Philatelic Literature Specialists

Postal Stationery

Great Britain

Postal Stationery of Great Britain
Brightmore, T.

Postal Stationery of Great Britain

Publisher: privately published by the author, circa 1982

Paperback, illustrated, 74 pages + separate price-list, small pen-mark to front cover, slight toning, small corner-creases, in Good condition.

£9.50

Todd, T.

With Particular Reference to the Adhesives
Publisher: The Vallancey Press Ltd., London, nd [circa 1920s]

“Stamp Collecting” Handbook No. 40, paperback, 32 pages, illustrated, some foxing to the edges, in Good condition.

£20.00

Evans, Major E.B.

A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1891

First edition, hardback, original decorative green cloth gilt, marbled endpapers and page-edges, viii + 240 pages + 8 publisher’s advertisements, head and foot of spine and corners of cover slightly rubbed, slight cracking to front inner-hinge, in Good condition.

£75.00

Dagnall, H.

Their History & Documentation
Publisher: privately published, 1985

Hardback, original yellow cloth, dustwrapper, 249 pages, dustwrapper spine a little sunned, repaired tear to front panel of dustwrapper, book itself in Very Good condition.

£24.00

Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 254 pages, some short (repaired) tears to the dustwrapper, slight creasing to the front free-endpaper else in Very Good condition.

£26.00

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

Huggins, A.K.

A Priced Handbook of the Postal Stationery of Great Britain
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1970

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 188 pages, some dusty marks to the dustwrapper, a few spots of foxing to the upper page-edges, some ink annotations to the pages, a Good working copy.

£40.00

Richards, Simon

A Display to the Royal Philatelic Society London
Publisher: privately published, 2021

Large format (A4) paperback, 32 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Morgan, Glenn

Publisher: Royal Mail, London, 2006

Paperback, illustrated, 19 pages, in Very Good condition.

£3.50

Evans, Major E.B.

A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years
Publisher: SR Publishers & Stanley Gibbons, London, 1970

Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 240 pages, tiny tear to edge of dustwrapper, few spots of foxing to fore-edges, heavy foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£40.00

Publisher: Alan Berman, Bodmin, 2002

Auction catalogues, small format (A5) paperbacks, illustrated, 16 + 36 pages, with the prices realised for Part Six, crease to rear cover and some pen annotations to last couple of pages of Part Six, Part Seven in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor)

Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 1998

75th Anniversary edition, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, sunning (fading) to the spine area of the covers else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Weston, H. Edgar

Publisher: British Guiana Philatelic Society, Georgetown, 1920

First edition, reprinted from “The British Guiana Philatelic Journal” December 1919, 8 pages + 2 plates, covers a little soiled, tiny piece missing from lower edge of front cover, in Good condition.

£21.00

Weston, H. Edgar and Van Gelder, Peter (editor)

Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 2003

New edition, privately bound with cloth-covered card covers, gilt lettering to front cover, illustrated, 20 pages, ex libris Brian Birch with his bookplate inside front cover, in Very Good condition.

£12.00

Green, Doris M.

and Check List of all Issues
Publisher: privately published, 1967

Paperback, [ii] + 26 pages, with Supplement (1969), paperback, [ii] + 8 pages, slight soiling to the covers, slight rust to the staples, in Good condition.

£15.00

['Besançon']

The ‘Besançon’ Collection (part IV)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2022

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 144 pages, text in English, with a print-out of the prices realised, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

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

['Besançon']

The ‘Besançon’ Collection (part II)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2020

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 176 pages, text in English, with a print-out of the prices realised, slightest signs of shelf-wear else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

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.

£36.00

['Besançon']

The ‘Besançon’ Collection (part III)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2021

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 148 pages, with a print-out of the prices realised,, text in English, in Very Good condition.

£12.50

Ewen, H. L'Estrange

Bound with Priced Catalogue of the Unadhesive Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom
Publisher: H. L'Estrange Ewen, Norwood, 1896, 1905

No.5 (fifth edition), hardback, 218 pages, bound with First edition, (vii) + 86 pages, original paper covers removed, bound in black buckram gilt, “United Kingdom Stamps” in gilt to front cover, a few tiny marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.

£35.00

Kessler, F.W. and Matthews, Thomas A.

Publisher: Aerogram Catalogue Publishing Co., New York, 1961

Looseleaf in three binders, illustrated, hundreds of pages (unpaginated), mild wear else in Very Good condition.

£75.00

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.

£36.00

Muir, Douglas N.

A New Appreciation
Publisher: The National Postal Museum, London, 1990

First edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 242 pages, in Very Good condition.

£12.50

[Yates, E.E.]

offered by order of E.E. Yates, Esq.
Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1949

Auction catalogue, hardback, original publisher’s blue cloth gilt, interleaved, illustrated, 60 pages, with the prices realised, ex Huddersfield Philatelic Society library with label to spine and bookplate inside front cover, very slight spine-lean, a little mottling and a few marks to the covers, pages fine, a Good working copy.

£35.00

['Besançon']

The ‘Besançon’ Collection (part I)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 144 pages, with prices realised, text in English, a little mild creasing to edges of dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Gilbert, John F.

Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1973

Revised edition, large format paperback, illustrated, 60 pages, in VG condition.

£9.50

Stone, J.W.M.

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1983

Special Issue of the GB Journal, paperback, iv + 24 pages, slightly rusty staples, light shelfwear, else in VG condition.

£3.50