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[Corsini] - The Corsini Correspondence 1568-1601
[Corsini] - The Corsini Correspondence 1568-1601
Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1986.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 140 pages, with the prices realised, spine and covers a little rubbed, slight corner-crease to rear cover and corners of a few pages, in Good condition.
Catalogue of sixteenth-century merchants' letters. The fifth sale to feature letters from the Corsini archive.
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[Lowe, Robson] - The Corsini Correspondence 1569-1601 with The Postal History of Western Europe and the Mediterranean 1571-1742
[Lowe, Robson] - The Corsini Correspondence 1569-1601
with The Postal History of Western Europe and the Mediterranean 1571-1742

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London & Zurich, 1984.
Hardback, two auction catalogues privately bound in maroon cloth with gilt title to spine, 80 pages + 64 pages, with both prices realised loosely inserted, plus an article by Robson Lowe extracted from "The Philatelist": Sixteenth-Century Letters to London, The Corsini Correspondence, 34 pages, and Christie's Auction News The Corsini Correspondence, 2 pages, in Very Good condition.
The first two catalogues featuring the Corsini Correspondence bound together with an article by Robson Lowe. A nice volume.
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Beale, Philip and Almond, Adrian and Scott Archer, Mike - The Corsini Letters
Beale, Philip and Almond, Adrian and Scott Archer, Mike - The Corsini Letters
Publisher: Amberley, 2011.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages + colour plates, dedication on title-page to the previous owner signed by Adrian [Almond] and also signed by Philip Beale, else in Very Good+ condition.
A fine work on the Corsini archive of sixteenth-century merchants' letters.
£38.00Quantity:

Melville, Fred J. - War Stamps of Salonika and Long Island
Melville, Fred J. - War Stamps of Salonika and Long Island
Publisher: Melville Stamp Books, London, 1916.
Paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, staples rather rusted, very short tear at top of spine, pages clean, in Good condition.
Scarce vintage handbook on the Salonika Levant issue and the typewriter-produced Long Island stamps of the First World War.
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Pringle, John - The First Airmail Flight Across the Andes, 5th August, 1919 An account of the discovery of the flight, with illustrations of the covers carried
Pringle, John - The First Airmail Flight Across the Andes, 5th August, 1919
An account of the discovery of the flight, with illustrations of the covers carried

Publisher: privately published, Manchester, 1939.
Paperback, illustrated, frontispiece + 24 pages + iv plates, author's inscription at front and with a letter from the author loosely inserted, staples very rusted with some loss to the covers around the staples and some pages loose, some slight creasing, in fairly Good condition - an acceptable copy of a rare book.
Rare booklet on the pioneer Chile-Argentina airmail flight of 1919.
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Passer, Adolf - The Stamps of Turkey
Passer, Adolf - The Stamps of Turkey
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1938.
Paperback, vii + 240 pages, text only (no plates), covers rubbed and scuffed with some slight loss to the surface (the 'S' in the title handwritten in ink), spine-lean, spine repaired with card, internally clean, in Fair condition only. An acceptable reading copy.
Text only of the classic work on the stamps of Turkey. Lacking the separate plates volume (as is often the case), but still an acceptable reading copy of this rare work (only 300 copies were published).
£75.00Quantity:

Sperati, Jean de - La Philatélie sans Experts?
Sperati, Jean de - La Philatélie sans Experts?
Publisher: Dees, Paris, 1946.
Paperback, 124 pages + 6 plates, text in French, slight wear to spine, a few minor marks, in Good condition.
Scarce work by the famous master forger.
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 - P. & O. and the Eastern Mail Service
- P. & O. and the Eastern Mail Service
Publisher: P & O, nd [circa 1929].
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 18 pages, in Very Good condition.
Brochure outlining the history of P & O's connection with the Eastern Mail Service. No publishing details, but probably published by P & O in about 1929. Well illustrated in black & white. Rare.
£30.00Quantity:

Gwynn, Robin and Hoggarth, Norman - Railway Disaster Mail
Gwynn, Robin and Hoggarth, Norman - Railway Disaster Mail
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2010.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iii + 322 pages, in Very Good condition.
A fine handbook covering cachets, labels, and explanatory letters from the Post Office used on or with items damaged on the railways/railroads of the world. An excellent companion to the authors' previous handbook on Maritime Disaster Mail.
£60.00Quantity:

Lehmkuhl, Donald J. - The Zeppelin Stamps
Lehmkuhl, Donald J. - The Zeppelin Stamps
Publisher: Michael Rogers Inc., Florida, 1992.
Large format paperback, illustrated, ix + 104 pages + plates, slight shelfwear to the covers, edge of rear cover very slightly chipped, in Good condition.
Scarce and useful handbook.
£28.00Quantity:

