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General philatelic works - Maritime
 - A Celebration of Austrian Philately
- A Celebration of Austrian Philately
Publisher: The Austrian Philatelic Society (of Great Britain), 2008.
Large paperback, colour illustrated, viii + 162 pages, text in English with short summaries in German, slight shelfwear, foot of spine slightly rubbed, in Good condition.
Excellent articles on Austrian philately: "The world's first regular and first international airmail service" by Ingert Kuzych; "The Austro-Hungarian Navy" by John Beech; "The Austrian Newspaper Tax" by Andy Taylor; "Postal Use of the Austrian Lloyd's seals 1838-1914" by Hans Smith; and "Pneumatic Post facilities in Wien 25" by Andy Taylor. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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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 somewhat rubbed at edges, front cover creased, pages fine, in Good condition.
Illustrates pages from the author's collection with additional text. Illustrated in black & white.
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Parmenter, John - GB Used Abroad: Cancellations and Postal Markings
Parmenter, John - GB Used Abroad: Cancellations and Postal Markings
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1993.
First edition, large format hardback, illustrated, xxviii + 344 pages, spine slightly sunned, slight wear to top of spine and some dusty finger-marks to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The first edition of the definitive handbook on the cancellations and other postal markings used on British stamps abroad. Long out of print.
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Howat, The Rev. J.N.T. - Falkland Islands Mails, The Kosmos Years 1880-1900
Howat, The Rev. J.N.T. - Falkland Islands Mails, The Kosmos Years 1880-1900
Publisher: The British Philatelic Trust, 1989.
Hardback, xiv + 146 pages, in Fine condition.
A history of the mail contracts with the Deutsche Dampfschifffahrts Gesellschaft "Kosmos" of Hamburg for communication with the Falkland Islands, and the change of contract to the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.
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Arseni, Alessandro - La Compagnia Transatlantica di Navigazione a Vapore 1852-1858 I Servizi Postali - La Guerra di Crimea - La Linea del Sud America
Arseni, Alessandro - La Compagnia Transatlantica di Navigazione a Vapore 1852-1858
I Servizi Postali - La Guerra di Crimea - La Linea del Sud America

Publisher: Postal Gazette, 2018.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 110 pages, text in Italian with English translation of some parts and English captions accompanying the illustrations, signed by the author, in Very Good condition.
No. 68 of a limited edition of 100 copies only. New handbook on the Transatlantic Steam Navigation Company. Illustrated in colour.
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de Cock, André - Les Bureaux de Poste Anglais à l
de Cock, André - Les Bureaux de Poste Anglais à l'étranger et leurs oblitérations
Publisher: privately published, Brussels, 1940.
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 64 pages, text in French, spine rubbed, slight creasing to lower edge of front cover and a few pages, corner-creasing to some pages and to front cover with tiny amount of loss, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 150 copies only. Illustrated with 144 postmark illustrations and black & white photo-plates of covers. Very scarce handbook on "GB used abroad".
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Strowski, Stéphane - Les Estampilles Postales  de la Grande Guerre
Strowski, Stéphane - Les Estampilles Postales de la Grande Guerre
Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, 1976.
Reprint, paperback, illustrated, 386 + xvii pages, text in French, tiny corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, small stains to spine area not affecting pages, internally very clean, in Good condition.
Scarce reprint of the rare classic work on French postal markings of the First World War. Includes military and naval markings, censorship, occupied territories, Prisoners of War, etc.
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Ludington, M.H. and Osborn, Geoffrey - The Royal Mail Steam Packets to Bermuda and the Bahamas 1842-1859
Ludington, M.H. and Osborn, Geoffrey - The Royal Mail Steam Packets to Bermuda and the Bahamas 1842-1859
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1971.
Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, complete with the set of 5 maps, slightly rusty staples, mild shelfwear and tiny marks to the covers, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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Bagshawe, Richard and Goldup, John - The Postal History of the Antarctic 1904-49
Bagshawe, Richard and Goldup, John - The Postal History of the Antarctic
1904-49

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1951.
Paperback, 35 pages + 8 plates, some slight marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
A scarce book. Well illustrated.
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Hargest, George E. - History of Letter Post Communications Between the United States and Europe 1845-1875
Hargest, George E. - History of Letter Post Communications Between the United States and Europe 1845-1875
Publisher: Quarterman Publications, 1975.
Second edition, hardback, illustrated, ix + 234 pages, no dustwrapper, very slight bend to the covers, slight wrinkling to one page, minor signs of use but overall in Good, clean condition.
An important handbook.
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Westley, H.C. - The Early Postal History of the British West Indies and North America
Westley, H.C. - The Early Postal History of the British West Indies and North America
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1957.
Special Series No. 2, limited edition of 100 copies, paperback, 34 pages, several short tears to the spine-covering with loss of a small piece to the top of the spine, some foxing to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Scarce work which reprints early documents relating to postal history.
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[Woolfe, John] - Maritime Wreck Covers of the World The John Woolfe Collection
[Woolfe, John] - Maritime Wreck Covers of the World
The John Woolfe Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2006.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 90 pages, slight shelfwear to the covers, one or two tiny blemishes but internally fine, in Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour throughout.
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Ellott, Gerald J. and Tabeart, Colin (editor) - The Michael Sullivan Correspondence 1874 & 1882 to 1885
Ellott, Gerald J. and Tabeart, Colin (editor) - The Michael Sullivan Correspondence
1874 & 1882 to 1885

Publisher: The Forces Postal History Society and the Society of Postal Historians, 2007.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, in Very Good condition.
A fascinating look at the many covers sent by Royal Navy shipwright Michael Sullivan. Very well illustrated including some in colour.
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Kenton, Phil J. and Parsons, Harry G. - Early Routings of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company 1842-1879
Kenton, Phil J. and Parsons, Harry G. - Early Routings of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company 1842-1879
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1999.
Large hardback, illustrated, xxiv + 471 pages, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook, with much detail on the sailings to the West Indies and Central America.
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Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Publisher: privately published, 1989.
Large paperback, 140 pages, illustrated, text in French, with Summary in English, covers a little rubbed at edges else in Very Good condition.
Scarce study of these postmarks, the post offices where they were applied and the postmark types.
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[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail
[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail
Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2016.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, with the prices realised, tiny corner-creases to the front cover else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of classic covers to and from the Australian States; to and from New Zealand, etc. including the earliest known letter from Western Australia (which sold for £42,000). Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918
Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails
Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1997.
Large format hardback, illustrated, iii + 91 pages, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of an internal Post Office Memorandum which includes a list of Mails Lost at Sea during the War. With additional information and numerous illustrations of covers added by the editor to the original text.
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Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962
Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962

Publisher: The London Stamp Exchange Ltd., London, 1990.
Reprint, large hardback, dustwrapper, 779 pages, slight wear to edges of dustwrapper, ink stamp of previous owner to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the important reference work originally published in 1969.
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Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 289 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
The first comprehensive account of this subject, greatly expanding the available information on Australasian maritime wrecks and accidents. Full details are provided of the circumstances of the wrecks, the subsequent handling of the salvaged mail and the markings applied, from the earliest known wreck mail in 1622 up to 1993.
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[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - Australia & Asia Featuring The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail Part 2
[Ward, Captain T.G.S.] - Australia & Asia
Featuring The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand-British Maritime Mail Part 2

Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2017.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 42 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the second portion of Captain Ward's collection of classic era covers to and from the Australian States, New Zealand, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
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