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- Weekly Air Mail Nos. 2, 4-10
+ Monthly Air Mail, Volume 1 Nos. 1-12 & Volume 2 Nos. 1-7 & 9

Publisher: John S. Davis, Liverpool, 1930-32.
Bound together in one volume, hardback, blue cloth binding, ex libris Stephen H. Smith with his signature at front, tiny amount of loss to lower edge of first page of first issue and some slight marks, minor wear to earlier issues else in Very Good condition.
Rare early aerophilatelic journal, with interesting content on air mail flights, Zeppelin flights, etc.
£35.00Quantity:

Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry
Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue
and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., 1955.
Second revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 68 pages, publisher's label to front cover, slight corner-bend, else in Very Good condition.
Billig's Specialized Catalogues Volume 8. Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes The Hassan Shaida Collection
[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes
The Hassan Shaida Collection

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 128 pages, tiny corner-creases to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£12.00Quantity:

Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1992.
First edition, large hardback, illustrated, xxxii + 512 pages + 2 colour plates, obvious spine-lean (spine-roll), a Good working copy.
First edition of the major work on the subject. With extensive tables of rates explaining the complexities of the different rates in detail. An important handbook. Scarce and sought after.
£95.00Quantity:

Tabeart, Colin - Australia New Zealand UK Mails Volume 2, 1881-1900 Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home
Tabeart, Colin - Australia New Zealand UK Mails Volume 2, 1881-1900
Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home

Publisher: privately published, 2011.
First edition, large hardback, illustrated, vi + 410 pages, in Very Good condition.
A detailed handbook of rates and routes.
£60.00Quantity:

Arnell, J.C. - Atlantic Mails A history of the mail service between Great Britain and Canada to 1889
Arnell, J.C. - Atlantic Mails
A history of the mail service between Great Britain and Canada to 1889

Publisher: National Postal Museum, Ottawa, 1980.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 412 pages, dustwrapper creased and rubbed at edges, a little foxing to top page-edges, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook. Illustrated in colour.
£50.00Quantity:

Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail Volume 1
Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail
Volume 1

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 2006.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 482 pages + cd-rom in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook on maritime rates and postal markings. This first volume covers the mails of the first contracts between the US and Bremen, Prussia, Great Britain and France. Out of print and scarce.
£150.00Quantity:

Morton, D.G. - Southern African Air Mails Extracts from The South African Philatelist 1931-1973
Morton, D.G. - Southern African Air Mails
Extracts from The South African Philatelist 1931-1973

Publisher: privately published, 2005.
Large format paperback, spiralbound, vi + 192 pages, corner-crease to front cover and mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Useful compilation of articles, with index.
£15.00Quantity:

Jones, Frank G. - Etiquettes: Par Avion - By Air Mail
Jones, Frank G. - Etiquettes: Par Avion - By Air Mail
Publisher: privately published, 1992.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 53 pages, signed by the author, mild dusty marks to the edges, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on airmail labels (or etiquettes). Well illustrated, including two pages of colour illustrations. Out-of-print and difficult to find.
£18.00Quantity:

Wingent, Peter - Imperial Airways
Wingent, Peter - Imperial Airways' Empire Flying Boat Services
As reported by the "Southern Daily Echo"

Publisher: privately published, Winchester, 1997.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 180 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well researched compilation of articles from Southampton's daily newspaper. Illustrated with covers and maps.
£27.00Quantity:

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, some slight corner-creasing to the covers and a few mild dusty marks to page-edges, minor spine-lean and slight bend, internally VG and clean, 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.
£32.00Quantity:

Proud, Edward B. - Intercontinental Airmails Volume Two Asia and Australasia
Proud, Edward B. - Intercontinental Airmails Volume Two
Asia and Australasia

Publisher: Proud Publications, 2009.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 896 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook on commercial airmails to Asia and Australasia via the Middle East, including routes and rates, timtables etc. With much useful content on the Cairo-Baghdad R.A.F. Service, Imperial Airways Services, the Horseshoe Route, etc. Well illustrated including colour plates.
£85.00Quantity:

Wheeler, Roy and Stanley-Smith, Roger (editor) - De Havilland A Postal History
Wheeler, Roy and Stanley-Smith, Roger (editor) - De Havilland
A Postal History

Publisher: Pier Point Publishing & C.R. Wheeler, 1996.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, x + 150 pages, covers very slightly rubbed at edges, some small marks to the page-edges, one page creased, a Good reading copy.
A listing of mail-carrying first and special flights of De Havilland aircraft, plus aircraft specifications, De Havilland postcards, De Havilland aircraft depicted on stamps, etc. Very well illustrated with black & white photographs of covers from the author's extensive collection, postcards, aircraft, etc.
£15.00Quantity:

Furfie, Michael - International Postage Rates 1890s-1957
Furfie, Michael - International Postage Rates 1890s-1957
Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 2010.
Large (A4) paperback, spiralbound, 90 pages, in VG condition.
The author has used previously undiscovered data in the Post Office archives to compile this listing of incoming foreign Surface Rates to the United Kingdom. A useful reference work.
£15.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, spine slightly rubbed, one corner of front cover rubbed, minor marks, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
£17.50Quantity:

Kingston, R.A. - Camp Postmarks of the United Kingdom An illustrated reference  book of postmarks from military and naval establishments
Kingston, R.A. - Camp Postmarks of the United Kingdom
An illustrated reference book of postmarks from military and naval establishments

Publisher: Forces Postal History Society, 1971.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 45 pages, corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, tiny amount of foxing to edges, in Good condition.
Scarce reference work concerning the postmarks of Great Britain (includes Ireland up to 1922) which include the name of a military or naval establishment. Lists the different types of postmark along with alphabetical lists of the camps at which they were used and dates of use. Well illustrated with typical examples of the postmarks.
£9.50Quantity:

Swarbrick, Bob - The Royal Marines Home and Abroad, A Postal History 1664-1994
Swarbrick, Bob - The Royal Marines
Home and Abroad, A Postal History 1664-1994

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2006.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 162 pages, one or two tiny blemishes else in Very Good condition.
Excellent, very well illustrated handbook.
£30.00Quantity:

Field, Francis J. - Air Mail Labels (Etiquettes)
Field, Francis J. - Air Mail Labels
(Etiquettes)

Publisher: Francis J. Field Ltd., 1940.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, slight toning to covers and pages, slight corner-creases to first two pages, in Good condition.
Useful catalogue of Air Mail etiquettes. Includes two pages of colour illustrations. Very scarce.
£21.00Quantity:

Field, Francis J. - A Commercial and Historical Atlas of the World
Field, Francis J. - A Commercial and Historical Atlas of the World's Airways
Publisher: Francis J. Field Ltd., Birmingham, 1925.
Paperback, illustrated, 85 pages, spine and covers a little rubbed at edges, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.
Rare early F.J. Field publication. Illustrated with numerous maps.
£30.00Quantity:

Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Publisher: The Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 2005.
Large hardback, illustrated, 380 pages, one corner of front cover very slightly bumped, a few pages lightly creased, a few minor marks to the contents page, in Good condition.
Large, very detailed work on the mileage marks of the Midland counties and the mail-coach routes to London. Very well illustrated.
£30.00Quantity:

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