Philatelic Literature Specialists


General philatelic works

Great Britain & Ireland Travelling Post Office Postmarks
Wilson, Frank J.

Great Britain & Ireland Travelling Post Office Postmarks

A Guide and Catalogue
Publisher: Railway Philatelic Group, 1991

Paperback, 84 pages, signed by the author, covers slightly rubbed at corners else in Very Good condition.


McCloy, Brian; Oxley, Geoff and Stroud, Richard

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2002

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iv + 96 pages, in Very Good condition.


Leonard, Charles; Kelly, Peter; and Fitton, Keith

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2003

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 83 pages, top page-edges somewhat roughly trimmed else in Very Good condition.


Bratzel, M.P.

Publisher: privately published, 2009

Large paperback, illustrated, iv + 154 pages, corners of covers slightly rubbed, small signs of use, in Good condition.


Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2000

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, v + 111 pages, minor toning to the page-edges, minor dusty marks, corners of covers very slightly rubbed, internally fine, in Good condition.


Jackson, H.T.

Part 1 General History
Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1970

Second edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 58 pages, slight rust to the staples, in Good condition.


Kidd, Cyril

Publisher: The TPO and Seapost Society, 1996

Second edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, very slight corner-crease else in Very Good condition.


Bayliss, Derek A.

Publisher: Turntable Publications, Sheffield, 1978

Hardback, dustwrapper, 96 pages + plates, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed, a few small marks to rear panel of dustwrapper, child’s gift inscription to front endpaper, in Good condition.


West, Vincent

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society London, 2019

Paperback, pictorial card covers, xii + 99 pages, very slight creasing to the front cover else in Very Good condition.


Gwynn, Robin and Hoggarth, Norman

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2010

Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iii + 322 pages, in Very Good+ condition.


Sanford, Kendall C. (Editor)

Whole Nos. 66, 67, 69-73
Publisher: Wreck & Crash Mail Society, 2012-14

Seven issues, A4 paperbacks, illustrated, text in English, in Very Good condition.


Ewen, H. L'Estrange

Describing all Varieties issued by the Railway Companies of Great Britain and Ireland under the authority of the Postmaster-General
Publisher: Ewen's Colonial Stamp Market, London, 1901

First edition, hardback, original half-leather gilt binding, top-edges gilt, illustrated, vii + 430 pages, original leather corners rubbed with some loss, front board and front free-endpaper detached, missing the backstrip (spine-covering), minor dusty marks to first and last few leaves else contents clean, in need of rebinding but a Good working copy.


Isani, Dr. Usman Ali

Publisher: Pakistan Post Foundation, Karachi, 2015

Two volumes, hardback, full leatherette gilt bindings, slipcase, illustrated, 738 pages, slipcase in Poor condition with wear and splits to joints, two corners slightly rubbed else the two volumes are in Very Good condition.


Long, Bryant A. and Dennis, William J.

The Story of the Postal Transportation Service
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman, New York, 1951

First edition, hardback, original brown cloth, dustwrapper, xii + 414 pages + plates, dustwrapper torn in several places with some loss, some dusty marks to page-edges, signed dedication to the original owner from the author, in Good condition.


Hopkins, A.E.

Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1967

Third edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 180 pages, dustwrapper slightly soiled and with a couple of short tears, in Good condition.


Ward, C.W.

Their Histories & Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, 1951

Paperback, illustrated, 19 pages, covers slightly sunned, spine rubbed, some pencil annotations to pages, signed by author to front cover, in Good condition.


Goodbody, A.M.

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1983

Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, covers partially sunned, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner (Michael Goodman) inside front cover, some small handwritten corrections to a few pages, in Good condition.


Nathan, S.

Postage Stamps; Locals; Seals and Commemorative Handstamps
Publisher: Spanish Philatelic Society, Brighton, 1978

Interesting handbook on the theme of railways in Spanish philately, including labels and vignettes. Well illustrated in black & white.


Goodbody, Anthony M.

Publisher: Mobile Post Office Society, 1982

Paperback, illustrated, ii + 26 pages + map, covers slightly sunned, in Good condition.


Tchilinghirian, S.D. and Stephen, W.S.E.

Part Five: Manchuria, Chinese Eastern Railway
Publisher: The British Society of Russian Philately, 1959

Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 94 pages + folding map, mild shelf-wear, internally clean, in Good condition.


Publisher: General Post Office, London, 1931

Paperback, 8 pages, rusty staples, Post Office Stores ink-stamp to front cover, few ink annotations to pages, in Good condition.


Smith, Peter A.S.

Publisher: Mobile Post Office Society, 1983

Paperback, illustrated, ii + 65 pages, some slight corner-creases, tiny scuff to rear cover, page-edges very slightly toned, internally clean, in Good condition.


Carter, W.G.

Publisher: General Post Office, London, 1937

Post Office Green Paper No. 36, paperback, 22 pages + plates, slight foxing and tiny marks to the covers, slight crease to front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.


Alsop, John

Publisher: privately published, 1987

Large format (A4) paperback, 400 pages, illustrated, slight shelfwear and tiny corner-creases to the covers, pages fine, 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.


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.


Baldwin, N.C.

Publisher: Francis J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, 1966

Paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, slight creasing to front cover, in Good condition.


Presgrave, A.D.

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust, 1997

Large format paperback, illustrated, ix + 132 pages, tiny corner-creases to front cover, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.


[Chase, Docteur Caroll]

(XVIIe, XVIIIe, Armées et Diverses) provenant des collections du Docteur Caroll Chase
Publisher: J. Robineau, Paris, 1963

Auction catalogue, paperback, 17 pages + separate booklet of 12 black & white photo-plates, text in French, some spotting to front cover, some prices handwritten in page margins, minor signs of wear, in Good condition.


[Wilson, Harold]

of British and Australian – Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2005

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.