Philatelic Literature Specialists


General philatelic works

A Crimean War Study
Piat Dewavrin, F.X.

A Crimean War Study

by a Postal Historian
Publisher: privately published, 1997

Small (A5) paperback, illustrated, 63 pages, minor shelf-wear, corners a little rubbed, in Good condition.


Osborn, Geoffrey

A Study of Letters Sent to and from British Royal Navy Officers Serving Abroad in the Victorian Era
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, Bristol, 1995

Large paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 134 pages, tiny dent to spine, covers a little rubbed at edges and slightly creased at corners, slight shelf-wear, in Good condition.


Kay, George K. and Negus, Ron

A decade of Polish Forces postal history
Publisher: J.Barefoot Ltd, York, 1999

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 250 pages, slight shelf-wear, slight hint of spine-lean, in Good condition.


Benians, F.W.

Publisher: National Philatelic Society, London, 1978

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, viii + 148 pages, spine slightly sunned, corners of front cover slightly rubbed, in Good condition.


Hay, Ian

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1946

Paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, corner-crease to front cover and slightly to first few pages, slight dusty marks/foxing to front cover, in Good condition.


Henney, G.

with notes on the other armed forces
Publisher: Philatelic Society of Fiji, Suva, 1979

First edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 31 pages, front cover sunned, some foxing and creasing, a Good reading copy.


Crouch, Col. G.R. and Hill, Norman

Locations and assignments
Publisher: Lava, New York, 1951

Paperback, illustrated, 114 pages, some marks to the covers, some creasing to the front cover, slight rusty staples, in Good condition.


Raynor, P.E. and assisted by Captain G.R. Crouch, G.H. Holland, and N.E. Wallis

1914 to 1919
Publisher: H. Garratt-Adams & Co., Kinnersley, Hereford, 1967

Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 26 pages, a little foxing to the front cover and upper page-edges, in Good condition.


Boyden, Peter B.

The History of the British Army Postal Service from 1795
Publisher: National Army Museum, London, 1990

Large format (A4) paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated in colour, 48 pages, ex-York Philatelic Society with library marks to title-page, corners creased, a Good reading copy only.


Voyce, Rev. A.H.

Publisher: The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, nd (circa 1960)

Paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, covers sunned, corner creased, in Good condition.


Smith, John A.

Publisher: privately published, 1957

First edition, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, small marks to the covers, pages slightly toned, one corner slightly creased with loss of tiny corner-pieces of last page and rear cover, in Good condition.


Baker, Alan and Entwistle, Charles R.

Publisher: Chavril Press, 1994

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, slightly rusty staples, covers a little sunned, some marks to the rear cover, pages clean, in Good condition.


Lee, O.R.J.

Publisher: The Forces Postal History Society, 1985

First edition, large format paperback, illustrated, circa 100 pages, two short tears to spine, shelf-wear to the covers, in Good condition.


Lee, O.R.J.

Publisher: The Forces Postal History Society, 1982

First edition, large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, circa 100 pages, minor wear, in Good condition.


Buckley, G.D. and Marriott, W.B.

Part III Orange Free Colony 1900-1913
Publisher: The Orange Free State Study Circle, London, 1971

Hardback, original blue cloth, illustrated, 247 pages, some small marks to the upper page-edges, internally clean, 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.


Miller, Christopher

Canada and Colonies in the Caribbean and North and South America
Publisher: The Civil Censorship Study Group, 2006

Second (revised) edition, large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 300+ pages, small crease to top corner affecting most pages else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: Fritz Billig, New York, 1955

First edition, hardback, illustrated, 207 pages, spine and covers slightly sunned, slight bend to the covers, pages clean, a Good reading copy only.


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.


Shelley, Ronald G.

Publisher: The Spanish Philatelic Society, Brighton, 1979

First edition, large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 164 pages, dustwrapper in Fair condition with several short tears and some marks, some marks/foxing to the upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


Heller, Ernst

Publisher: The Spanish Philatelic Society, Brighton, 1982

Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 384 pages, tiny nick and mark to dustwrapper, else in Very Good condition.


Burrows, Peter C.

An illustrated history of British Army Form A.2042 and other military postcards issued since 1900
Publisher: privately published, 1987

Large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, unpaginated (circa 300+ pages), in Very 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.


Patka, Frederic J.

Publisher: Vienna, 1989

Large hardback, original blue cloth, illustrated, 871 pages, text in German, small scratch-mark to front cover, mild shelf-wear, else in Very 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.