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[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection Postage Stamps and Postal History of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports
[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection
Postage Stamps and Postal History of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1980.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 257 pages, with the prices realised, dustwrapper rubbed at edges, very slight dusty marks to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Catalogue of one of the greatest collections of Hong Kong & Treaty Ports ever formed. Well illustrated in colour throughout.
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[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Treaty Ports of China The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow
[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Treaty Ports of China
The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow

Publisher: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 90 pages, very slight sunning to the edges of the front cover, corners of covers very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of this magnificent collection of Treaty Ports - one of the greatest collections of these issues ever formed. With 580 lots, including magnificent Shanghai Large Dragons, essays, issued stamps, and postal history. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
£10.00Quantity:

[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection The British and French Post Offices in Japan, also sections of Chinese Imperial Post and Hong Kong covers
[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection
The British and French Post Offices in Japan, also sections of Chinese Imperial Post and Hong Kong covers

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1981.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, with the prices realised, covers rather rubbed, small corner-crease to front cover, some marks to margin of title-page, other pages clean, a Good working copy.
Important catalogue of foreign Post Offices in Japan, with useful 4 page Introduction by Ryohei Ishikawa. Very well illustrated in black & white and colour.
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["Antonia"] - The "Antonia" Collection of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports and Foreign Post Offices in China
["Antonia"] - The "Antonia" Collection of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports
and Foreign Post Offices in China

Publisher: Robson Lowe, Tokyo, 1981.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 112 pages, with the prices realised, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the remarkable Gold Medal-winning collection of Hong Kong, Treaty Ports, and Foreign Post Offices in China. 483 lots, about 100 of which are the Foreign P.O.s in China. A magnificent collection with many great rarities. Well illustrated in black & white, and with 11 pages of colour plates.
£15.00Quantity:

[Tan Kok Tin, Quintin] - The Quintin Tan Kok Tin Collection of China 1894-97 Dowagers and Surcharges
[Tan Kok Tin, Quintin] - The Quintin Tan Kok Tin Collection of China
1894-97 Dowagers and Surcharges

Publisher: Spink, Hong Kong, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 121 pages, embossed stamp of the RPSL to front cover, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
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[Fletcher, H.G.] - The "H.G. Fletcher" collection of Chinese Postage Stamps
[Fletcher, H.G.] - The "H.G. Fletcher" collection of Chinese Postage Stamps
Publisher: Phillips, London, 1978.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, tiny mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Rare auction catalogue of classic China. 474 lots, including First and Second Customs Issues, 1894-97 Dowager Issues, 1897 Surcharges, Chinese Republic, Local Issues, Foreign Post Offices, etc. Well illustrated in black & white.
£15.00Quantity:

["Autumn"] - The "Autumn" Collection of The Liberated Areas of China
["Autumn"] - The "Autumn" Collection of The Liberated Areas of China
Publisher: Spink, Hong Kong, 2001.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 82 pages, front cover has three embossed stamps of the RPSL, slight corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour. Scarce catalogue.
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[Bennett, Norman] - The Norman Bennett Collection of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports
[Bennett, Norman] - The Norman Bennett Collection of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2004.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 101 pages, with the prices realised, slight shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue. Well illustrated in colour.
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Wright, Roy W. (editor) - Journal of Chinese Philately Volumes 32-45 (Whole Nos. 234-317)
Wright, Roy W. (editor) - Journal of Chinese Philately
Volumes 32-45 (Whole Nos. 234-317)

Publisher: China Philatelic Society of London, 1984-1998.
14 complete volumes bound in seven, hardbound in green cloth, very slight spine-lean to final volume else in Very Good condition.
Nice bound run of this fine English journal devoted to Chinese philately and postal history.
£65.00Quantity:

[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Shanghai and Formosa The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow
[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Shanghai and Formosa
The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow

Publisher: Sotheby's & Corinphila, Hong Kong, 1997.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 80 pages, with the prices realised, some small marks and slight corner-creasing to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Fine catalogue of this superb collection of Shanghai Local Posts and Formosa. With 592 lots, including magnificent Large Dragons, essays, issued stamps, and postal history. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
£10.00Quantity:

Chan, Shiu-Hon - Colour-illustrated Stamp Catalogue of China (1878-1949)
Chan, Shiu-Hon - Colour-illustrated Stamp Catalogue of China
(1878-1949)

