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[Mayer, Frederick] - Spanish Mariana Islands The Frederick Mayer Collection
[Mayer, Frederick] - Spanish Mariana Islands
The Frederick Mayer Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, tiny scuff to edge of spine, ownership stamp of previous owner to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of Frederick Mayer's remarkable collection of this little-known Spanish possession. Well illustrated in colour.
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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.
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Singer, Armand E. - The Armand E. Singer Tibet 1809-1975
Singer, Armand E. - The Armand E. Singer Tibet 1809-1975
Publisher: George Alevizos, Santa Monica, 1995.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 193 pages, tiny stain to fore-edge of front cover and to page-edges (barely visible and not affecting the inside of the book) else in Very Good condition.
Reproduction of pages from Armand Singer's remarkable collection of Tibet. Mainly in black & white but with some colour.
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Hellrigl, Wolfgang C. - The Postal Markings of Tibet
Hellrigl, Wolfgang C. - The Postal Markings of Tibet
Publisher: Geoffrey Flack, Vancouver, 1996.
Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 68 pages, with a letter from the publisher presenting this copy to Robson Lowe, in Very Good condition.
The comprehensive catalogue of the British-Indian, Imperial Chinese, Independent Tibetan and Chinese People's Republic's postal markings in use in Tibet between 1903 and 1959.
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Haverbeck, H.D.S. - The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Tibet
Haverbeck, H.D.S. - The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Tibet
Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, 1958.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, small nick to lower edge of front cover, covers a little creased at corners and rubbed at edges, small scuff to rear cover, small mark to first page, else in Good condition.
Rare handbook.
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Zirkle, Helen K. (Editor) - Philatelic Handbook for Korea 1884-1905
Zirkle, Helen K. (Editor) - Philatelic Handbook for Korea 1884-1905
Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, 1970.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 128 pages, dustwrapper lightly soiled and a little rubbed at edges, mild shelfwear, contents sound, in Good condition.
Scarce and useful handbook of Korean philately and postal history.
£28.00Quantity:

[Hinde, William C.] - "The William C. Hinde" India "Used Abroads", Campaign Covers, Tibet - Nepal, Boxer Rebellion
[Hinde, William C.] - "The William C. Hinde" India
"Used Abroads", Campaign Covers, Tibet - Nepal, Boxer Rebellion

Publisher: Robson Lowe Postal History Auctions, London, 1957.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, with photocopy prices realised, a few small marks to the covers, tiny tear to foot of spine, price realisations written in page margins throughout, slight shelfwear, an acceptable copy in Fair to Good condition.
Rare catalogue of Indian postal history, featuring important Used Abroad, Campaign covers, and Tibet.
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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.
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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.
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[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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Proud, Edward B. - British Post Offices in the Far East
Proud, Edward B. - British Post Offices in the Far East
Publisher: Proud-Bailey, East Sussex, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 551 pages + colour plates, short tear to front inner-hinge (probably caused during production) else in Very Good, unused condition.
Another excellent volume in the series of Proud British Empire postal history handbooks. With the author's usual combination of fascinating background information, reprinting of postal documents, and thorough listing, illustrating and valuation of the postal markings. Very well illustrated with postmark illustrations. Contents include British Post Offices in China, Japan, Macao, and Thailand, Postal Rates, Pacific Mail Routes, etc.
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Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Hong Kong 1841-1997
Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Hong Kong
1841-1997

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 2004.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 1152 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very large volume in the series of Proud British Empire postal history handbooks. With the author's usual combination of fascinating background information, reprinting of postal documents, and thorough listing, illustrating and valuation of the postal markings. Very well illustrated with postmark illustrations, photographs of Post Offices, etc.
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Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Malaya Volume 1 Straits Settlements
Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of Malaya Volume 1
Straits Settlements

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, East Sussex, 2000.
Second edition, revised & enlarged, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 440 pages, in Very Good condition.
An excellent volume in the series of Proud British Empire postal history handbooks - the first of the three volumes covering the postal history of Malaya. This volume covers the postal history of the States of the former Straits Settlements - Singapore, Penang, and Malacca. Illustrated with hundreds of postmark illustrations, photographs and maps, four colour plates, and with valuations throughout.
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Haverbeck, Harrison D.S. - Die Briefmarken von Bahawalpur
Haverbeck, Harrison D.S. - Die Briefmarken von Bahawalpur
Publisher: ArGe Neues Handbuch der Briefmarkenkunde, Frankfurt am Main, 1964.
Paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 10 pages, text in German, "Besprechungs-Exemplar" (Review Copy) ink-stamp to front cover, some toning to page-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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Entwistle, Charles R. - Wartime Airmails - The Locally Registered and Foreign Air Services of British Asia
Entwistle, Charles R. - Wartime Airmails - The Locally Registered and Foreign Air Services of British Asia
Publisher: Chavril Press, 2001.
Paperback, 24 pages, slightest hint of a crease to front cover else in VG condition.
Useful booklet looking at Airmail services during World War II. Highlights the routes flown by locally registered Empire carriers within British Asia and those foreign countries that provided services to, from or through the region. It shows how routes were established, amended and abandoned as the ebb and flow of war dictated. A brief summary of the routes flown by B.O.A.C. is provided, followed by details of the services offered by the locally registered companies. This is followed by the services of the foreign countries that operated to or through British Asia. Each country then has a summary of the services available to it, with the final section devoted to notes on the postal history and special services available.
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Donaldson, Neil - The Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia and The Gulf
Donaldson, Neil - The Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia and The Gulf
Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1975.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, map endpapers, 280 pages, fold-out table at end, spine a little sunned and slightly rubbed, page-edges very slightly toned, signed by the author to title-page, H.V.F. Winstone's copy with a signed dedication from the author "For Victor Winstone, in view of a common interest in Captain Shakespear, Neil Donaldson" [H.V.F. Winstone was a journalist and author who specialised in the Middle East and wrote a biography of the British explorer Captain Shakespear], in Good condition.
The classic handbook. Out of print and difficult to find.
£70.00Quantity:

[Lane, E.N.] - Postage Stamps of China The E.N. Lane Collection
[Lane, E.N.] - Postage Stamps of China
The E.N. Lane Collection

Publisher: Sotheby's & Corinphila, Hong Kong, 1997.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 60 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Illustrated in colour.
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