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Mackay, James A. - Irish Postmarks since 1840
Mackay, James A. - Irish Postmarks since 1840
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1982.
Large (A4) paperback, 222 pages, crease to transparent plastic front cover, a little foxing to edges, in Good condition.
Detailed work on the postal markings, both handstruck and machine impressed, used in Ireland from 1840. Includes Ireland up to the Treaty of December 1921, and the province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic since then. With more than 2,000 illustrations of postmarks.
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Wilcock, Bob - The 1908 Olympic Games, the Great Stadium and the Marathon - A Pictorial Record
Wilcock, Bob - The 1908 Olympic Games, the Great Stadium and the Marathon - A Pictorial Record
Publisher: The Society of Olympic Collectors, London, 2008.
Large format paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 124 pages, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner to title-page, in Very Good condition.
Profusely illustrated handbook/catalogue of items relating to the 1908 Olympic Games. Featuring postcards, stamps, postal history, etc. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857 A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts
Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857
A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & the Postal History Society, 1998.
Two large hardback volumes in slipcase, illustrated, 900+ pages, folding maps in pocket at rear, minor blemishes to slipcase and mild signs of use, else in Very Good condition.
The definitive work on the subject. Detailed and well illustrated.
£45.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840 With a description of the postmarks used therein
Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840
With a description of the postmarks used therein

Publisher: R. C. Alcock Ltd., nd [circa 1973].
Second edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 91 pages, slight spine-lean, previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Reprint of the scarce 1938 handbook on the history of Dockwra's Penny Post, the Government Penny Post, and the Twopenny Post. With details of the postmarks used by each. Well illustrated.
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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, page-edges slightly toned, small sellotape marks to endpapers, 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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Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd [circa 1970].
Paperback, illustrated, 87 pages, slight scorner-creasing, in Good condition.
A concise study of British postmarks, packed with information and well illustrated with over 200 figures. In effect this is an abridged version of the much larger classic handbooks by Alcock and Holland - an excellent introduction for the beginner or aide memoire for the more experienced collector.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Postmarks of Great Britain & Ireland Part II
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Postmarks of Great Britain & Ireland
Part II

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1955.
Paperback, 62 pages, illustrated, mild corner creases, in Good condition.
Supplementary information to the original handbook. Scarce.
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Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919 Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies
Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919
Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies

Publisher: Chavril Press, Perth, 1996.
Third edition, paperback, illustrated, iii + 35 pages, in Very Good condition.
A splendid introduction to a subject on which little has been published. It lists the 570+ P.O.W. Camps in the British Isles together with information on those in thirteen Dominions and Colonies. With over 150 illustrations of censor marks, instructional cachets and stationery.
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Hebdon, Eric - Burnley Postal History The Story of the Royal Mail in Burnley
Hebdon, Eric - Burnley Postal History
The Story of the Royal Mail in Burnley

Publisher: Burnley & District Philatelic Society, 1994.
Paperback, illustrated, 155 pages, spine and covers a little sunned, first and last page and edges a little toned, signed by the author, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History 1534-1867
[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History
1534-1867

Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2000.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 98 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the sale of the truly magnificent and unique collection of British Postal History formed by Professor Barrie Jay, co-author with Martin Willcocks of The British County Catalogues of Postal History. A wonderful collection with a strong emphasis on the postal history of London, with many very rare pieces including an Original Dockwra cover. Profusely illustrated, with 24 pages of plates, including some in colour.
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Wilson, Harold S.; Harlow, Richard and Farrant, Michael - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 5
Wilson, Harold S.; Harlow, Richard and Farrant, Michael - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 5
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, ix + 60 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: The Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain - The development of the West Coast Services; The Republic of Venice Posts - A brief account of some of the postal arrangements serving the Republic until 1797; and German East Africa Wartime Emergency Measures 1915 & 1916.
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Leonard, Charles; Kelly, Peter; and Fitton, Keith - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 4
Leonard, Charles; Kelly, Peter; and Fitton, Keith - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 4
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2003.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 83 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: The Post between GB and Russia, via Prussia 1852-1875; The Postal History of the Railway on the Island of Réunion; and Early Seychelles Air Mails 1926-1971.
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Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2000.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, v + 111 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring four excellent postal history studies: "On Dragon's Wings" Twentieth century Air Routes to the Far East (The China Connection); "The Factory Inspectorate in England", Postal matters relting to social reform; "Crossroads at Panama", Panama Railways; and "Westphalia & the Grand Duchy of Berg", postal communications between Russia and Prussia to Holland and France 1790-1814.
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Douglas, Gustaf and Donaldson, Wayne and Bjäringer, Tomas and Hällström, Jonas - Great Britain and Sweden Early Mail and Mail Connections The Stockholmia Reception
Douglas, Gustaf and Donaldson, Wayne and Bjäringer, Tomas and Hällström, Jonas - Great Britain and Sweden Early Mail and Mail Connections
The Stockholmia Reception

Publisher: privately published, 2018.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, in Very Good condition.
Stockholmia 2019 Handout #3. Brochure to accompany a display to the RPSL. Well illustrated in colour.
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Bodily, Ritchie and Jarvis, Chris and Hahn, Charless - British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century
Bodily, Ritchie and Jarvis, Chris and Hahn, Charless - British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century
Publisher: The Collectors Club of Chicago, 1984.
Hardback, illustrated, ix + 331 pages, very slight marks to upper page-edges, in Good condition.
Superb work on the Mulready Caricatures, Propaganda, Patriotic Enelopes etc. Very well illustrated (including colour plates). The standard work on the subject.
£45.00Quantity:

[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
Publisher: Phillips, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, with the prices realised, very slight toning to one corner, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Illustrated in black & white (with some colour illustrations to the rear cover).
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[Littaur, Gavin] - The Gavin Littaur Collection of British Postal History Featuring Selected Rare Covers from the Period 1840-53
[Littaur, Gavin] - The Gavin Littaur Collection of British Postal History
Featuring Selected Rare Covers from the Period 1840-53

Publisher: Spink, London, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 43 pages, corners of covers slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
39 lots featuring rare (many unique) line-engraved covers, Mulreadys, etc. All items illustrated in colour.
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Warn, Ian M. - Bristol 5th Clause & Penny Posts 1793 to 1840
Warn, Ian M. - Bristol 5th Clause & Penny Posts
1793 to 1840

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1980.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vii + 142 pages + plates + folding table, with separate Rarity Guide loosely inserted, ex libris National Postal Museum with their inkstamp to front endpaper and label to dustwrapper spine, inscription to the NPM signed by the author to front endpaper, short tear to dustwrapper (now in a protective sleeve), a few small marks to page-edges, a Good reading copy.
Scarce postal history study.
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Mackay, James A. - Registered Mail of the British Isles
Mackay, James A. - Registered Mail of the British Isles
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 395 pages, very short tear to transparent plastic cover, slight dusty mark to page-edges, title handwritten to spine, internally clean, a Good working copy.
Scarce and sought after work.
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Daniels, J.H. - A History of British Postmarks
Daniels, J.H. - A History of British Postmarks
Publisher: Upcott Gill, London, 1898.
Fisrt edition, hardback, illustrated, 184 pages, slight hint of spine-lean, head & foot of spine and edges of boards slightly rubbed, a little foxing to page-edges, ex libris Postal History Society with their bookplate to front endpaper, a Good reading copy.
Scarce early work. Well illustated.
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