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["Medina"] - The Award Winning "Medina" Collection of India, Part II
["Medina"] - The Award Winning "Medina" Collection of India, Part II
Publisher: Spink, London, 2013.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 63 pages, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the second portion of the spectacular collection of India stamps and covers formed by Mohammed Sayeed. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
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["Medina"] - The Award Winning "Medina" Collection of India, Part 1
["Medina"] - The Award Winning "Medina" Collection of India, Part 1
Publisher: Spink, London, 2013.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 86 pages, minor wear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the first portion of the spectacular collection of India stamps and covers formed by Mohammed Sayeed. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
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Smith, Max and Johnson, Robert - Express Mail, After Packets and Late Fees in India Before 1870
Smith, Max and Johnson, Robert - Express Mail, After Packets and Late Fees in India Before 1870
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust, Wheathampstead, 2007.
Large format paperback (card covers), illustrated, xiv + 291 pages, slight creasing to upper edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
A fine work which describes the Overland mail within India (from about 1840 to 1870)particularly between Bombay, Calcutta and Madras and the ways by which a sender could get mail across India quickly in either direction. For the first time, the Express, After Packet and Late Fee services and charges are described from official sources and their successes and failures explained. A great deal of background information is also provided in appendices, which reproduce many extracts from original documents including the Post Office Annual Reports of the period. These discuss the changing routes of the Overland mail across India and the effects on postal services of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857-58. Other appendices give the dates and closing times of Expresses to and from Bombay and the After Packet from Calcutta in connection with the Overland mail and the growth of the railway system. The final appendix discusses the service Thomas Waghorn provided across Egypt between the Mediteranean and the Red Sea.
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Eibl-Kaye, Geoffrey - The Bombay Postal Circle, its Organisation and Numbered Obliterators 1875-77
Eibl-Kaye, Geoffrey - The Bombay Postal Circle, its Organisation and Numbered Obliterators 1875-77
Publisher: India Study Circle for Philately, 1998.
Large paperback, iii + 88 pages, tiny dent to lower edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
An interesting work. Well illustrated.
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- Robson Lowe Auctions
Great Britain and British Empire

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1965-1967.
Eighteen Speialised Stamp Auctions bound in one volume, quarter leather binding, gilt lettering to spine, 16 with prices realised (one prices realised is a photocopy), gilt initials of previous owner at foot of spine, slight wear to spine, in Good condition.
Bound volume of GB and British Empire sales, including Indian & Indian Native States Specialised Stamp Sale, "Dawson" India, "Beaumont Victoriana", "Lockwood" Great Britain, "Gill" Canada, "Currie" New Zealand, St Vincent Specialised Stamp Sale, etc. A fine selection of some important sales. [click "Next" for more images]
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Jain, Manik - Enyclopaedia of Indian Postal Stationery
Jain, Manik - Enyclopaedia of Indian Postal Stationery
Publisher: Philatelia, Calcutta, 1973.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 167 pages, spine-lean, slight damage to top corner of front cover, few ink notes in margins of few pages, in Good condition.
Classic standard work.
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Mazumdar, Mohini Lal - The Imperial Post Offices of British India (1837-1914) Volume 1
Mazumdar, Mohini Lal - The Imperial Post Offices of British India (1837-1914)
Volume 1

