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Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.
Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain
The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1951.
Small paperback, 23 pages, dusty marks to the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
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 - Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
- Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
Publisher: S.N. Beattie & Co. Ltd., Southgate, nd.
Folded card, in original printed envelope, in Very Good condition.
Very scarce.
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Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, Sidcup, 1948.
Second edition, small paperback, 19 pages, in Very Good condition.
Stamp Collectors Handbook No. 6. Scarce.
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Torrance, A.R. and Morenweiser, K. - British Empire Civil Censorship Devices World War II Section 2: United Kingdom
Torrance, A.R. and Morenweiser, K. - British Empire Civil Censorship Devices World War II
Section 2: United Kingdom

Publisher: The Civil Censorship Study Group, 1991.
First edition, large paperback, illustrated, 244 pages, slight corner-creasing, foxing to the page-edges, a Good working copy.
An important reference work.
£20.00Quantity:

[Wong, Wilson C.K.] - The China Expeditionary Force 1900-1923 The Wilson C.K. Wong Collection
[Wong, Wilson C.K.] - The China Expeditionary Force 1900-1923
The Wilson C.K. Wong Collection

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, Hong Kong, 1994.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 68 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, foot of spine rubbed with tiny amount of loss, in Good condition.
A splendid catalogue of 314 lots. The superb collection traces the postal history of the C.E.F. (the Anglo-Indian Force which took part in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion of 1900) and includes examples of the issued stamps with varieties, early mail and most of the postmarks of the Base and Field Post Offices, plus a wonderful section of stamps and postal history of the British Railway Administration of the Peking-Shanhaikwan Railway. An excellent reference catalogue, with illustrations of the Base and Field Post Office postmarks, plus many black & white plates and two colour plates.
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Birch, L. - Great Britain. The Coronation Stamp, 1937
Its Aberrations, Flaws, Abnormalities

Publisher: The Midland Stamp Co., Birmingham, no date.
Hardback, illustrated, [iv] + 36 pages + plate loosely inserted, spine slightly sunned, endpapers slightly toned, a few small ink corrections to the text, in Good condition.
A detailed work on the varieties. Scarce and sought after.
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Bates, Alan - Directory of Stage Coach Services 1836
Bates, Alan - Directory of Stage Coach Services 1836
Publisher: Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1969.
Hardback, dustwrapper, [vi] + 160 pages + folding map, very slight signs of wear else in Very Good condition.
Useful work which might be described as the "Bradshaw" of the height of Britain's stage coach era.
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Sampson, R.H. - The Stamps of Morocco Agencies
Sampson, R.H. - The Stamps of Morocco Agencies
Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1959.
First edition, reprinted with an additional note from "The London Philatelist", paperback (card covers), 64 pages, limited edition of 250 copies, slight wear to top and foot of spine, a few slight marks to front cover, previous owner's name inside front cover, a few small ink corrections to text, in Good condition.
Rare classic handbook.
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Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, 1997.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xviii + 218 pages, a little corner-creasing to the covers, few dusty marks to upper page-edges and scattered soiling to lower page-edges but internally clean, in Good condition.
Postal history of the various British military campaigns in Egypt and Sudan in the nineteenth century, based on the collection formed by John Firebrace. Very well illustrated with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
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Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910 Volume 2
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 2

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1990.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 516 pages + 8 colour plates, a couple of short tears to the dustwrapper, small dent to upper-edge of rear cover, minor signs of use, a Good reading copy.
Important reference work. Out of print and hard to find.
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Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910 Volume 1
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 1

Publisher: Bridger & Kay, London, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, top-edge gilt, xii + 364 pages + 4 colour plates, limited edition of 700 copies, this being one of 100 unnumbered copies in standard cloth binding for review purposes, dustwrapper rubbed at corners, slight rippling of page-edges, slight bend/warping to front cover, handwritten ink annotations to margins of some pages, an acceptable working copy only.
Important reference work.
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Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Publisher: Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien E.V. Im BDPh., 1984.
Paperback, spiralbound, viii + 240 pages, bilingual text in English & German, corner-crease to front cover, slight damage to corner of front cover at foot of sspine, some pencil annotations to a few pages, in Good condition.
A useful companion to Brown & Fisher's Plating of the Penny Vols 1 to 4. Scarce.
£28.00Quantity:

Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain
Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny
A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2005.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, iv + 52 pages, dedication from the author to title-page, corners very slightly rubbed, else in Very Good condition.
The Halfpenny stamp - its development, its design, its printing, and its history. Essential for collectors of this stamp, and with much of interest for all collectors of Victorian Line-Engraved stamps.
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Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900 An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates
Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900
An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1970.
Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, 81 pages, front cover slightly rubbed, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971 A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps
Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971
A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps

Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 1993.
Large (A4) paperback, 74 pages, a review of the book has been pasted inside the front cover, very slight bend to the covers, else in Very Good condition.
An excellent study. Well illustrated.
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Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red Illustrated Guide and Catalogue
Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red
Illustrated Guide and Catalogue

Publisher: Philatelic Imprint, London, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 168 pages, some slight wear to the dustwrapper, else in Very Good condition.
Important and sought after handbook, with extensive section on the Maltese Cross cancel, plus numeral cancels, duplex cancels, cancellations unofficially used during the Maltese Cross period, Scottish Locals, unusual cancellations, used abroad, and a concluding chapter on the late use of the 1841 Penny Red.
£60.00Quantity:

[Pitts, David] - Great Britain with Post Offices in Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia The David Pitts Collection
[Pitts, David] - Great Britain with Post Offices in Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia
The David Pitts Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2017.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 119 pages, creasing to the front cover, a couple of pen marks next to lot numbers on one page, in Good condition.
Catalogue of GB used Abroad, and British Empire, including strong Australasia, British Europe, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£8.00Quantity:

Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Publisher: privately published, 2011.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 50 pages, corners slightly rubbed, some shelfwear but internally fine, in Good condition.
Brochure to accompany Alan Holyoake's Display to the Postal History Society. Illustrated in colour throughout.
£20.00Quantity:

[Rossi, Gian Maria] - The Rossi Collection of G.B. Overprints
[Rossi, Gian Maria] - The Rossi Collection of G.B. Overprints
Publisher: Warwick & Warwick, 2005.
Auction catalogue, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 52 pages, slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Important catalogue of Great Britain stamps overprinted for use in British Colonies. Includes fine sections of British East Africa, Bechuanaland, Morocco Agencies, Nauru, Niger Coast & Oil Rivers, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, etc. Illustrated in colour.
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Mackay, James A. - English Provincial Krags
Mackay, James A. - English Provincial Krags
Publisher: privately published, 1987.
Large format (A4) paperback, 127 pages, one or two tiny marks to the covers, bookplate inside front cover, else in Very Good condition.
Detailed survey, with alphabetical listing, of the impressions made by Krag continuous-impression machines employed at post offices and sorting offinces in the English provinces. Scarce.
£9.00Quantity:

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