Philatelic Literature Specialists

French Colonies

Europe and Colonies

Andorra - Andorre
Jacques, W.A.

Andorra – Andorre

The Story of its Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1974

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 68 pages,  ex National Philatelic Society Library with a couple of small library marks to the front endpaper, a few spots of foxing to top page-edges else in Good condition.


Corbelli, Louis

Les Surcharges Locales 1940/1942
Publisher: A. Molder, Lisbon, 1944

First edition, paperback, 35 pages, illustrated, text in French, small crease to foot of spine, some toning to covers & page edges, in Good condition.


Schloss, Hermann

Europe 19th Century (Except Old German States)
Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., nd

Reprint, hardback, illustrated, xxii + 200 pages, spine sunned and spotted, some dusty marks to upper-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


Zaphiriou, Dimitri P.

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1987

Large hardback, dustwrapper, circa 575 pages + fold-out plates + 3 loose facsimile documents, text in English, minor dusty marks and slight toning to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


[Santos, Everaldo]

The Everaldo Santos Collection
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2021

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 180 pages, with a print-out of the prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.


Stier, Joseph (editor)

Turkish and Foreign Post Offices, Stamps and Postal History during the Rule of the Ottoman Empire
Publisher: Chariot, Tel Aviv, 1999

First edition, hardback, illustrated, xi + 231 pages, slight spine-lean/twist to the binding, pages clean, in Good condition.


Zimmerman, David A.

Handstamps, Other Markings, and Tapes
Publisher: Civil Censorship Study Group, 1980

Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 50 + xxxv pages, slight corner-creases to the covers, in Good condition.


Publisher: Yvert, Amiens, 1929

Hardback, half-bound in green leather gilt, with raised bands to spine, gilt title to spine in English (“France – Pre-Stamp Covers”), xvi + 634 pages, text in French, leather slightly rubbed in places, endpapers foxed, names of two previous owners to front free-endpaper, pages slightly toned, in Good condition.


Vol III No. 4-Vol XX No. 6 (Whole Nos. 13-104)
Publisher: Society of Indo-China Philatelists, USA, 1973-1990

92 issues bound in nine volumes, privately bound in various paper or card bindings, a few marks and some wear to the bindings, some corner-creases, some ownership marks to front covers of issues, in Good condition.


Holder, C.S. (editor)

Special Edition (Whole Number 128)
Publisher: France and Colonies Philatelic Society, UK, 1974

Paperback, illustrated, 112 pages, text in English and French, minor shelf-wear, in Good condition.


Montès, Léon

Publisher: Henri Deschamps, Port-au-Prince, 1954

Paperback, illustrated, iv + 205 pages, text in French, some toning to the pages and page-edges, very slight corner-crease to front cover and first few pages, in Good condition.


Chapier, Georges

Publisher: La Philatélie Campinoise, Turnhout, 1955

Paperback, 72 pages + Premier Supplément (12 pages), text in French, previous owner’s inscription inside front cover, covers slightly sunned, corner-crease, in Good condition.


Baldwin, N.C.

An Aero-philatelic Guide and Priced Check List of Abyssinia & French Somaliland
Publisher: F.J. Field Ltd., Sutton Coldfield, nd (circa 1933)

Paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, slightly rusty staples, light creasing and shelfwear, in Good condition.


Bauchet, Daniel and Wall, Jean

et Les Oblitérations de La Réunion
Publisher: Le Monde des Philatélistes, Paris, 1958

Paperback, 24 pages, illustrated, text in French, slight corner-crease to front cover, in Good condition.



The “Høgensborg” Collection (part II)
Publisher: Heinrich Köhler, Wiesbaden, 2019

Auction catalogue, hardback, 84 pages, illustrated, text in English, tiny knock to top of spine else in Very Good condition.


Boule, Maurice

des origines à 1885
Publisher: Monaco-Collections, Monte Carlo, 1993

Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 253 pages, text in French, dustwrapper spine and rear panel sunned, few short tears to dustwrapper at top of spine, slight spine-lean, slight dusty marks and a little spotting to page-edges, internally fine, in Good condition.


Salles, Raymond

Tome IV Les Paquebots de l’Atlantique Nord, Antilles-Amérique Centrale et Pacifique Sud, États-Unis
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1965

First edition, paperback (cloth-covered card covers), illustrated, 301 pages, text in French, ex libris Harry Sutherland with his bookplate inside front cover, also ex-National Archives of Canada with their bookplate inside front cover and library label to spine, pages very lightly tanned, spine very slightly rubbed, in Good condition.


Sinais, Bertrand and Venot, Guy

Tome 1 Les Possessions du Pacifique: Océanie – Nouvelle-Calédonie – Nouvelles-Hébrides – Wallis et Futuna – Clipperton
Publisher: Sinais, Paris, 1989

Paperback, illustrated, 310 pages, text in French, spine-lean, slight wear to top of spine, internally clean, in Good condition.


Sinais, Bertrand

Publisher: Editions Fostier, 1987

Paperback, illustrated, 321 pages, text in French, few small marks to the covers, spine and page-edges tanned, in Good condition.


Collins, Peter

A resumée of the Postal History and cancellations of the islands with prices realised of highlights of the R.A. Baldwin collection sold by Robson Lowe Ltd. on 22 February 1972
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1972

Paperback, 12 pages, illustrated, ex NPS Library with two library stamps to front cover, some creasing, a Good reading copy.


Coyne, Bernard V. (Editor)

Vols 24-27 (Whole Nos. 133-156)
Publisher: American Society of Polar Philatelists, 1979-1982

24 issues, paperbacks, very slight rust to some of the staples, occasional creasing, in Good condition.


Guerra Aguiar, J.L.

y sus Marcas Postales (1765-1877)
Publisher: Museo Postal Cubano, Habana, 1973

Paperback, 63 pages, illustrated, text in Spanish, with an English translation of the Foreword tipped in at front, ex Canadian Postal Museum with label to front cover and library bookplate inside front cover and library pocket at end, in Good condition.


Waugh, William M. and Luft, Stanley J.

Publisher: The France & Colonies Philatelic Society (NY) & The War Cover Club, New York, 1984

Paperback, spiralbound, 194 pages, ex NPS library with label to front cover and small library marks inside front cover and to title-page, repaired tear to rear cover, internally clean, in Good condition.


Crompton, Jim and Klinger, Roland

Fakes, Forgeries, Imitations, Phantoms and Leaps in the Dark
Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2008

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, ex NPS library with library stamp to front cover and small library mark inside front cover else in Very Good condition.


Frégnac, E.

Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, 1947

Paperback, illustrated, xvi + 42 pages, text in French, ex libris National Archives of Canada with their library label to front cover, bookplate inside front cover and library pocket inside rear cover, spine repaired, pages a little toned, a Good working copy.


Martin, Jeremy and Walton, Frank

Publisher: West Africa Study Circle, 1995

First edition, large format (A4) hardback, original brown cloth with gilt title to spine, illustrated, 108 pages, some foxing to the upper page-edges and to the title-page, in Good condition.


Chapier, Georges and Bourdi, A.

Etude Historique et Descriptive des Emissions Apocryphes & de Fantaisie et des Timbres Non Officiels, Vol. 3
Publisher: A. Bourdi, Lyon, circa 1970s

Paperback, illustrated, 240 pages + xxvii plates, text in French, tiny corner-crease to front cover and most pages else in Very Good condition.