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Osborn, Geoffrey - Naval Officers
Osborn, Geoffrey - Naval Officers' Letters
A Study of Letters Sent to and from British Royal Navy Officers Serving Abroad in the Victorian Era

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, Bristol, 1995.
Large paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 134 pages, covers a little rubbed at edges, minor shelfwear, pages fine, in Good condition.
Illustrates pages from the author's collection with additional text. Illustrated in black & white.
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Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform
A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, in Fine unused condition.
A superb work on the complexities of the postal rates in Britain prior to the reforms of 1840. Colour illustrated throughout with covers from the author's collection.
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[Stone, Peter] - The Peter Stone Collection of Great Britain Postal History
[Stone, Peter] - The Peter Stone Collection of Great Britain Postal History
Publisher: Spink, London, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 111 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
Superb reference catalogue featuring an extensive selection of Ship Letters plus Campaign Covers, Post Offices in the Ottoman Empire, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 254 pages, slightest shelfwear to the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook. The standard reference work on the subject.
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Muir, Douglas N. - Postal Reform and the Penny Black A New Appreciation
Muir, Douglas N. - Postal Reform and the Penny Black
A New Appreciation

Publisher: The National Postal Museum, London, 1990.
First edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 242 pages, in Very Good condition.
An excellent look at Rowland Hill's reform of the postal system and the introduction of the first adhesive postage stamps. With many illustrations including many in colour. This important study draws on unpublished documents and extensive new research, to offer a fresh insight into the period leading to the issue of the Penny Black and the Mulready Envelope in 1840.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1984.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, vi + 134 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, slightest shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
The final volume in the series. Now also out of print.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), spiralbound, vi + 152 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, front cover very slightly sunned/toned else in Very Good condition.
Now out of print and becoming difficult to find.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume III, Die 1, Plates 92 to 131
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume III, Die 1, Plates 92 to 131

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1976.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, vi + 152 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, slight toning to the covers, slight corner-creasing, in Good condition.
The rarest volume in the series.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1972.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, v + 153 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, slight toning to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Long out of print and difficult to find.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume I Die 1, Plates 1b to 45
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume I Die 1, Plates 1b to 45

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1972.
First edition, card covers, spiralbound, v + 156 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, corrigenda & addenda page loosely inserted, corner-creasing to the front cover with some surface loss, previous owner's name inside front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.
First in the five volume series. Long out of print and sought after.
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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, slight creasing to the front cover and a tiny tear to the top edge of the front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
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Simpson, Ray and Sargent, Peter - Stamp Perforation: The Somerset House Years 1848 to 1880
Simpson, Ray and Sargent, Peter - Stamp Perforation: The Somerset House Years
1848 to 1880

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2006.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xvi + 370 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive and authoritative account of the origins and development of stamp perforation in early Victorian Britain. Includes a very useful illustrated guide to perforation varieties. Very well illustrated. Out of print and hard to find.
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Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac Part 1 Frame Damage
Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac
Part 1 Frame Damage

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1963.
First edition, card covers, plastic comb-binding, iii + 71 pages, previous owner's name inside front cover, minor toning to page-edges and rear cover else in Very Good condition.
The first part of Ron Lee's two volume work on the plate varieties on the 1881 Penny Lilac covers frame damage. The author personally examined over 3.5 million copies of the Penny Lilac in the course of preparing the two volumes. Well illustrated. Out of print and scarce.
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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, 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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Harvey, Ian - Great Britain Booklets, Production and Promotion The First 100 Years
Harvey, Ian - Great Britain Booklets, Production and Promotion
The First 100 Years

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2014.
Paperback, illustrated, viii + 48 pages, in Very Good condition.
'Handout' booklet to accompany a Display to the Royal Philatelic Society London. Informative text and very well illustrated in colour.
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Tahl, Harry - Notes on Line Engraved British Stamps
Tahl, Harry - Notes on Line Engraved British Stamps
Publisher: Frank Godden Ltd, London, circa 1925.
Paperback, illustrated, 14 pages, minor dusty marks to covers, tiny nick to fore-edge of covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
Scarce work on Maltese Cross cancellations.
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James, Alan - Sir Rowland Hill & the Post Office
James, Alan - Sir Rowland Hill & the Post Office
Publisher: Longman, 1972.
Paperback, illustrated, 112 pages, a few tiny spots of foxing to the upper edges else in Very Good condition.
Written primarily for younger readers but still a useful introduction to the subject. Scarce.
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[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad The Glassco Collection
[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad
The Glassco Collection

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 259 pages, illustrated, with the list of prices realised, slight corner-crease to rear cover, very slight dusty marks/foxing to spine and edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The greatest collection of GB Post Offices Abroad ever formed. Profusely illustrated in black & white and some colour. An important reference.
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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, minor soiling to the spine and front cover, pages fine, 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.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1970.
Second (Revised) edition, hardback, illustrated, 134 pages, a few tiny marks, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
The standard reference work on Maltese Cross cancels.
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