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Robertson, Alan W. - Great Britain Post Roads, Post Towns and Postal Rates, 1635-1839
Robertson, Alan W. - Great Britain Post Roads, Post Towns and Postal Rates, 1635-1839
Publisher: privately published, nd (circa 1970s).
Reprint of the 1961 original, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 62 pages, mild sunning to rear cover, previous owner's name at front, small tape marks to endpapers, in Good condition.
Includes Penny Posts of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. With useful maps.
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Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
& The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2017.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, ix + 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
A major new handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Parkin, Stephen (editor) - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840 Edinburgh & Leith and the Edinburgh District Offices
Parkin, Stephen (editor) - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840
Edinburgh & Leith and the Edinburgh District Offices

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2014.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, iii + 147 pages, in Very Good condition.
An update of the Edinburgh and Leith sections of the second edition of the Scottish pre-stamp handbook by Auckland & Stables. Well illustrated in colour.
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Auckland, Bruce and Stables, Ron - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840
Auckland, Bruce and Stables, Ron - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840
Publisher: The Scottish Postal History Society, 1995.
Second edition, large (A4) paperback, card covers, xii + 198 pages, slight marks and corner-crease to front cover, tiny mark to fore-edge of last few pages, in Good condition.
A first-rate handbook, similar in style to the Willcocks & Jay British County Catalogues, listing details of all the types of postal markings in use in Scotland before the introduction of adhesive postage stamps in 1840. Very well illustrated with illustrations of the standard types and of the Edinburgh and Glasgow types, and special types; and with maps showing locations of post towns, receiving houses, postal routes, etc. With a price-guide for each mark listed. Substantially larger than the first edition, this is the definitive handbook on the subject.
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Watson, Norman - The Postal History of Perth 1900-2000
Watson, Norman - The Postal History of Perth 1900-2000
Publisher: Perth Philatelic Society, 2006.
First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, dustwrapper, illustrated, 96 pages, signed by the author to title-page, foxing and marks to verso of dustwrapper, in Good condition.
The postal history of the Scottish city in the 20th century. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks From 1693 to the Present Time
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks
From 1693 to the Present Time

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1978.
Two volumes (text & plates), large format (A4) paperbacks, 140 + circa 50 pages, some marks to the covers, internally clean, in Good condition.
Scarce study of Scottish postal markings.
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Grimwood-Taylor, James - The Post in Scotland
Grimwood-Taylor, James - The Post in Scotland
Publisher: Stamp Publicity Board, 1990.
Paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, in Very Good condition.
A history of the posts in Scotland. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Ayres, George - History of the Mail Routes to Ireland until 1850
Ayres, George - History of the Mail Routes to Ireland until 1850
Publisher: privately published, 2011.
First edition, paperback, 134 pages, small dent to lower edge else in Very Good condition.
The history of the development of the mail routes from London and Edinburgh to all ports that were used to convey mail to Ireland up to 1850.
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Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906 vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet
Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906
vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet

Publisher: Karlheinz Wittig, Lohmar, 1989.
Paperback, vii + 254 pages, bilingual Foreword in German & English, some minor dusty marks, few tiny corner-creases, in Good condition.
Useful handbook which lists the Post Offices of London, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and Foreign Post Offices alphabetically and missing the first letter, missing the first two letters, backwards, etc so that partial or illegible postmarks can be identified.
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Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 40 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.
The postal history and postmarks of David MacBrayne's steam packets, on which Post Offices were established in 1879.
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Beith, Richard - Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979
Beith, Richard - Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979
Publisher: privately published, 1981.
No.263 of a limited edition of 750 copies, paperback, 84 pages, dusty marks to the covers and to top page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook of all airmail events relating to Scotland, with details of the development of the airmail routes, quantities of mail carried, planes and airlines used etc. The author has very thoroughly investigated not only the records of British operators but also those of Scandinavia and Iceland; and, since 1946, of France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. With very informative appendices, and many illustrations. Out of print and scarce.
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Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Publisher: Woods Of Perth, 1976.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 27 pages, slightly rusty staples, minor dusty marks to the covers, in Good condition.
The postal history and postal markings of the Scottish city up to the end of the 19th century.
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Arundel, Richard - Brunswick Star Cancels
Arundel, Richard - Brunswick Star Cancels
Publisher: Richard Arundel Ltd., Woking, 1993.
First edition, paperback, comb-bound, 64 pages, few tiny marks to rear cover, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
First edition of the useful work detailing all the known types of Brunswick Star cancels with their dates of use, codes, etc., and with a valuation guide.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1987.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 196 pages, in Very Good condition.
This book deals with the numbers allocated to Post Offices in Scotland from 1844 onwards, and used in obliterators, double stamps and combined date and obliterating stamps down to the beginning of the twentieth century. From the 1880s until 1924, these numbers were also employed in charge and explanatory marks and in examiners' triangular stamps, all of which are surveyed here for the first time in depth. Well illustrated.
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Watson, Dr. V.M.M. (Editor) - The ANSPEX Handbook
Watson, Dr. V.M.M. (Editor) - The ANSPEX Handbook
Publisher: Aberdeen and North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1950.
Hardback, red cloth gilt, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce hardback edition of this Exhibition handbook. With several interesting articles, including "Scots Local Cancellations" by John Anderson, "A Short Postal History of Aberdeen" by W.L. Falconer, and "The ABC of Forgery Detection" by Dr. V.M.M. Watson.
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Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910 A Record of Progress and Development
Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910
A Record of Progress and Development

Publisher: Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History & Antiquarian Society, 1912.
No. 102 of a limited edition of 175 copies, card covers, viii + 81 pages + plates, covers a little soiled and slightly rubbed with some loss to one corner of front cover, short split to foot of spine, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.
Extremely scarce work.
£30.00Quantity:

Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010 A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland
Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010
A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland

Publisher: Aberdeen Philatelic Society, 2010.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xii + 165 pages, in Very Good condition.
A superb history, including exhibitions, awards, publications, library, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Young, Margaret D. - The Parliaments of Scotland Burgh and Shire Commissioners
Young, Margaret D. - The Parliaments of Scotland
Burgh and Shire Commissioners

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press, Edinbirgh, 1992.
Two volume set, hardback, blue cloth gilt, lx + 817 pages, in Very Good condition.
Biographical dictionary of the personnel of the Parliament of Scotland prior to the Union of 1707. A useful reference for collectors of early postal history. [Non-philatelic]
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Charnley, Bob - The Western Isles: A Postcard Tour 1. Barra to North Uist
Charnley, Bob - The Western Isles: A Postcard Tour
1. Barra to North Uist

Publisher: Maclean Press, Skye, 1992.
Paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, previous owner's name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated.
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Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006 A Century of Scottish Philately
Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006
A Century of Scottish Philately

Publisher: Caledonian Philatelic Society, Glasgow, 2005.
Hardback, illustrated, v + 179 pages, signed by the author and by the President and a past President of the Society, previous owner's name to front endpaper, slight hint of spine-lean else in Very Good condition.
A fine colour-illustrated history, with chapters on notable members, publications, exhibitions, etc.
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