.D.S. - The Postage Stamps of Nepal
Smythies, E.A. and Dawson, L.E. and Haverbeck, H.D.S. - The Postage Stamps of Nepal
Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, nd [circa 1950].
Paperback, illustrated, 48 pages, corner-crease, slight mark to front cover, extensive foxing to first page and very little scattered foxing elsewhere, in Good condition.
Very scarce handbook.
£25.00Quantity:

Buti, Antonio Bandini - Storia della Posta e del Francobollo
Publisher: Ulrico Hoepli, Milano, 1946.
Second edition, hardback, half leather gilt binding with gilt decoration and five raised bands to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top page-edges gilt, xv + 715 pages + colour plates + map, text in Italian, lower edges of boards only very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Beautifully bound copy of this scarce work on the history of the posts and postage stamps. [click 'next' for more images]
£175.00Quantity:

Kessler, F.W. - The Air Post Stamps of Colombia
Publisher: F.W. Kessler, New York, 1936.
Paperback (card covers), spiralbound, illustrated, 117 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very rare work "containing the Complete History of the Colombian Air Post Service; the Specialized Catalogue of Air Post Stamps and Covers, and Scadta Stamps of Colombia and Ecuador". Well illustrated in black & white, and with one colour plate and a cellophane overlay for distinguishing between the two printings of the Ecuador provisional Scadta issues.
£50.00Quantity:

Kiffer, Selby and Scott, Robert A.G.A. - The British Guiana: The World
Kiffer, Selby and Scott, Robert A.G.A. - The British Guiana: The World's Most Famous Stamp
Publisher: Sotheby's, New York, 2014.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 71 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of the 2014 sale of the British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta - "the World's Most Famous Stamp". A sumptuous production, covering the history of the stamp and its various owners.
£36.00Quantity:

[Starr, Major James] - "Hidden Treasures" Postage Stamps of China The Major James Starr Collection
[Starr, Major James] - "Hidden Treasures" Postage Stamps of China
The Major James Starr Collection

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1991.
Two volumes (text & plates) in slipcase, hardback, circa 150 pages + 119 plates, text volume illustrated in colour, plates volume illustrated in black & white, with the prices realised, very minor wear to the slipcase else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of one of the greatest collections of Chinese philately.
£60.00Quantity:

Champion, Théodore - Catalogue Historique et Descriptif des Timbres de la Poste Aérienne
Champion, Théodore - Catalogue Historique et Descriptif des Timbres de la Poste Aérienne
Publisher: Théodore Champion, Paris, 1930.
Sixth edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, vii + 547 pages, bilingual text in French & English, corners of front cover very slightly bumped, a few minor blemishes, in Good condition.
The final bilingual edition of this specialised catalogue of Air Mail stamps, cachets, postmarks, etiquettes, etc. of the world. Includes a chapter on the Siege of Paris 1870-1871.
£35.00Quantity:

Zirkle, Helen K. - The Postage Stamps and Commemorative Cancellations of Manchoukuo
Zirkle, Helen K. - The Postage Stamps and Commemorative Cancellations of Manchoukuo
Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, 1964.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 131 pages, long tear to rear panel of dustwrapper and some other short tears, book it self has slightest hint of spine-lean, in Good condition.
Important handbook with useful information not published elsewhere.
£28.00Quantity:

Akagi, Roy Hidemichi - The Postage Stamps of Manchoukuo
Akagi, Roy Hidemichi - The Postage Stamps of Manchoukuo
Publisher: The Japanese American Review, New York, 1941.
Paperback, illustrated, 101 pages, very slight crease to front cover, tiny nick to rear cover, very slight rippling to lower margins of pages, a few tiny marks to front endpaper, else in Very Good clean condition.
Scarce and important handbook.
£30.00Quantity:

Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Concise Catalogue of Postal Cancellation of China (1872-1949)
Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Concise Catalogue of Postal Cancellation of China (1872-1949)
Publisher: privately published, San Francisco, 1996.
Hardback, illustrated, 743 pages, text in English, binding very slightly shaken, a few tiny dusty marks to the edges, internally clean, in Very Good condition.
Essential reference work. Very hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Oldfield, Captain Herbert R. - The Stamps of the Treaty Ports of China and of Formosa
Oldfield, Captain Herbert R. - The Stamps of the Treaty Ports of China and of Formosa
Publisher: Séfi, Pemberton & Co., London, 1927.
Paperback, illustrated, 61 pages, slight mark to front cover, spine neatly repaired, mild creasing, tiny amount of foxing, in Good condition.
"The Philatelic Journal of Great Britain" Series of Studies in Philately No. 4. Rare handbook/catalogue of Chinese locals.
£55.00Quantity:

