Philatelic Literature Specialists

New Zealand

British Commonwealth

New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition Catalogue

New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition Catalogue

plus Prospectus and List of Awards
Publisher: Auckland, 1955

Paperback, illustrated, 96 + 20 + 1 pages, ex National Philatelic Society Library with a few small library marks, covers a little dust-marked, slight corner-crease to front cover and short tear to rear cover, in Good condition.

£10.00

Ward, C.W.

Their Histories & Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, 1951

Paperback, illustrated, 19 pages, covers slightly sunned, spine rubbed, some pencil annotations to pages, signed by author to front cover, in Good condition.

£9.50

"Chartwell" [Cripps, Sir Humphrey]

Vol. 1: British Empire
Publisher: Spink, London, 2011

Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 70 pages, tiny hint of spine-lean else in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Startup, R.M.

A preliminary examination of the postal censorship of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific 1941-1945
Publisher: Postal History Society of New Zealand, 1987

Paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, slight signs of wear else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Walker, Douglas A.

The Internal Flights
Publisher: The Air Mail Society of New Zealand, 1955

First edition, hardback (paper-covered thick card boards), [ii] + 114 pages, front cover corners scuffed with some loss, some tiny corner-creases to some pages, in Good condition.

£25.00

Miller, Adam

1919-1994
Publisher: RPS of NZ, Wellington, 1998

Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 172 pages, ex-libris Brian Birch with his bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper, very slight crease to dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.

£24.00

Firebrace, John

A Postal History
Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1991

Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 460 pages, dustwrapper slightly creased at edges and with a short tear, binding slightly shaken (as often with this heavy tome) but still perfectly solid, page-edges slightly toned, internally clean, a Good working copy.

£120.00

Odenweller, Robert P.

The Chalon Head Issues
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2009

Large hardback, dustwrapper, all page-edges gilt, illustrated, xxi + 362 pages, in Very Good+ condition.

£85.00

Samuel, R.D.

Publisher: RPS of NZ, Wellington, 1980

Paperback, pictorial card covers, comb-bound, illustrated, (iii) + 42 pages, page edges lightly toned, small corner-crease to covers and pages, in Good condition.

£12.00

Burge, Richard (Editor)

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, 1989

Paperback (card covers), illustrated 276 pages, ex Society Library with label to spine and small library marks to title-page, spine rubbed, covers slightly creased, fore-edges slightly marked, a Good reading copy.

£28.00

Earée, Rev. R.B.

Part V Madeira through North Borneo
Publisher: The Manuka-Ainslie Press, Australia, nd (circa 1970s)

Reprint of the third edition (originally published in 1906), paperback, illustrated, [22] + 144 pages, spine a little rubbed, a little creasing, in Good condition.

£10.00

Burgess, A.H.

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 1971

Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, ex NPS library with library marks to front cover, tiny nick to edge of rear cover, pages clean, in Good condition.

£9.50

Startup, R.M.

Publisher: Laurie Franks, Christchurch, NZ, nd (circa 1960)

Tasman Stamp Handbook No. 3, paperback, illustrated, circa 30 pages, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.

£9.50

Startup, R.M.

Publisher: Laurie Franks Ltd., Christchurch, 1960

Tasman Stamp Handbook No. 6, paperback, 26 pages, slight marks to the covers, some corner-creasing, in Good condition.

£9.50

Hancox, Terry

Illustrating a replating exercise for the 1959 Red Cross Stamp
Publisher: privately published, circa 2010

Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 144 pages, in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Collins, R.J.G. and Burge, A.R. and Watts, C.W.

The Stamps and Postal History of the Pacific Islands under New Zealand administration, Samoa, and the Ross Dependency
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, 1967

Hardback, quarter leather gilt, facsimile reprint dustwrapper, illustrated, xxix + 818 pages + colour plates, few marks to front panel of the dustwrapper, old tape marks to the endpapers, very slight corner-crease to first few pages, light foxing to page-edges and a little to the colour plates, in Good condition.

£160.00

Collins, R.J.G. and Watts, C.W.

Volume IV
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 1964

Hardback, quarter leather gilt, facsimile reprint dustwrapper illustrated, xvii + 561 pages, a few tiny spots foxing, minor signs of use, in Good condition.

£100.00

Collins, R.J.G. and Watts, C.W.

Volume III – Being the Postal History of New Zealand, with special reference to postal cancellations and markings
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 1955

Hardback, quarter leather gilt, facsimile reprint dustwrapper, illustrated, xxvi + 694 pages, tiny tear to the reprinted dustwrapper, few old tape marks to the endpapers else in Very Good condition.

£150.00

Samuel, R.D.

Part 5 – Private Envelopes
Publisher: Shades Stamp Publications, Christchurch, 1993

Second edition, A4 paperback, illustrated, 104 pages, very slight foxing to top page-edges else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Samuel, R.D.

Part 4 – Post Office Envelopes Etc.
Publisher: Shades Stamp Publications, Christchurch, 1993

Second edition, A4 paperback, illustrated, 97 pages, slight corner-crease, page-edges a little toned, a few pen ticks in page margins, in Good condition.

£8.50

Walker, Douglas A.

The Internal Flights
Publisher: The Air Mail Society of New Zealand, 1985

Reprint (originally published in 1955), paperback, 114 pages, some creasing to the front cover, very slight corner-creasing to few pages, minor marks to the covers, internally clean, a Good working copy.

£9.00

["Midas"]

The “Midas” Collection
Publisher: Sotheby's. London, 1989

Auction catalogue, hardback, 105 pages + 88 plates, with the prices realised, mild dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Peace, Brian R.

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 289 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.

£40.00