Publisher: Monika Jain, Phila Publications, Calcutta, 1990.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, 450 pages, in Very Good condition.
History of the Post Office in India in the 19th century.
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[Scott Archer, Mike] - The Mike Scott Archer Collection of Overland Mail, 1653-1918
[Scott Archer, Mike] - The Mike Scott Archer Collection of Overland Mail, 1653-1918
Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2004.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 78 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
Superb reference catalogue. The 340 lots include not only Waghorn covers, but also a wealth of other rare covers illustrating lesser-known aspects of the Overland routes from East to West, and West to East. Very well illustrated, including 23 pages of colour plates.
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[Manning, Michael] - The Michael Manning Collection of Indian Postal History
[Manning, Michael] - The Michael Manning Collection of Indian Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 70 pages, with the prices realised, very slight hint of a corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
Indian pre-stamp mails, plus Quetta Earthquake emergency mails of 1934-35. Well illustrated in colour.
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[Filby, Derek] - The Derek Filby Collection of Burma
[Filby, Derek] - The Derek Filby Collection of Burma
Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2017.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 102 pages, with the prices realised, very slight creasing to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the superb collection of Burmese stamps and postal history. Very well illustrated in colour.
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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.
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Jatia, D.N. - Diaries of W.T. Van Sommeren and A.B. Thompson (C.E.F. 1900-1901)
Jatia, D.N. - Diaries of W.T. Van Sommeren and A.B. Thompson (C.E.F. 1900-1901)
Publisher: Philatelic Congress of India, 2000.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 517 pages + plates, binding a little shaken, minor signs of use, in Very Good condition.
The diaries of two officers (both Superintendents of Post Offices, C.E.F.) with the China Expeditionary Force. Contains a wealth of information on the postal history of the campaign.
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 - India & Indian States
- India & Indian States
Publisher: Christoph Gärtner, Germany, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 35 pages + 57 colour plates, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour.
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Pai, G.B. - A Collection of the Catalogue, Statutes and Notices Relating to Indian Post Office till the End of 19th Century
Pai, G.B. - A Collection of the Catalogue, Statutes and Notices Relating to Indian Post Office till the End of 19th Century
Publisher: The Philatelic Congress of India, New Delhi, 1997.
Hardback, illustrated, [vi] + 81 pages, foot of spine bumped with very short tear, corner-crease to a few pages, in Good condition.
A useful work which reproduces various Indian Post Office Statutes and Notices.
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Pratt, Major R.W. - Aden Its States and Post Offices 1839-1954
Pratt, Major R.W. - Aden
Its States and Post Offices 1839-1954

Publisher: privately published, 1973.
Large format paperback, illustrated, [ii] + 35 pages, some pencil annotations to pages, few creases, in Good condition.
Brochure published to accompany a display to the Royal Philatelic Society London. Very scarce.
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Martin, Colonel D.R. - Numbers in Early Indian Cancellations 1855-1884
Martin, Colonel D.R. - Numbers in Early Indian Cancellations 1855-1884
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1970.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iv + 140 pages, tears to dustwrapper at top of spine with loss of tiny piece, previous owner's name inside front cover, a publicity flyer for the book is pasted to the front free-endpaper, in Good condition.
Important handbook. Scarce and very sought after.
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Virk, Brig. D.S. - Army Post Offices and Philately
Virk, Brig. D.S. - Army Post Offices and Philately
Publisher: Army Postal Historical Society, New Delhi, 1980.
Paperback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 222 pages, signed dedication from the author to the original owner at front, a few notes written by previous owner to rear endpaper, very slight corner-crease to rear cover, pages clean, in Good condition.
A collection of articles on Indian Army Post Offices and about philately in general.
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Koul, Pandit Anand - Geography of the Jammu and Kashmir State
Koul, Pandit Anand - Geography of the Jammu and Kashmir State
Publisher: printed by Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta, 1925.
Second edition, revised, hardback, original brown cloth, xii + 164 pages + folding map, previous owner's name at front, in Very Good condition.
Vintage travel guide. [Non-philatelic]
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Staal, Frits - The Stamps of Jammu & Kashmir
Staal, Frits - The Stamps of Jammu & Kashmir
Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, 1983.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, colour map endpapers, xvii + 286 pages + 16 colour plates, errata slip pasted in at front, replacement illustration pasted in and a few ink corrections to the text, else in Very Good condition.
The definitive handbook on the stamps of Jammu & Kashmir.
£65.00Quantity:

[Harell, George S.] - Indian Feudatory States The George S. Harell Collection
[Harell, George S.] - Indian Feudatory States
The George S. Harell Collection

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 2013.
Auction catalogue, large format paperback, illustrated, 144 pages, minor shelfwear, in Good condition.
Catalogue of the extensive collection of Indian States formed by Dr Harell, including Bhopal, Bundi, Jammu & Kashmir etc (although not including Poonch). Very well illustrated in colour throughout. An importatnt reference.
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