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[Hosking, Roger] - Sea Posts and Paquebots of the World The Roger Hosking Collection
[Hosking, Roger] - Sea Posts and Paquebots of the World
The Roger Hosking Collection

Publisher: Cavendish, 2014.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 217 pages, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of the collection of maritime covers formed by Roger Hosking - the author of the standard handbook on Paquebot Cancels of the World. Featuring more than one thousand lots. An important reference catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£14.50Quantity:

[Wheat, Gilbert] - The Gilbert Wheat Collection of G.B. Victorian Stamps on Cover
[Wheat, Gilbert] - The Gilbert Wheat Collection of G.B. Victorian Stamps on Cover
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 199 pages, prices realised, slight wear at foot of spine else in VG condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of over seven-hundred lots of GB QV Surface-Printed stamps on cover displaying an extraordinary variety of destinations, routes and rates. Well illustrated in colour.
£12.00Quantity:

Dagnall, H. - Taxation of the Printed Word The Introduction of Stamp Duty on Almanacs & Newspapers 1711 & 1712
Dagnall, H. - Taxation of the Printed Word
The Introduction of Stamp Duty on Almanacs & Newspapers 1711 & 1712

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1999.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, iv + 55 pages, No. 30 of a signed limited edition of 50 copies only, in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£15.00Quantity:

Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform
A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, slight bump to one corner with consequent slight corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.
A superb work on the complexities of the postal rates in Britain prior to the reforms of 1840. Colour illustrated throughout with covers from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

[Symes, C.M.C.] - The "C.M.C. Symes" collection of Sarawak
[Symes, C.M.C.] - The "C.M.C. Symes" collection of Sarawak
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1971.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, minor wear to fore-edge, slight corner-crease, in Good condition.
Scarce auction catalogue of Sarawak stamps and postal history. Illustrated in black & white.
£8.00Quantity:

[Spence, James A.] - India and States including the fine collections formed by James A. Spence and John L. Wilson
[Spence, James A.] - India and States
including the fine collections formed by James A. Spence and John L. Wilson

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1977.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 52 pages, with the prices realised, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Good catalogue of 770 lots. Includes a splendid array of India 1854 issues and an extensive range of Indian States. Well illustrated in black & white, and with some colour illustrations on the front and rear covers.
£9.50Quantity:

[Spence, James A.] - India The Specialised collection of Essays, Proofs and Reprints formed by James A. Spence
[Spence, James A.] - India
The Specialised collection of Essays, Proofs and Reprints formed by James A. Spence

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1977.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, with the prices realised, very slight shelfwear to the covers, slight rippling to the upper margins of pages, in Good condition.
Catalogue of the famous collection formed by James A. Spence, author of the main handbook on the identification of the 1854 essays, proofs & reprints. 548 lots, the majority of the catalogue (355 lots) consists of essays, proofs and reprints of the 1854 lithographed issue. These are followed by later proofs and essays, including an important section of the 1895 Two Rupees Queen Victoria colour trials. Well illustrated in black & white, and with some colour illustrations on the front and rear covers.
£9.50Quantity:

Proud, Edward B. - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol II 1903-1927
Proud, Edward B. - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol II
1903-1927

Publisher: Proud-Bailey Ltd., circa 1980.
Hardback, illustrated, 312 pages, interleaved, a couple of tiny dents to top-edge of boards, page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of the three volume set by Ted Proud on the postal history and postmarks of the British army. This volume covers the years 1903 to 1927, and consequently is largely concerned with the First World War. An excellent handbook, drawing on original documents, and very well illustrated with postcards and hundreds of postmark illustrations. A "must have" book for military postal historians and particularly World War I collectors. Out-of-print and scarce.
£40.00Quantity:

[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History 1534-1867
[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History
1534-1867

Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2000.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 98 pages, small pen inscription to first page, else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the sale of the truly magnificent and unique collection of British Postal History formed by Professor Barrie Jay, co-author with Martin Willcocks of The British County Catalogues of Postal History. A wonderful collection with a strong emphasis on the postal history of London, with many very rare pieces including an Original Dockwra cover. Profusely illustrated, with 24 pages of plates, including some in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Batty-Smith, W. - The Forces Postal Service in Borneo during the Confrontation with Indonesia 1962-1966
Batty-Smith, W. - The Forces Postal Service in Borneo during the Confrontation with Indonesia 1962-1966
Publisher: the Sarawak Specialists' Society, 2007.
Large format (A4) paperback (softcover), 50 pages, very minor signs of use, slight bend to corner, else in Very Good condition.
Study of the British Forces postal service during the undeclared war with Indonesia (known as the "Borneo Confrontation") in 1962-66. Very well illustrated with illustrations of FPO cancels and colour illustrations of covers.
£10.00Quantity:

