Philatelic Literature Specialists


Thornhill, W.B.


Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1998

Reprint, hardback, 78 pages + viii plates, in Very Good condition.


Vol. 1: The Adhesives
Publisher: The Hong Kong Study Circle, 1984

Hardback, illustrated, viii + 197 pages, very slight hint of spine-lean, minor signs of use, in Good condition.


Scamp, Lee C.

The Pre-Adhesive Period to the Beginning of Packet Service from Hong Kong 1800-1845
Publisher: Nancol Enterprises, Houston, 1986

Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, xx + 284 pages, covers slightly rubbed and creased at edges, pages fine, in Good condition.


Scamp, Lee C.

British, Indian, French, American, and Japanese Mail Ship Schedules 1840-1880 Volume I
Publisher: privately published, 1997

First edition, large paperback, illustrated, viii + 416 pages + Valuation booklet tipped-in at front, spine very sunned else in Very Good condition.


Scamp, Lee C. and Fine, Harmon K.

Publisher: The Hong Kong Study Circle, 1980

Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, illustrated, iv + 142 pages, slight shelf-wear to the covers, in Good condition.


Publisher: Hong Kong Stamp Centenary Exhibition Committee, Hong Kong, 1962

Paperback, illustrated, circa 65 pages, bilingual text in English & Chinese, covers a little toned else in Very Good condition.


Gurevitch, R.N.

Volumes 1 & 2
Publisher: The Hong Kong Philatelic Society, 2001

Two volumes, large format paperbacks, illustrated, 291 + 237 pages, slight shelf-wear to the covers else in Very Good condition.



The “Besançon” Collection (part I)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2021

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 100 pages, dent to dustwrapper spine and scratch-mark to rear panel of dustwrapper, very slight hint of rippling to page margins, in Good condition.


Smith, John A.

Publisher: privately published, 1957

First edition, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, small marks to the covers, pages slightly toned, one corner slightly creased with loss of tiny corner-pieces of last page and rear cover, in Good condition.


Baker, Alan and Entwistle, Charles R.

Publisher: Chavril Press, 1994

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, slightly rusty staples, covers a little sunned, some marks to the rear cover, pages clean, in Good condition.


Lee, O.R.J.

Publisher: The Forces Postal History Society, 1985

First edition, large format paperback, illustrated, circa 100 pages, two short tears to spine, shelf-wear to the covers, in Good condition.


Including The “M.H. Abell” Collection of British West Indies; strong in St. Vincent; The “W.M. Jelks” Collections of Grenada and Malaya; The L.U.G. Tripp” India; The late “Major J.B. McVittie” Malta; The “Brigadier D.A.K. Redman” South Australia; Rarities of Natal, N.S.W., Etc.
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1956

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, with the prices realised, short tears to covers at top and bottom of spine, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.


Campbell, H.M. and Hopkins, A. E. and Wellsted, W.R.

A Study of the Modern Post Offices in the Colony with their Cancellations
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1957

Paperback, illustrated, 41 pages, spine-covering torn with some loss, front cover creased at corners with loss of a tiny corner-piece, in Good condition.


Lobdell, H.E. and Hopkins, A.E. (and Bishop, Morton and Sayers)

Postal History and Postal Markings
Publisher: The Postal History Society, London, 1949

Second edition, hardback, 330 pages + 50 plates, signed by Adrian Hopkins, slight hint of spine-lean, a little scattered foxing to endpapers and page-edges, slight mark to front cover, in Good condition.


Tyler, Varro E.

Cherry Blossom Issues of 1872-1876
Publisher: The Society of Philatelic Americans, nd (circa 1970)

First edition, paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, very slight rust to staples, minor corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: F.F.E. Journal, Switzerland, 2003

Large format paperback, illustrated, 213 pages, text in English (some articles in other languages with English translations), slight spine-lean, in Good condition.


Publisher: Paolo Vollmeier, Switzerland, 1998

Large format paperback, illustrated, 129 pages, text in English, slight shelf-wear to front cover, corners of front cover slightly rubbed/creased, in Good condition.


[Hackmey, Joseph]

The Joseph Hackmey Collection (part II)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, 96 pages, text in English, slight crease and short tear to dustwrapper, in Good condition.


Featuring the collection of Perak formed by the late Iain Dyce
Publisher: Spink, London, 2021

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 151 pages, two pages with small pen marks next to lot numbers, in Good condition.


Publisher: Fritz Billig, New York, 1955

First edition, hardback, illustrated, 207 pages, spine and covers slightly sunned, slight bend to the covers, pages clean, a Good reading copy only.


Livingston, L.F. and Chow, Wei-Liang

Publisher: Wei-Liang Chow, Maryland, 1990

Second and revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, a few tiny marks to the covers, tiny dent to edge of rear cover else in Very Good condition.


Sidebottom, John K. and Clear, C.R.

A Postal Historical Study of the Mail Route to India
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1948

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xi + 174 pages + plates, a few short tears to the dustwrapper with a small amount of loss, a little foxing to page-edges, in Good condition.


Harradine, Peter W.A.

Publisher: McFarland & Co., 1987

First edition, hardback, illustrated, xv + 387 pages + plates, ex-National Philatelic Society Library with two small stamps to front endpapers, tiny tear to top of spine, slight shelf-wear, pages fine, signed by the author, in Good condition.


Nasution, Khoo Salma and Wade, Martin

Publisher: Janus Print & Resources, Penang, 2003

Large hardback, pictorial covers, illustrated, 304 pages, minimal signs of use else in Very Good condition.


Barker, W.H. and Saunders, F.R.

The Postage Stamps of the Reign of King George VI
Publisher: King George VI Collectors Society, 1976

Paperback, 72 pages, some soiling to the covers, corner-creases, a Good working copy.