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Dorrington, J.F.

Yesterday’s Mail

A History of the Southampton and District Philatelic Society
Publisher: Southampton and District Philatelic Society, 2012

Large (A4) paperback, spiralbound, iv + 82 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Fryer, Gavin

Publisher: privately published, 1997

Paperback (card covers), v + 90 pages, tiny bump to the fore-edge else in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Tyler, Varro E.

Their Lives and Works
Publisher: Linn's Stamp News, USA, 1991

Second (revised) edition, paperback, x + 165 pages, illustrated, very slight corner-creases to the covers, foot of spine a little rubbed, in Good condition.

£22.00

Bottu, Dr Mark

Publisher: AIJP, 2015

Paperback, 74 pages, illustrated, text in English, ex-Royal Philatelic Society London Library with library label to front cover and library marks to title-page, in Good condition.

£6.50

Springbett, David

Publisher: David Feldman SA, Geneva, 2001

Large hardback, illustrated, 324 pages, in Very Good+ condition.

£35.00

Amrhein, Manfred

A History and a Select Bibliography from 1861 to 1991 Vol. One
Publisher: privately published, Costa Rica, 1992

Large hardback, dustwrapper, xv + 179 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£100.00

Williams, L.N.

2. The Biographies
Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 1997

Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 218 pages, in Very Good condition.

£145.00

Schofield, Brian

Publisher: British Philatelic Trust, London, 2003

First edition, large (A4) paperback, spiralbound, 56 pages, in Very Good condition.

£6.50

Brühl, Prof. Carlrichard

Publisher: Georg Olms, 1985-86

Two large hardback volumes, original blue cloth (no dustwrappers), illustrated, xvi + 600 + viii + 650 pages, text in German, spines a little sunned, minor wear else in Very Good condition.

£80.00

Searle, Colin

1909-2009
Publisher: Association of British Philatelic Societies, 2009

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated in colour, viii + 168 pages, slightest hint of spine-lean, else in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Beauregard, G. de and Gorsse, H. de

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 2010

Reprint, paperback, illustrated, v + 119 pages, slight corner-creases to pages and covers, in Good condition.

£6.50

“Who’s Who” in the Stamp World
Publisher: H.L. Lindquist, New York, 1938

Second edition, hardback, 434 pages, illustrated, ex-Canadian Postal Museum with library bookplate inside front cover and library pocket at back, some dusty marks and slight mottling to the cover, pages fine, in Good condition.

£20.00

Dave, Markand

Activities in India 2013-2017
Publisher: RPSL, 2018

Paperback, illustrated, [iii] + 38 pages, top of spine very slightly scuffed with tiny amount of loss else in Very Good condition.

£5.00

Harris, Albert H.

The International Philatelic Directory
Publisher: The Philatelic Magazine, London, 1931

Tenth edition, paperback, 228 pages, small label to spine, small library inscriptions in margin of one page, spine slightly sunned, in Good condition.

£18.00

Harris, Albert H.

The International Philatelic Directory
Publisher: The Philatelic Magazine, London, 1928

Ninth edition, paperback, l + 184 pages, ex-Brighton & Hove Philatelic Society with their bookplate at front, small scuff to spine where a label has been, in Good condition.

£18.00

Harris, Albert H.

An Annual Biographical Directory of Stamp Collectors and Dealers in all parts of the World
Publisher: The Philatelic Magazine, London, 1918-26

Five volumes, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh & eighth editions, hardbacks, matching blue imitation morocco cloth library bindings, with gilt titles, crests and library reference numbers to spines, 88 + 91 + 134 + 128 + 140 pages, ex library with library bookplates to front pastedown-endpapers, slight wear else in Very Good condition.

£95.00

Singer, S.

Publisher: privately published, New York, 1908

Paperback, original blue/grey paper covers, 40 pages, bilingual text in English & French, lacking most of the backstrip (paper spine-covering), front cover detached, old tape mark to foot of front and rear cover, short tear to fore-edge of front cover and short tear to top-edge of rear cover, pages fine, would benefit from rebinding, in Fair/Good condition.

£120.00

Peckitt, W.H. [Melville, Fred J.]

Publisher: W.H. Peckitt, London, 1909

Paperback (card covers), 59 pages + iii publisher’s advertisements, illustrated, ex-H.R. Holmes with his signature at front, covers rubbed and torn at edges with small amount of loss, first and last few pages slightly toned and a little foxed, in Good condition.

£14.50

Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor)

Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 1998

75th Anniversary edition, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, sunning (fading) to the spine area of the covers else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Maassen, Wolfgang

Publisher: Corinphila Auktionen AG, Zurich, 2019

Large hardback, illustrated, 306 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Negus, Ron

A Short Biographical Sketch
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2002

Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Negus, Ron

Sir Edward Denny Bacon, KCVO (1860-1938) A short biographical sketch
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1999

Supplement to “The London Philatelist”, paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, in Very Good condition.

£7.50

A Summary of Displays and Activities
Publisher: Nottinghamshire Philatelic Society, 2014

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, slight corner-crease to foot of spine else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Beauregard, G. de and Gorsse, H. de

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1899

First English edition, hardback, illustrated, xii + 260 pages + publisher’s advertisements, a few minor signs of wear to the covers, light foxing to the endpapers, previous owner’s gift inscription at front and small ownership stamp to the title-page else in Very Good condition.

£45.00

Årsbok för Postmuseum 2008
Publisher: Post Museum, Stockholm, 2008

Hardback, 168 pages, illustrated, text in Swedish with summaries to each article in English, ex-NPS Library with small library stamps to verso of title-page, covers very slightly rubbed, else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Salierno, Vito (editor)

All the records of the philatelic season 1998
Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1999

Hardback, illustrated, 239 pages, text in English, slight hint of spine-lean, mild shelfwear, some creasing to the front cover, ex NPS library with small library stamps at front, in Good condition.

£15.00

Salierno, Vito (editor)

All the records of the philatelic season 1997
Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1998

Hardback, illustrated, 239 pages, text in English, slightest hint of spine-lean, mild shelfwear, ex NPS library with small library stamps at front, in Good condition.

£15.00

Salierno, Vito (editor)

All the records of the philatelic season 1994
Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1994

Hardback, illustrated, 100 pages, text in English, mild shelfwear, ex NPS library with small library stamps at front, in Good condition.

£15.00

Salierno, Vito (editor)

All the records of the philatelic season 1991
Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1992

Hardback, illustrated, 125 pages, text in English, slight hint of spine-lean, corners slightly scuffed, tiny dent to edge of spine, ex NPS library with small library stamps at front, in Good condition.

£15.00

van Loo, Wilhelm

Publisher: Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., 2008

Large hardback, 336 pages, illustrated, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with discreet library stamps to title-page else in Very Good condition.

£40.00