Philatelic Literature Specialists

Great Britain

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.

£12.50

Hosking, Roger

Publisher: Cavendish Auctions, Derby, 2000

Completely Updated and Revised Third Edition, large format paperback, illustrated, xiv + 352 pages, top of spine bumped, creasing to corners of the covers and to some page corners, pages clean, a Good working copy only.

£20.00

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.

£11.50

Wellsted, Hilary A.

Publisher: The Postal History Society, London, 1986

Paperback, illustrated, ii + 88 pages, spine a little rubbed, short (1cm) tear to rear cover, in Good condition.

£8.50

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.

£16.00

Scott, J.G.S.

Publisher: The Postal History Society, London, 1983

Paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, minor toning to the page-edges, mild shelf-wear else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Brightmore, T.

Publisher: privately published by the author, circa 1982

Paperback, illustrated, 74 pages + separate price-list, mild creases and toning to the covers, in Good condition.

£9.50

Summer 2021
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 2021

Paperback, illustrated, 104 pages, in Very Good condition.

£5.00

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.

£14.50

Scamp, Lee C.

The Pre-Adhesive Period to the Beginning of Packet Service from Hong Kong 1800-1845
Publisher: Nancol Enterprises, Houston, 1986

Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, xx + 284 pages, covers slightly rubbed and creased at edges, pages fine, in Good condition.

£35.00

Scamp, Lee C.

British, Indian, French, American, and Japanese Mail Ship Schedules 1840-1880 Volume I
Publisher: privately published, 1997

First edition, large paperback, illustrated, viii + 416 pages + Valuation booklet tipped-in at front, spine very sunned else in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Melville, Fred J.

Publisher: Melville Stamp Books, London, 1911

Hardback, original publisher’s grey cloth, illustrated, 84 pages + xvi publisher’s advertisements, minor soiling to the covers, small ink mark to upper page-edges, some toning to the endpapers, in Good condition.

£15.00

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.

£14.50

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.

£14.50

Walker, George

Postmen and Post-roads through the Ages
Publisher: George G. Harrap, 1938

First edition, hardback, original red cloth, dustwrapper, 275 pages + plates, dustwrapper in Poor condition – price-clipped and torn in several places with some loss, slight hint of spine-lean, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.

£12.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) hardback, privately bound in plain red rexine (original paper covers removed), illustrated, 395 pages, slight knock to foot of spine with tiny amount of loss, binding slightly shaken with front cover slightly coming loose from pages, a Good working copy.

£26.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1981

Large format (A4) hardback, privately bound in plain red rexine (original paper covers removed), 112 pages + xxxi plates, in Good condition.

£20.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) paperback, 222 pages, some creases to the covers, slight corner-creasing to the pages, in Good condition.

£14.50

Muggleton, D.J.

Publisher: Cambridge Philatelic Society, 1970

Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, 130 pages + plates, signed by the author, covers rubbed, in Good condition.

£7.50

Hyde, James Wilson

Its Curiosities and Romance
Publisher: W. Blackwood & Sons, 1889

Third edition, hardback, original red cloth gilt with decorative front board, frontispiece, xvi + 306 pages, 2cm tear to top of spine, small marks and stains to the covers, presentation bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, presented to a Post Office Telegraphs Messenger for proficiency at drill and general good conduct in 1906, some wear to front free-endpaper with loss of a tiny corner-piece, in Good condition.

£25.00

Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C.

Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1967

Third edition, revised & enlarged, hardback, dustwrapper, 336 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Beaumont, K.M. and Stanton, J.B.M.

Part Four: The Issues of King George V
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1957

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 248 pages + plates, dustwrapper in Poor condition (in pieces, marked and torn), slight spine-lean, slight toning to pages, a Good working copy.

£22.00

Cribb, Stephen

Vol. 1 The British Postal Order 1881-1981
Publisher: Squirrel Publishing, 1984

Paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 66 pages, covers quite rubbed, in Good condition.

£7.00

Lunn, Howard

Publisher: privately published, 1995

Paperback, illustrated, 48 pages, mild shelf-wear else in Very Good condition.

£6.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, 1986

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 204 pages, in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Mackay, James

Sub Office Rubber Datestamps of Ireland
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1985

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, text in English, tiny mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.

£9.50