Philatelic Literature Specialists

Postal History

Great Britain

The Postal History of British Air Mails
Proud, Edward B.

The Postal History of British Air Mails

Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., 1991

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 576 pages, shelf-wear to the dustwrapper, slight toning to the page-edges, small signs of use, in Good condition.

£48.00

Tabeart, Colin

Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home
Publisher: privately published, 2005

First edition, large hardback, illustrated, viii + 422 pages, signed by the author, slight bend to the rear cover, small knock to foot of spine, some foxing to the top page-edges, some slight marks to the fore-edges, internally fine, a Good reading copy.

£35.00

Gurney, David

Publisher: Channel Islands Specialists Society, Ilford, 1993

First edition, large paperback, [x] + 154 pages + separate Valuation Guide in pocket at end, illustrated, corners of cover very slightly rubbed, minor mark to fore-edges, in Good condition.

£15.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 395 pages, some dusty marks and foxing to top page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£28.00

Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George

Before and After – 1903 to 1929
Publisher: privately published, 1977

Large paperback (card covers), plastic comb-binding, illustrated, 300 pages, some rings of the comb-binding broken, some slight corner-creases, page-edges slightly toned but internally fine, in Good condition.

£30.00

Through Five Reigns
Publisher: J. Sloper & Co., London, nd [circa 1939]

Paperback, 16 pages, illustrated, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1988

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 146 pages, dustwrapper rubbed at edges, previous owner’s name at front, in Good condition.

£20.00

[Seymour, J.B.]

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1951-52

Auction catalogues, complete set of six parts plus two separate brochures of photo-plates, paperbacks, no prices realised, occasional small pencil marks and tiny signs of use, in Good condition.

£60.00

Snelson, Ken

Usage & Listing
Publisher: privately published by the author, 2007

Large paperback, spiral-bound, illustrated, vi + 178 pages, in Very Good condition.

£35.00

Whitney, Dr. J.T.

Publisher: BPH Publications, 1981

Fourth edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 312 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed at edges and with a tiny tear, some foxing and toning to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£9.50

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1979

Large (A4) paperback, 40 pages + illustrations, covers quite foxed/marked, pages clean, in Good condition.

£10.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately publiahed by the author, Dumfries, 1986

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 466 pages, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C.

Part II
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1955

Paperback, 62 pages, illustrated, corner-crease to rear cover, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.

£10.00

Fryer, Gavin and Akerman, Clive (Editors)

Documentary History 1837 to 1864 Based on Sir Rowland Hill’s Journal and Ancillary Papers, with Glossary, Bibliography and Comprehensive Index
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2000

Two large volumes, hardbacks, dustwrappers, lviii + vi + 1304 pages, a few tiny marks to upper edges else in Very Good condition.

£120.00

[Wheat, Gilbert]

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2009

Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 199 pages, one small pen inscription else in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Morgan, Glenn H.

from Royal Residences, Households and Offices of Great Britain past, present and temporary
Publisher: British Philatelic Trust, 1992

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, vi + 214 pages, in Very Good+ condition.

£35.00

Stephens, P.M. and Erskine, R.S.

1840-1860
Publisher: privately published, 1994

Large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, circa 200 pages, in Very Good condition.

£26.00

Raguin, M.M.

Volume 4 – 1840-1849
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1990

Large format paperback, comb-bound, xii + 286 pages,  a few creases, transparent plastic covers toned, internally clean, in Good condition.

£40.00

Raguin, M.M.

Volume 5 1850-1859
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1991

Large format paperback, comb-bound, xviii + 450 pages, transparent plastic covers rather toned, internally clean, in Good condition.

£45.00

Raguin, M.M.

Volume 6 1860-1869 Part 1
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1993

Large format paperback, comb-bound, xi + 294 pages, comb-binding broken at top with some missing pieces and small cracks to the plastic covers, transparent plastic covers rather toned, internally clean, a Good working copy.

£40.00

Raguin, M.M.

Volume 6 1860-1869 Part 2
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1993

Large format paperback, comb-bound, xi + 354 pages, transparent plastic covers rather toned, internally clean, in Good condition.

£45.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 232 pages, a little foxing to the upper page-edges else in Very Good condition.

£25.00

Bodily, Ritchie and Jarvis, Chris and Hahn, Charless

Publisher: The Collectors Club of Chicago, 1984

Hardback, illustrated, ix + 331 pages, slight foxing to upper page-edges, in Good condition.

£45.00

Moubray, Jane & Michael

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2017

Second edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 510 pages + 1 extra page loosely inserted, in Very Good condition.

£100.00

Arnell, J.C. and Mackenzie, K.S. (editor)

A history of the mail service between Great Britain and Canada to 1889
Publisher: National Postal Museum, Ottawa, 1980

No. 173 of 250 copies of the deluxe edition, hardbound in quarter morocco, slipcased, signed by both authors, xii + 412 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£100.00

Wells, Edward

A history of the Forces Postal Service
Publisher: priately published by the Defence Postal & Courier Services, Royal Engineers, 1987

First edition, paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 191 pages, slight corner-creases to the front cover, spine slightly sunned, slight signs of foxing to the edges, minor signs of use, in Good condition.

£9.50

[Simpson, Ray]

The Ray Simpson Collection
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2023

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, 112 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Fryer, Gavin

A Display to Fellows and Members of The Royal Philatelic Society London
Publisher: privately published, 2022

Large format (A4) paperback, 36 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£12.50

Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1978

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 90 pages, ex-Derby Philatelic Society with small ink-stamps to the dustwrapper and title-page, dustwrapper spine slightly sunned,, dustwrapper price-clipped and with a tear, in Good condition.

£10.00

Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1981

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 114 pages, ex-Derby Philatelic Society with small ink-stamps to the dustwrapper and title-page, slight spine-lean, a Good working copy.

£10.00