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Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air
Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers
Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1967.
Third edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 180 pages, dustwrapper lightly soiled and very slightly chipped at edges, in Good condition.
The last and best edition of this classic handbook, revised to incorporate air crashes of British overseas airways.
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Ince, J.F. - The Travelling Post Offices of Nigeria 1903-1939 with an Appendix covering the Mobile Post Offices 1949-1959
Ince, J.F. - The Travelling Post Offices of Nigeria 1903-1939
with an Appendix covering the Mobile Post Offices 1949-1959

Publisher: West Africa Study Circle, 1991.
Paperback, illustrated, circa 50 pages, light cover wear else in VG condition.
Excellent postal history study.
£9.50Quantity:

[Sirirattumrong, Jay] - The Comprehensive Postal History Collection of the WWII Thai-Burma Railway The Jay Sirirattumrong Collection
[Sirirattumrong, Jay] - The Comprehensive Postal History Collection of the WWII Thai-Burma Railway
The Jay Sirirattumrong Collection

Publisher: Dynasty Auctions, Hong Kong, 2013.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 51 pages, text in English, corner-crease to covers and slightly affecting the page corners, else in VG condition.
Catalogue of postal history relating to the infamous Thailand-Burma Railway. Featuring P.o.W. Mails from the seven camps, Incoming Mails, Mails sent by civilian workers, Mails sent by Japanese soldiers, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Purves, J.R.W. - Victoria: The Travelling Post Offices and Their Markings 1865-1912
Purves, J.R.W. - Victoria: The Travelling Post Offices and Their Markings 1865-1912
Publisher: The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1955.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 55 pages, covers slightly browned, tiny amount of foxing to top-edges, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 300 copies.
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Robinson, P.E. - The Trans-Siberian Railway on Early Postcards
Robinson, P.E. - The Trans-Siberian Railway on Early Postcards
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1999.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 50 pages, in Very Good condition.
Describes and illustrates numerous early postcards depicting the Trans-Siberian Railway.
£9.50Quantity:

Creuven, Xavier - Atlas Chronologique et Descriptif des Oblitérations et Marques postales «Ambulants» de Belgique
Creuven, Xavier - Atlas Chronologique et Descriptif des Oblitérations et Marques postales «Ambulants» de Belgique
Publisher: J. Vossen, 1949.
Paperback, illustrated, 46 pages, text in French, minor wear to covers, small sticker to front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£20.00Quantity:

Jackson, H.T. - The Railway Letter Posts of Great Britain Part 1 General History
Jackson, H.T. - The Railway Letter Posts of Great Britain
Part 1 General History

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1970.
Second edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 58 pages, in VG condition.
Useful work. Scarce.
£12.00Quantity:

Ewen, H. L
Ewen, H. L'Estrange - A History of Railway Letter Stamps
Describing all Varieties issued by the Railway Companies of Great Britain and Ireland under the authority of the Postmaster-General

Publisher: Ewen's Colonial Stamp Market, London, 1901.
Hardback, half-leather gilt binding, marbled endpapers, top-edges gilt, illustrated, vii + 430 pages, re-backed with new leather spine, original leather corners rubbed with some loss, small blemishes to covers and page-edges, internally clean. A Good reading copy.
The most detailed work written on the subject. Very scarce.
£90.00Quantity:

Johnson, Peter - Mail by Rail The History of the TPO & Post Office Railway
Johnson, Peter - Mail by Rail
The History of the TPO & Post Office Railway

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd., 1995.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 128 pages, slight signs of use, in Good condition.
Revised and updated edition of "The British Travelling Post Office" first published in 1985. A comprehensive, very well illustrated study of the TPO service. Includes a historical survey of the various services, looks at the rolling stock used, and apparatus for depositing and collection by moving train. With a chapter on TPO postmarks, Late Fee and collectables, and a useful Bibliography.
£9.00Quantity:

Johnstone, Albert B. and Startup, Robin M. - Mails by Rail in New Zealand The Story of the Railway Travelling Post Offices of New Zealand
Johnstone, Albert B. and Startup, Robin M. - Mails by Rail in New Zealand
The Story of the Railway Travelling Post Offices of New Zealand

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 2001.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiii + 206 pages, in Very Good condition.
A fine work. Out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Slabbinck, Henk - Roue Ailée / Winged Wheel
Slabbinck, Henk - Roue Ailée / Winged Wheel
Publisher: Le Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies de Monaco, 2009.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 113 pages, bilingual text in French & English, in Very Good condition.
Superb study of the "Winged Wheel" overprints on Belgian Parcel Post issues. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
£30.00Quantity:

Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - A Winter Journey Through Siberia to China, 1910
Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - A Winter Journey Through Siberia to China, 1910
Publisher: Yen Ping Sei, Hong Kong, 2012.
Paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, in Very Good condition.
New book illustrating and describing fifteen postcards sent by an Englishman on a train journey from Warsaw to Dairen, China in the winter of 1910-11. The fronts and backs of the postcards are illustrated in colour, as are additional postcards addded by the authors illustrating stations, bridges etc. along the route. An interesting appendix illustrates postcards sent home by a Russian soldier in the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05.
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Hellman, E.A. - Die Eisenbahnmarken Finnlands
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1955.
No. 134 of a limited edition of 200, paperback, illustrated, 152 pages, text in German with supplementary Preface in Finnish, complete with 106 actual stamps, bookplate of the British Society of Russian Philately tipped-in inside front cover, else in Very Good condition.
The rare handbook on Finnish railway stamps, complete with genuine examples of the stamps. Of the limited edition of 200 copies, the first 25 contained 150 stamps, the remaining 175 copies were to contain 75 stamps each. This copy however contains 106 stamps - 31 more than called for. One of the great rarities of Scandinavian philatelic literature.
£250.00Quantity:

Johnson, Peter - The British Travelling Post Office
Johnson, Peter - The British Travelling Post Office
Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd., 1985.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 104 pages, slight spine roll, else in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive, very well illustrated study of the TPO service. Includes a historical survey of the various services, looks at the rolling stock used, and considers the development of the lineside equipment for depositing and collection by moving train. With an Appendix on TPO postmarks, and a useful Bibliography.
£8.50Quantity:

Hill, Norman - The Royal Tour Trains Their Postal History and Postmarks
Hill, Norman - The Royal Tour Trains
Their Postal History and Postmarks

Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1977.
First edition, paperback, 23 pages, Fine condition.
A useful booklet covering the ten Royal Tours undertaken between 1925 and 1973 to various parts of the Commonwealth. Details of the itineraries and postal arrangements for each tour are given along with illustrations of the postmarks used. A good source of information not easily found elsewhere.
£5.00Quantity:

Silvester, Reginald - Official Railway Postcards of the British Isles Part 2
Silvester, Reginald - Official Railway Postcards of the British Isles
Part 2

Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1981.
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, 100 pages, illustrated, in Fine condition.
A comprehensive listing of postcards issued by the following Railway Companies: Barry Railway; Cambrian Railways; Corris Railway; Great Central Railway; Great Western Railway; & Vale of Rheidol Railway. Full of detailed information. With 12 pages of black & white illustrations. A superb reference for the collector.
£6.50Quantity:

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