Philatelic Literature Specialists

Pre-adhesives

Great Britain

The British County Catalogue of Postal History, Volume 4
Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

The British County Catalogue of Postal History, Volume 4

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

Todd. T.

Publisher: Duckworth, London, 1949

Third impression, hardback, dustwrapper, 274 pages + 40 plates, dustwrapper somewhat foxed/marked and chipped at corners and top of spine with a tiny amount of loss, slight toning to endpapers and edges, in Good condition.

£9.50

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

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

Being a Survey of British Postmarks from 1660 to 1940
Publisher: R. C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1940

Hardback, rebound in dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine and new endpapers, illustrated, 579 pages + publisher’s advertisements at end, slight toning to page-edges, a few tiny marks to top page-edges, a few spots of foxing to last few pages of publisher’s adverts, in Good condition.

£85.00

Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1990

Hardback, dustwrapper, vi + 130 pages, illustrated, dustwrapper a little sunned to spine and a little chipped at top edge, a few spots of foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.

£18.00

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

Bradley, Tom

Publisher: The Yorkshire Post, Leeds, 1889

First edition, original red pictorial cloth, xi + 251 pages + advertisements, illustrated, covers very slightly rubbed at corners, some mottling to the rear cover, some dusty marks to the page-edges, previous owner’s name at front, some foxing and dusty marks to endpapers and prelims, in Good condition.

£32.00

Montgomery, Malcolm Beresford

The Inland and Ocean Postage Rates Applied to Letters Between the United Kingdom and North America
Publisher: privately published, 1991

Large format paperback, circa 240 pages, in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1978

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 90 pages, price-clipped dustwrapper slightly rubbed and sunned to spine and with a couple of short tears, a few spots of foxing to preliminary pages, in Good condition.

£9.50

[Ellott, Gerald]

Publisher: Prestige Philately, Australia, 2011

Auction catalogue, large paperback, illustrated, 106 pages, prices realised, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Lillywhite, Bryant

A Reference Book of London Signs from Earliest Times to about the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1972

First edition, hardback, original green cloth gilt, dustwrapper, xx + 696 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Clark, Rex

A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009

First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, in Fine unused condition.

£20.00

Willcocks, R.M.

With notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1975

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 167 pages, some small marks and wear to the dustwrapper, foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.

£15.00

Forrestier Smith, Peter A.

An Outline Postal History
Publisher: The East Anglia Postal History Study Circle, 1972

Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, [iv] + 92 pages, small mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Summer 2021
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 2021

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

£5.00

Stitt Dibden, W.G.

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1963

First edition, paperback (card covers), 85 pages + plates (one folding), some marks to the front cover, rear cover detached (but still present), pages fine, in Good condition.

£17.50

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.

£24.00

Stitt Dibden, W.G. and Tebbutt, L.

Publisher: The Postal History Society, Bath, 1961

Paperback, illustrated, 49 pages + plates, spine sunned else in Very Good condition.

£12.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1983

Large (A4) paperback, 349 pages, minor shelf-wear else in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Meredith, F.W.

With Catalogue Priced by Walter Morley
Publisher: Walter Morley, London, 1923

Hardback, original green cloth gilt, illustrated, 100 pages, covers very slightly sunned, in Good condition.

£20.00

Smith, Peter A. Forrestier (editor)

Publisher: London Postal History Group, 1999

London Postal History Group Notebook Nos. 139/144, November 1999. Large (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 141 pages, in Very Good condition.

£12.50

Chalmers, Leah

Publisher: P.S. King & Son, London, 1939

Paperback, 45 pages + plates, tiny corner-crease to front cover, tiny tear to foot of spine, in Good condition.

£15.00

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.

£15.00

Hyde, J. Wilson

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black, London, 1894

First edition, hardback, original red cloth gilt, xvi + 355 pages, spine slightly toned and marked, a short tear to the front inner hinge, in Good condition.

£25.00

Foster, G.A.

Publisher: Chas. Nissen & Co., London, 1910

First edition, large format, paperback, illustrated, 56 pages, covers a little chipped at edges with small amount of loss, in Good condition.

£30.00

Grimwood-Taylor, James

Publisher: Stamp Publicity Board, 1990

Paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, in Very Good condition.

£8.50

Austen, Brian

A study based on Kent examples
Publisher: Phillimore, 1978

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 192 pages, dustwrapper price-clipped and very slightly rubbed at edges, slightest hint of spine-lean, in Good condition.

£7.50