Tyler, Varro E. - Focus on Forgeries A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps
Tyler, Varro E. - Focus on Forgeries
A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps

Publisher: Linn's Stamp News, USA, 1993.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, x + 158 pages, previous owner's name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.
An easy-to-use reference work to help collectors recognise forgeries of common, low-to-medium-priced stamps. Some forgeries of inexpensive stamps are so ubiquitous that forged copies in general collections far outnumber genuine ones. Focus on Forgeries covers 150 stamp issues, from Albania to Wuhu. Each forgery is illustrated and discussed side-by-side with a genuine copy.
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Malcolm, Donald - The Scottish International Aviation Meeting Lanark 6-13 August 1910, A Philatelic Monograph
Malcolm, Donald - The Scottish International Aviation Meeting Lanark
6-13 August 1910, A Philatelic Monograph

Publisher: privately published, 1975.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 23 pages, very slight crease to upper edge of front cover, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 600 copies. Scarce booklet covering postmarks, postcards, and other souvenirs. Well illustrated.
£7.50Quantity:

Barber, William A. and Brown, A. Frank - The Royal Cypher Labels of Great Britain, Ireland & the Colonies (1701 to 1922)
Barber, William A. and Brown, A. Frank - The Royal Cypher Labels of Great Britain, Ireland & the Colonies (1701 to 1922)
Publisher: privately published, 1988.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 63 pages + 10 fold-out plates, previous owner's name inside front cover, very slight corner-crease, else in Very Good condition.
Out of print and scarce.
£30.00Quantity:

Stone, Robert G. - A Caribbean Neptune: The Maritime Postal Communications of the Greater and Lesser Antilles in the 19th Century
Stone, Robert G. - A Caribbean Neptune:
The Maritime Postal Communications of the Greater and Lesser Antilles in the 19th Century

Publisher: The Philatelic Foundation, New York, 1993.
Hardback, illustrated, xxi + 357 pages, slight warping (bend) to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
An excellent postal history study of the maritime mails serving Cuba, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, including British, Spanish and French Packets, etc. Well illustrated.
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Bayley, Edmund A. - The History of the Post Offices in Barbados
Bayley, Edmund A. - The History of the Post Offices in Barbados
Publisher: privately published, 2009.
Large hardback, illustrated, xiii + 395 pages, tiny bump to one corner of the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
No. 26 of a limited edition of 500 copies. A superb handbook on the postal history, post offices and postal services of Barbados.
£60.00Quantity:

Zwisler, Perry F. - Ellington-Zwisler Rocket Mail Catalog Volume 2 1968-1972
Zwisler, Perry F. - Ellington-Zwisler Rocket Mail Catalog
Volume 2 1968-1972

Publisher: American Air Mail Society, USA, 1973.
Hardback, illustrated, 168 pages, slight marks to front cover, slight warping (bend) to the covers, a little foxing to edges, internally clean, a Good working copy.
Supplementary volume to the classic catalogue, featuring rocket mail flights 1968-1972 and additional listings discovered after the publication of Volume 1.
£20.00Quantity:

Ellington, Jesse T. and Zwisler, Perry F. - Ellington-Zwisler Rocket Mail Catalog 1904-1967
Ellington, Jesse T. and Zwisler, Perry F. - Ellington-Zwisler Rocket Mail Catalog
1904-1967

Publisher: privately published, USA, 1967.
Hardback, illustrated, 245 pages, minor dusty marks to top-edges, in Very Good condition.
The classic catalogue of World Rocket Mail flights. Very scarce and sought after.
£70.00Quantity:

Kronstein, Dr. Max - Rocket Mail Flights of the World to 1986
Kronstein, Dr. Max - Rocket Mail Flights of the World to 1986
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1986.
Hardback, illustrated, 191 pages, spine & covers slightly rubbed at extremities else in Very Good condition.
A detailed handbook. Scarce.
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Brown, Jeffrey - Indian Air Mails
Brown, Jeffrey - Indian Air Mails
Publisher: The India Study Circle for Philately, UK, 1995.
Paperback, illustrated, i + 113 pages, spine and covers somewhat rubbed and slightly soiled, pages clean, in Good condition.
Essential handbook on Indian air mails.
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Brown, Jeffrey - Wartime Airmails
Brown, Jeffrey - Wartime Airmails
Publisher: privately published, nd.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 43 pages, tiny corner-crease to front cover, a few minor marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
A 'hand-out' to accompany a talk on World War II airmails of India. Very scarce.
£28.00Quantity:

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