Philatelic Literature Specialists


British Commonwealth

The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1806-1948, Vol. II The Empire in Africa
Lowe, Robson

The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1806-1948, Vol. II The Empire in Africa

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1949

Hardback, illustrated, xvi + 448 pages, a few marks to the front cover, page-edges very slightly toned, internally clean, in Good condition.


Batten, A.G.M.

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1984

Large format (A4) paperback, [ii] + 22 pages, front cover corner-creased, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner (Francis Kiddle) to title-page, in Good condition.


Griffith, Kenneth and Drysdall, Alan

Publisher: The Anglo-Boer War Philatelic Society, 1997

Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 75 pages, slight toning to the clear plastic front cover else in Very Good condition.


Curle, J.H. and Basden, A.E.

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1940

Hardback, original blue cloth, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 154 pages + plates + 12 loose plates in pocket at end, some very short tears and shelfwear to the dustwrapper, very slight hint of foxing to page-edges, in 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.


Drysdall, Alan R. and Criddle, Harold M.

Publisher: BPA Expertising Ltd., 1993

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 42 pages, in Very Good condition.


Drysdall, Alan

Publisher: Transvaal Study Circle with BPA Expertising & Expert Committee of the Philatelic Federation of Southern Africa, 1996

Large format (A4) paperback, [vi] + 18 pages + 3 colour plates, ex NPS Library with library stamp to front cover and small library stamps to verso of title-page else in Very 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.


Drysdall, Alan R.

The Provisional Issues of the First British Occupation
Publisher: James Bendon/Transvaal Study Circle, 1994

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 82 pages, short tear to dustwrapper, slight hint of spine-lean, slight foxing to upper page-edges, in Good condition.


Mathews, Maj. Ian B. et al

The Stamps, Forgeries, Postal History and Miscellanea of the Transvaal Territories from inception to Union
Publisher: Reijger Publications, Cape Town, 1986

Large hardback, illustrated, 292 pages, slight knock to foot of spine, dusty marks and foxing to the page-edges, internally clean, a Good reading copy.


Nissen, Charles

Publisher: Charles Nissen & Co., London, nd [1900]

Small paperback, illustrated, 15 pages + 1 publisher’s advertisement, ex Maidstone & Mid Kent Philatelic Society with label taped to spine and two library labels inside front cover, front cover near detached, covers foxed, front cover slightly creased and missing tiny corner-piece, pages fine, in Fair to Good condition.


Rich, Stephen G.

Publisher: Chambers Publishing Co., Kalamazoo, 1943

Paperback, illustrated, 226 pages, ex libris Frank Rossi with his name written on front endpaper, mild shelfwear else 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.