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Characteristics of Genuine Japanese Stamps
Tyler, Varro E.

Characteristics of Genuine Japanese Stamps

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.

£7.50

Woodward, A.M. Tracey

Publisher: not stated, Japan, nd

Reprint, small format (19cm tall) hardback, card slipcase, xliv + 537 pages + 243 plates, text in English, some dusty marks to the slipcase else in Very Good condition.

£60.00

Proud, Edward B.

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, East Sussex, 1991

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 551 pages + colour plates, dustwrapper a little creased and with a short tear to the rear panel else in Very Good condition.

£40.00

[Roseway, Sir David]

with a fine selection of classic Japan
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1963

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 68 pages, slight rust to staples, small corner-crease to bottom corner of pages and both covers, in Good condition.

£25.00

Ichida, Dr. Soichi

The Study and Story of Dragon Stamps. The First Group of Japanese Postage Stamps with Detailed Explanations and Plate Illustrations of Every Position of All Plates of this Group
Publisher: Ikeda Publishing Co., Tokyo, 1959

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 220 pages + colour guide, 11 black & white photo-plates in pocket at end, Addenda page loosely inserted, text in English, dustwrapper slightly marked and sunned and with some short tears with a little loss, page-edges a little toned and a few tiny spots of foxing, in Good condition.

£150.00

Tchilinghirian, S.D. and Stephen, W.S.E.

Part Six: Ship Mail to Korea & Japan, Russian America, Supplement
Publisher: The British Society of Russian Philately, 1960

Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 96 pages, very slight bump to foot of spine, very slight wear/toning to the covers, internally clean, in Good condition.

£40.00

Clark, Kenneth G.

Volume I: A Brief History and Postal History of the Sino-Japanese War, Boxer Uprising, Russo-Japanese War.
Publisher: Japan Philatelic Group, England, 2004

Large hardback, illustrated, iv + 252 pages, signed by the author, very slight rippling to the bottom page margins else in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Clark, Kenneth G.

Volume II: The Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, The Armies & Prisoners, Field Post Offices, Postmarks
Publisher: Japan Philatelic Group, England, 2009

Large hardback, illustrated, v + 442 pages, with cd-rom of some 150 pages of the author’s Gold Medal collection, slight rippling to the upper page margins else in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Dalal, A.H.

Publisher: Padmaja Publications, Baroda, 1947

Paperback, [vi] + 64 pages, illustrated, vertical crease through centre of covers and pages caused by folding, in Good condition.

£45.00

R├╝fer, Helmut and Rungas, Wolf

unter Ber├╝cksichtigung der gesamten asiatischen Gefangenenpost des 1. Weltkrieges
Publisher: Poststempelgilde "Rhein-Donau", 1964

Paperback, 115 pages, illustrated, text in German, slight toning else in Very Good condition.

£16.00

[Tompkins, Richard]

Part 1: Malaya and Borneo
Publisher: Grosvenor, London, 2006

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 70 pages, with the prices realised, slightest shelfwear else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Roberts, Colonel G.L. and Smythies, E.A.

Publisher: The Philatelic Society of India, Lahore, nd [circa 1946]

Large paperback, [ii] + 26 pages + 2 plates, vertical crease caused by folding, in Good condition.

£40.00

Casey, Ron (Editor)

Vol. 62 No. 1 – Vol. 74 No. 2 (Whole Nos. 366-431), missing Nos. 415 and 420 only
Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2007-2019

63 items, large format paperbacks, illustrated, a few occasional marks but overall in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Clark, Ken (Editor)

Nos. 147-177
Publisher: The Japan Stamp Group, UK, 2009-2019

31 issues, paperbacks, one tiny short tear else in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Vol. I Nos. 1,4-9,11-12, Vol. II Nos. 1-7,9-12, Vol. III Nos. 1-4,6-9, and Vol. IV Nos. 1-6
Publisher: F.L. Allard Jr., Japan, 1962-1965

34 issues, small format paperbacks, text in English, in Very Good condition.

£24.00

Mosher, John

Publisher: Quarterman, USA, 1978

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvii + 227 pages, dustwrapper toned and with a few short tears with tiny amount of loss, ex-Royal Philatelic Society London Library with library bookplate to front endpaper, some foxing to page-edges, in Good condition.

£45.00

[Matheson, Dr Ian]

featuring the Dr. Ian Matheson Collections of Kedah and Kelantan
Publisher: Spink, Singapore, 2013

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 110 pages, in Very Good condition.

£10.00

[Koreywo, Olgierd]

Parts I & II
Publisher: Kanai Stamp Co., Osaka, 1978-79

Auction catalogue, paperback, 113 pages + separate brochure of plates, 70 pages, with the prices realised, Introduction in English, text in Japanese with some English, tiny tear to foot of spine, crease to rear cover, in Good condition.

£24.00

Matsumoto, Jun Ichi

Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2003

ISJP Monograph 15, paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, slight sunning to the spine, slight corner-crease, else in Very Good condition.

£11.00

Swenson, Charles A.L.

Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2005

ISJP Monograph 19, paperback, illustrated, 128 pages, slight knock to top of spine, slight corner-creasing, in Good condition.

£15.00

Ishikawa, Ryohei

Ryohei Ishikawa’s Collection
Publisher: Japan Philatelic Publications, Tokyo, 1976

Hardback, 164 pages, illustrated, bilingual text in Japanese and English, with separate paperback booklet in English (11 pages), very mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.

£85.00

[Shanahan's]

Publisher: Shanahan's Stamp Auctions Ltd, Dublin, 1958

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 58 pages + 60 plates, small loss of corner-pieces to front cover, slight corner-creases to rear covers and some pages, in reasonably Good condition.

£30.00