Philatelic Literature Specialists

Cape of Good Hope

British Commonwealth

Runner and Mailcoach
Rosenthal, Eric and Blum, Eliezer

Runner and Mailcoach

Postal History and Stamps of Southern Africa
Publisher: Purnell & Sons, Cape Town, 1969

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 280 pages, a couple of short tears to the dustwrapper, slight marks and small scuff to front where a label has been removed, few small dusty marks to page-edges, in Good condition.


Van der Walt, Andries

A Study of the Development of the Postal History of Mafeking from 1881 to 1910
Publisher: Postmark and Postal History Society of Southern Africa, 1986

Large format (A4) paperback, 36 pages, illustrated, some foxing and small marks to the covers, pages slightly toned, crease to rear cover and bend to pages, an acceptable reading copy only.



The “Maximus” Grand Prix Collection
Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1989

Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, circa 50 pages + 56 plates (51 in colour), with the prices realised, spine a little sunned else in Very Good condition.


[Joseph, Sir Maxwell]

The Sir Maxwell Joseph Collection
Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1982

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, xiv + 300 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, binding very slightly shaken, minor signs of age, in Good condition.


Jurgens, A.A.

from 1792 to 1853 and the Postmarks from 1853 to 1910
Publisher: privately published, Cape Town, 1938

Large hardback, illustrated, xiv + 140 pages, signed dedication from the author to the original owner at front, spine and front cover very slightly sunned, else in Very Good condition.


Sherwood, C.E.

Publisher: privately published, Cheshire, 1980

First edition, large format paperback, spiralbound, 50 pages, a little foxing to the covers and page-edges, tiny corner-crease, in Good condition.


Featuring Fine British West Indies and Cape of Good Hope Postal History, The Betty Watterson Labuan, Rhodesia, South Africa, Sudan Airmails and the Dr. Alan Drysdall Library
Publisher: Spink, London, 2018

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 203 pages, in Very Good condition.


Contract entered into with the Union Steam Ship Company for the Conveyance of Mails to and from the Cape of Good Hope
Publisher: House Of Commons, 1873

Paperback, 12 pages, in Very Good condition.


[Tucker, Sir Henry]

Publisher: Harmers, London, 1979

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 27 pages, with the prices realised, slight sunning to the spine, slight corner-crease to rear cover, in Good condition.



The ‘Besançon’ Collection (part II)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 272 pages, with prices realised, text in English, very slight wear to the edges of the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: Spink, London, 2017

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 162 pages, in Very Good condition.


Publisher: Stephan Welz & Co./Sotheby's, Johannesburg, 1999

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 115 pages, some slight shelfwear, slight corner-crease, pages clean, in Good condition.


[Shepherd, Jack]

Publisher: Harmers, London, 1956

Auction catalogue, paperback, 24 pages, with the prices realised, slight creasing to top-edge of pages, foxing to the covers, fairly Good condition.


Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1984

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 120 pages, slight shelfwear, slight dusty marks to top-edge, in Good condition.