Philatelic Literature Specialists


Great Britain

Paquebot Cancellations of the World
Hosking, Roger

Paquebot Cancellations of the World

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.


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.


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.


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.


Robertson, Alan W.

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1960

Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, interleaved, 68 pages, dustwrapper in Poor condition with dusty marks, numerous tears and loss of some pieces, a little foxing to the endpapers, corner-crease to front endpaper, in Good condition.


Staff, Frank

Publisher: Adlard Coles Ltd., 1956

First edition, hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, tears to the dustwrapper with some loss, a little foxing to endpapers and page-edges, signed by the author, in Good condition.


Moubray, Jane & Michael

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1992

First edition, large hardback, illustrated, xxxii + 512 pages + 2 colour plates, slight spine-lean (spine-roll), slight dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, internally clean, a Good working copy.


Norway, Arthur H.

Between the Years 1793-1815
Publisher: MacMillan & Co., London, 1895

First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, frontispiece, 312 pages + plates, foxing to the frontispiece’s tissue-guard and some spots of foxing elsewhere, in Good condition.


Cockrill, Philip

Transatlantic Routes
Publisher: Philip Cockrill, nd [circa 1987]

Paperback, 84 pages, illustrated, binding slightly askew, slight shelf-wear to the covers, small scuff to front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.


Sinfield, Cyril A.

Publisher: Portsmouth & District Philatelic Society, 1982

First edition, large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 78 pages + plates, slight corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.


Tabeart, Colin

A study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles based on the work of Alan W Robertson
Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1997

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xiv + 314 pages, a couple of tiny tears to the dustwrapper, obvious spine-lean (or “spine-roll”) and twist to the binding – a Good working copy.


Morley, Walter

including The Penny Posts and Town Paids of Ireland
Publisher: Walter Morley, Catford, 1922

Small paperback booklet, 32 pages, illustrated, ex-F.A. Bellamy library with his handstamp to the front cover, tiny nick to upper edge of front cover and a few small marks, pages clean, in Good condition.


Hosking, Roger

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2002

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, some very slight marks to the front cover else in Very Good condition.


Taylor, Keith

The Channel Islands Red Cross Ship (1944-45)
Publisher: CISS Publishing, 1996

Large format paperback, illustrated, viii + 127 pages, ex-National Philatelic Society Library with library stamp to front cover and to verso of title-page, in Good condition.


[Glassco, J. Grant]

The Glassco Collection
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1969

Auction catalogue, paperback, 259 pages, illustrated, with the list of prices realised, slight corner-crease to rear cover, very slight dusty marks/foxing to spine and edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


[Stewart, W. & Chadwick, F.]

The W. Stewart and F. Chadwick Collections
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1974-75

Auction catalogues, paperback, 36 + 28 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.


Staff, Frank

Publisher: Quarterman Publications, 1980

Second edition, hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, a tiny short tear to edge of dustwrapper, some toning to the dustwrapper and to page-edges, binding very slightly warped, in Good condition.


Newport, O.W. and Sussex, John

Publisher: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, 1988

Large paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 59 pages, covers a little rubbed at edges else in Very Good condition.


Mark, Graham (editor)

Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1997

Large format hardback, illustrated, iii + 91 pages, slightest bend to the covers, previous owner’s name to front endpaper, in Good condition.


Hosking, Roger and Cockrill, Philip

Part II
Publisher: Philip Cockrill, c1990

Paperback, illustrated, 88 pages, signed by Roger Hosking, minor marks to the covers, slight corner-crease to a couple of pages, in Good condition.


Farrugia, Jean and Gammons, Tony

Five centuries of postal transport by land, sea and air
Publisher: National Postal Museum, London, 1980

Paperback, illustrated, 84 pages, in Very Good condition.


Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1979

Large (A4) paperback, 40 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.


Hosking, Roger

Publisher: privately published, 1979

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 19 pages, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner, crease to rear cover and slight shelfwear, in Good condition.