Publisher: Philatelic Publications Ltd., Hong Kong, 1992.
Hardback, illustrated, [x] + 516 pages, bilingual text in Chinese & English, slight spine-lean, minor dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, internally clean, a Good working copy.
Excellent specialised catalogue. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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Lankester, Ronald F. - China 1927-1949 being a history of the stamps issued during the rise of Mao Tse-tung, the period when his Revolutionary Forces fought against Japanese Aggression, and their subsequent overthrow of the Nationalist Government, thus founding the People
Lankester, Ronald F. - China 1927-1949
being a history of the stamps issued during the rise of Mao Tse-tung, the period when his Revolutionary Forces fought against Japanese Aggression, and their subsequent overthrow of the Nationalist Government, thus founding the People's Republic of China

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1972.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iv + 80 pages, dustwrapper somewhat soiled and with one or two short tears, minor dusty marks to top-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook on the early stamp issues of Communist China.
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Ireland, Philip W. - China The Large Dragons 1878-1885
Ireland, Philip W. - China
The Large Dragons 1878-1885

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1978.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 130 plates, a few tiny dusty marks to page-edges, minor shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
Classic work on China's "Large Dragons". Illustrated in black & white and with four pages of colour plates. Long out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1981.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 188 pages, dustwrapper rubbed, top page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
The classic work on the interesting postal history and curious native stamps of Tibet. The history of the Younghusband expeditions of 1903 and 1904, the introduction of the British-Indian and Chinese postal agencies and the establishment and expansion of Tibet's own postal services are dealt with fully. The philatelic problems arising from the Tibetan stamps with their varied inks and settings, and the variety of datestamps are also carefully described. For good measure, the history of the Mount Everest expeditions and flights are also included. Long out of print and scarce.
£35.00Quantity:

Alexander, Donald R. - Postal Stationery of Taiwan, Republic of China
Alexander, Donald R. - Postal Stationery of Taiwan, Republic of China
Publisher: The China Stamp Society, Iowa, 1993.
Hardback, illustrated, xii + 372 pages, with price guide in pocket at end, a few mild marks else in Very Good condition.
Important handbook/catalogue. Well illustrated.
£45.00Quantity:

Alexander, Donald R. and Kadull, Paul J. - Postal Stationery of China, Imperial and Republic to 1949
Alexander, Donald R. and Kadull, Paul J. - Postal Stationery of China, Imperial and Republic to 1949
Publisher: The China Stamp Society, Iowa, 1994.
Hardback, illustrated, xii + 176 pages, with price guide in pocket at end, a few mild marks to the covers, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook/catalogue. Well illustrated.
£40.00Quantity:

Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Historical Survey of Postage Stamps, Postmarks & Postage Rates of Taiwan (1945-1949)
Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Historical Survey of Postage Stamps, Postmarks & Postage Rates of Taiwan (1945-1949)
Publisher: privately published, San Francisco, 1986.
Two volumes, hardback, illustrated, 760 pages + colour plates, with valuation guide loosely inserted, text in English & Chinese, mild foxing to top page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated handbook. Scarce.
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Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - Paris to Shanghai, 1903 A Trans-Siberian Journey to China
Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - Paris to Shanghai, 1903
A Trans-Siberian Journey to China

Publisher: Yen Ping Sei, Hong Kong, 2011.
Paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, in Very Good condition.
This book illustrates and describes a series of 90 postcards that were sent home by a Frenchman, C.E. Tanant, on a journey from Paris to Shanghai in 1903. The postcards have views representing the cities and different parts of Europe and Asia that Tanant passed through. The front and back of each card is reproduced in colour, and the messages written in French have been translated into English and are included. Tanant was a keen philatelist, and many of the cards have railway station or travelling post office marks, adding to the interest for the postal historian. Tanant also took trouble to use different frankings on his cards, and to experiment with different postage rates. As well as informative commentary on Tanant's journey, the postcards and the stamps/postmarks on them, there is also a double-page map showing the Trans-Siberian and Chinese Eastern railways, with the travelling post office numbers indicated on the various sections.
£9.50Quantity:

[Shanahan's] - An Upper Middle Class Sale (Sale No.74)
Publisher: Shanahan's Stamp Auctions Ltd, Dublin, 1958.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 58 pages + 60 plates, small loss of corner-pieces to front cover, slight corner-creases to rear covers and some pages, in reasonably Good condition.
Includes Japan postmarks, China including Empress Dowager covers and combination covers, etc. A scarce catalogue issued by the (in)famous Dublin auction house.
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Clark, Kenneth G. - The History & Postal History of Japan
Clark, Kenneth G. - The History & Postal History of Japan's Wars
Volume II: The Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, The Armies & Prisoners, Field Post Offices, Postmarks

Publisher: Japan Philatelic Group, England, 2009.
Large hardback, illustrated, v + 442 pages, with cd-rom of some 150 pages of the author's Gold Medal collection, signed by the author, very slight damage/knock to the edge of the rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook. Illustrates some 750 cancellations.
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