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Great Britain - Postmarks
Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I Before and After - 1903 to 1929
Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I
Before and After - 1903 to 1929

Publisher: privately published, 1977.
Large paperback (card covers), plastic comb-binding, illustrated, 300 pages, corners of covers a little creased, page-edges rather toned and foxed, some foxing to title-page, previous owner's name inside front cover, a Good working copy.
No. 22 of 600 copies printed. "An illustrated reference book of British Army postmarks and their location at home and abroad during the campaigns of the War and also on manoeuvres operations and post war occupations, with relevant historical and postal information." Very detailed. The standard handbook on the subject.
£35.00Quantity:

[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History
[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections
of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the fascinating postal history collections formed by Harold Wilson. Featuring G.B. Airmails; Australian T.P.O.s; G.B. Railways & T.P.O.s; and Derbyshire Postal History. Well illustrated in colour.
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Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain Part 3 Scotland and Ireland
Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain
Part 3 Scotland and Ireland

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1977.
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 78 pages, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Useful work.
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Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain Part 2 England - South of the Midland T.P.O.
Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain
Part 2 England - South of the Midland T.P.O.

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1979.
Second edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 80 pages, covers partially sunned else in Very Good condition.
Useful work.
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Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain Part 1 England - The Specials and Associated T.P.O.s
Wilson, H.S. - T.P.O. A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain
Part 1 England - The Specials and Associated T.P.O.s

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1979.
Third edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 76 pages, a few ink ticks and annotations to some pages, in Good condition.
Useful work.
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Goodbody, A.M. - An Introduction and Guide to the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain
Goodbody, A.M. - An Introduction and Guide to the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain
Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1983.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, in Very Good condition.
Informative booklet.
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Goodbody, A.M. - The Railway Sub Offices of Great Britain
Goodbody, A.M. - The Railway Sub Offices of Great Britain
Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1983.
Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, covers partially sunned, in Good condition.
Useful handbook, with alphabetical listing of sub offices with earliest and latest known dates.
£7.50Quantity:

Hill, Norman - The Railway Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain and Ireland, 1838-1975
Hill, Norman - The Railway Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain and Ireland, 1838-1975
Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1977.
First edition, card covers, 24 pages, spine slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition
A handy listing of all the known T.P.O. services of Great Britain and Ireland, with dates of use, brief notes on each, and illustrations of some of the postmarks.
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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, 1979.
Second edition, reprint, hardback, 138 pages, very slight dusty marks to upper edges, very slight bend to the covers, 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.
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Robertson, Alan W. - A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles (An Encyclopaedia of Maritime Postal History)
Robertson, Alan W. - A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles
(An Encyclopaedia of Maritime Postal History)

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1993.
Reprint edition, two volumes, hardback, in slipcase, illustrated, 448 + 688 pages, some wear to the slipcase, a few tiny dusty marks to top page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
One of the great masterpieces of philatelic literature originally published in instalments between 1955 and 1964. Because of the way in which pages were issued to subsrcibers over the period of ten years many original copies were deficient, and the author's eccentric page numbering system made it difficult to ascertain what was missing. This edition reprints the original in its entirety, in a slightly smaller format than the original. An essential reference work for collectors of maritime postal history.
£120.00Quantity:

Gould, Dr. M.H. - British Naval Post and Censor Marks of the First World War
Gould, Dr. M.H. - British Naval Post and Censor Marks of the First World War
Publisher: The Forces Postal History Society, 1998.
Second edition, large paperback, illustrated, 229 pages, a few small dusty marks and spots of foxing to the top-edges, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
Useful handbook on the many different postal markings used by the Navy in WW1.
£24.00Quantity:

Stephens, P.M. and Erskine, R.S. - The Scots Local Namestamps 1840-1860
Stephens, P.M. and Erskine, R.S. - The Scots Local Namestamps
1840-1860

Publisher: privately published, 1994.
Large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, circa 200 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very thoroughly researched study which considerably revises and enlarges the Scottish Postmark Group's original handbook of 1964. This large work includes alphabetical lists of Post Offices, with type of postmark used, dates, colour, county, sorting office, etc. Plus county lists, with maps showing the Post Offices, and illustrations of covers. Out of print and hard to find.
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Broomfield, Roger W. - The Undated Postmarks of Wales 1840 to 1860 A study of the undated namestamps of Welsh Post Offices
Broomfield, Roger W. - The Undated Postmarks of Wales 1840 to 1860
A study of the undated namestamps of Welsh Post Offices

Publisher: Welsh Philatelic Society & the Stuart Rossiter Trust, 1996.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 124 pages, some dusty marks to the upper page-edges and a few spots of foxing to the inside of the front cover, pages clean, in Good condition.
Out of print and scarce.
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Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840
Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters
A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1990.
Large format (A4) paperback, viii + 250 pages, illustrated, page-edges very foxed and with some foxing to the first few pages, a Good working copy.
An essential guide to British pre-adhesive postage rates. Long out of print and sought after.
£40.00Quantity:

Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Publisher: The TPO and Seapost Society, 1996.
Second edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, slight creasing to the rear cover, in Good condition.
Postal history study of the mail service between London and Dublin, via Holyhead. With much useful information on times of trains and ships, and with detailed coverage of all the known cancellations, including Paquebot markings, Irish TPOs, Hooded Circles, Duplex obliterators,etc. Excellent illustrations of the postmarks, and many photo-illustrations of covers.
£7.50Quantity:

Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971 A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps
Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971
A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps

Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 1993.
Large (A4) paperback, 74 pages, a review of the book has been pasted inside the front cover, very slight bend to the covers, else in Very Good condition.
An excellent study. Well illustrated.
£15.00Quantity:

Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red Illustrated Guide and Catalogue
Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red
Illustrated Guide and Catalogue

Publisher: Philatelic Imprint, London, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 168 pages, some slight wear to the dustwrapper, else in Very Good condition.
Important and sought after handbook, with extensive section on the Maltese Cross cancel, plus numeral cancels, duplex cancels, cancellations unofficially used during the Maltese Cross period, Scottish Locals, unusual cancellations, used abroad, and a concluding chapter on the late use of the 1841 Penny Red.
£60.00Quantity:

Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 1
Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland
Volume 1

Publisher: Mike Jackson Publications, 2006.
Large hardback, illustrated, viii + 181 pages, signed by Mike jackson, mild marks to the dustwrapper, very slight bend to the covers, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
Comprehensive reference, profusely illustrated in black & white. This first volume includes details from over one hundred post towns arranged alphabetically from A to L.
£50.00Quantity:

Parmenter, John - Low Number Suburban Ovals Cancellations of the London District Post and Subsequent Suburban Districts
Parmenter, John - Low Number Suburban Ovals
Cancellations of the London District Post and Subsequent Suburban Districts

Publisher: Privately published, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, one or two tiny marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
A priced catalogue based on collecting these postmarks on loose stamps.
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Mackay, James A. - The Circular Name Stamps of Scotland
Mackay, James A. - The Circular Name Stamps of Scotland
Publisher: privately published, nd [circa 1977].
First edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, some marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Scarce work on the remarkable series of circular postmarks unique to Scotland which began with Glasgow's so-called 'Woodblock' fancy-type of 1740-9.
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