 - The Standard Catalogue of Postage Stamps of the World Part I. British Empire and Burma, Egypt, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Nepal and Palestine
- The Standard Catalogue of Postage Stamps of the World
Part I. British Empire and Burma, Egypt, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Nepal and Palestine

Publisher: Whitfield King & Co., Ipswich, 1950.
Forty-ninth edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 288 pages, dustwrapper creased and a little marked and torn with some loss of small pieces, covers a little sunned in places, Good condition.
Seldom seen in dustwrapper.
£5.00Quantity:

Chanaryn, Victor and edited by C.S. Holder - An Introduction to the Posts of France in the Franco-German War of 1870-1871 and its Aftermath
Chanaryn, Victor and edited by C.S. Holder - An Introduction to the Posts of France in the Franco-German War of 1870-1871 and its Aftermath
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1976.
Paperback, illustrated, 120 pages, pages slightly toned. slight foxing to first & last few pages, in Good condition.
A substantial booklet produced for a display to the Royal Philatelic Society, London of perhaps the finest collection ever formed of the fascinating postal history of the Franco-Prussian War. This first part covers all aspects except the siege of Paris balloon post, intended for a second part which the death of the author prevented. Well illustrated in black & white with covers from the author's collection. Contents: The Newspaper Posts; French Military Mail; The "Papillons de Metz"; The "Ceres" issues of the Siege of Paris; The posts in and out of Paris under siege; Bourbaki's Army of the East; The provisional "Bordeaux" Lithographs; Prisoner of War correspondence; The Red Cross; The Paris "Commune"; "Detoured" Mail; Posts into the German occupied French territories; The German "Alsace-Lorraine" issue and the German occupied North-East; Postal communications between the occupied and free French territories at the conclusion of hostilities; The war tax and the absence of a 5 centimes adhesive.
£12.50Quantity:

[Marquess of Bute] - The Second Portion of the Collection of Airmail Stamps and Covers offered by order of The Marquess of Bute
[Marquess of Bute] - The Second Portion of the Collection of Airmail Stamps and Covers offered by order of The Marquess of Bute
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1959.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 56 pages, slight corner-crease to front cover, rusty staples, in Good condition.
Important catalogue featuring airmails of Austria (including Siege of Przemysl), Colombia, France (including Siege of Paris), French Guiana, Germany, USA, etc. Well illustrated in black & white and with four colour plates.
£12.50Quantity:

Grigore, Julius - The Aerophilately of the U.S. Army
Grigore, Julius - The Aerophilately of the U.S. Army's First Pan American Good Will Flight
(December 21, 1926 to May 2, 1927)

Publisher: privately published, 1995.
Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, xii + 130 pages, signed by the author, in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£15.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Olympia-Fahrt 1936
Duggan, John - Olympia-Fahrt 1936
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, 42 pages, bilingual text in English & German, in Very Good condition.
Postal history of the LZ 129 Hindenburg's 1936 Berlin Olympic flight. With black & white illustrations of flown covers, cachets, cancellations, etc.
£15.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Graf Zeppelin to the Balkans
Duggan, John - Graf Zeppelin to the Balkans
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, in Very Good condition.
Postal history of the Zeppelin flight to the Balkans in 1929. With black & white illustrations of flown covers, cachets, cancellations, etc.
£15.00Quantity:

Halewood, Nick - Hong Kong Airmails 1945-1995
Halewood, Nick - Hong Kong Airmails 1945-1995
Publisher: Hong Kong Study Circle, 2000.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 62 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
Handbook on post-war Hong Kong airmails, including a checklist of flights, checklist of crashes, airmail rates, etc.
£12.00Quantity:

Crewe, Duncan - Hong Kong Airmails 1924-1941
Crewe, Duncan - Hong Kong Airmails 1924-1941
Publisher: Hong Kong Study Circle, 2000.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, v + 144 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
Important handbook on Hong Kong airmails, including routes, rates, crash mails, etc.
£20.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Graf Zeppelin in Austria
Duggan, John - Graf Zeppelin in Austria
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2003.
Paperback, illustrated, 76 pages, in Very Good condition.
History and philatelic aspects of the Zeppelin flights to Austria in 1929 and 1931. With black & white illustrations of flown covers, cachets, cancellations, etc.
£15.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2006.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 302 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
A large, well illustrated book. Mainly non-philatelic but with much useful background history for postal historians.
£36.00Quantity:

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