Philatelic Literature Specialists

History of Philately

General philatelic works

Doctor of Millions
Brady, Seamus

Doctor of Millions

The rise and fall of stamp king Dr. Paul Singer
Publisher: Anvil Books, Tralee, 1965

First (and only) edition, paperback, 176 pages, pages toned (as usual), short tear to the edge of the last page, a slightly fragile mass-market paperback, in Good condition.

£15.00

Courtney, Nicholas

The Authorised History of the Royal Philatelic Collection
Publisher: Methuen, London, 2004

First edition, hardback, dustjacket, xiii + 337 pages, dustwrapper very slightly sunned, slight damage/dent to lower-edge of rear cover, in Good condition.

£10.00

Special Exhibition Number
Publisher: Trinidad Philatelic Society, Port-of-Spain, 1948

Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, some toning, in Good condition.

£9.50

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

[Soeteman, Corneille]

Part I
Publisher: Corneille Soeteman, Brussels, 2001

Auction catalogue, paperback, 78 pages, text in French, slight wear to the front cover, in Good condition.

£10.00

Searle, Colin

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

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated in colour, viii + 168 pages, slightest corner-bend, else in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Barron, James

Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 276 pages, 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 1993
Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1994

Hardback, illustrated, 151 pages, text in English, slight hint of spine-lean, corners slightly rubbed, 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

Hällstrom, Jonas (editor)

Publisher: World Philatelic Exhibition, Stockholm, 2019

Paperback, illustrated, 403 pages, text in English, in Very Good+ condition.

£18.00

Fischer, Peter

Publisher: Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., 2008

Large hardback, 246 pages, illustrated, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with discreet library stamps to title-page else in Very Good condition.

£35.00

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

Danesch, Hartwig

Publisher: Consilium Phiatelicum, 1995

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamps to front cover and first page else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Paikert, Hans and Fischer, Peter

Teil 1.
Publisher: Consilium Phiatelicum, c.1998

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 42 pages, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamps to front cover and first page else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Birch, Brian J.

Inscribed on the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2019

First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xx + 300 pages, in Very Good+ condition.

£65.00

Morgan, Helen

The Hunt for the World’s Most Valuable Stamps
Publisher: Atlantic Books, London, 2006

First edition, second impression, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 320 pages, tiny signs of shelfwear else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Rogers-Tillstone, Capt. B.

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1969

Large hardback, original blue buckram, upper page-edges gilt, 192 pages + plates, illustrated, one or two tiny spots of foxing to the fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£20.00

Bellamy, F.A. and Darlow, J.J.

and a Précis of the Proceedings at the First Four Congresses held at Manchester, London, Birmingham, Margate in 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912
Publisher: The Permanent Philatelic Congress Committee, London, 1914

Second impression, paperback, vi + 144 pages, pages unopened (still joined at the top, not slit apart) few spots of foxing to front cover else in Very Good condition.

£25.00

Hellman, Kaj and Stone, Jeffrey

Portrait of a Philatelist
Publisher: Suomen Filateliapalvelu Oy, 2017

Hardback, illustrated, 380 pages, in Very Good condition.

£60.00

Beech, David R. (editor)

Her Majesty The Queen’s and Past Presidents’ Collection
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2019

Paperback, 41 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Stone, Jeffrey C.

A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland
Publisher: Aberdeen Philatelic Society, 2010

Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xii + 165 pages, in Very Good condition.

£10.00