Ireland, Philip W. - China The Large Dragons 1878-1885
Ireland, Philip W. - China
The Large Dragons 1878-1885

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1978.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 130 plates, a few tiny dusty marksand tiny spots of foxing to dustwrapper and to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Classic work on China's "Large Dragons". Illustrated in black & white and with four pages of colour plates. Long out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Warin, D.F. - The Postal Issues of Hejaz, Jeddah and Nejd
Warin, D.F. - The Postal Issues of Hejaz, Jeddah and Nejd
Publisher: D. Field, london, 1927.
Paperback (grey card covers), xi + 130 pages + folding map + 2 colour plates + loosely inserted chart, old label and previous owner's name to front cover, covers chipped at edges, slight wear to top of spine, a little foxing to the margins of the colour plates else pages clean, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 350 copies. Rare classic work.
£175.00Quantity:

Haworth, W.B. and Sargent, H.L. - The Postage Stamps of the Hejaz
Haworth, W.B. and Sargent, H.L. - The Postage Stamps of the Hejaz
Publisher: H.F. Johnson for the Junior Philatelic Society, London, 1922.
Small format paperback, illustrated, vi + 63 pages, covers somewhat soiled and a little rubbed at edges, a previous owner's name crossed out inside front cover, a few tiny ink annotations to margins of a very few pages and some small pencil annotations, in Good condition.
Very rare.
£50.00Quantity:

Wilson, John M. - The Hejaz A History in Stamps
Wilson, John M. - The Hejaz
A History in Stamps

Publisher: Lance D. Limoges, USA, 1982.
Paperback, illustrated, ix + 131 pages, a couple of tiny marks to the front cover else in Very Good condition.
Useful work. Scarce.
£20.00Quantity:

Mayo, M. Max - Barid Al-Sa
Mayo, M. Max - Barid Al-Sa' Udiyyah Wa Al Hejaz Wa Najd
Publisher: privately published, 1973.
Paperback, illustrated, 158 pages, text in English, bookplate inside front cover, very slight corner-crease to front cover and first few pages, in Good condition.
The standard work on the stamps of Hejaz, Nejd and Saudi Arabia. Illustrated in black & white. Out of print and scarce.
£30.00Quantity:

Farahbakhsh, F.N. - The Early Postmarks of Iran 1875-1925
Farahbakhsh, F.N. - The Early Postmarks of Iran 1875-1925
Publisher: published by the author, Tehran, 1991.
Paperback, illustrated, 292 pages, bilingual text in English & Farsi, slight wear to top of spine with tiny amount of loss, top-edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce and important handbook.
£30.00Quantity:

Migliavacca, Giorgio - A Concise Postal History of Persia
Migliavacca, Giorgio - A Concise Postal History of Persia
Publisher: Laurel Publications International, 1986.
Paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, in Very Good condition.
A useful work. Very scarce.
£28.00Quantity:

Lyons, James H. - The Commemorative Stamps of the World
Lyons, James H. - The Commemorative Stamps of the World
Publisher: The New England Stamp Company, Boston, 1914.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 132 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce and attractive book describing and illustrating commemorative stamps of the world.
£15.00Quantity:

Lyons, James H. - Natural History as Shown on Postage Stamps
Lyons, James H. - Natural History as Shown on Postage Stamps
Publisher: The New England Stamp Company, Boston, 1916.
Hardback, illustrated, 34 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce work.
£12.50Quantity:

Dupont, Henry C. - Premiers Timbres et Premiers Vols de la Poste Aérienne des États-Unis
Dupont, Henry C. - Premiers Timbres et Premiers Vols de la Poste Aérienne des États-Unis
Publisher: , 1965.
Paperback, 29 pages + 1 plate, text in French, covers a little chipped at edges, in Good condition.
Scarce work on US pioneer air mails.
£15.00Quantity:

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