Philatelic Literature Specialists

Queen Victoria issues

Great Britain

The Harold Fisher collection of 19th Century Great Britain Postage Stamps
[Fisher, Harold]

The Harold Fisher collection of 19th Century Great Britain Postage Stamps

Publisher: Phillips, London, 1983

Auction catalogue, paperback, 154 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, spine slightly toned, a few tiny marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.

£10.00

Batty, Mike

A Plating Record
Publisher: privately published, 2009

Second edition, paperback, comb-bound, iv + 64 pages + page of additions loosely inserted, illustrated, small scuff to front and rear covers with small amount of loss to the surface, some corner-creases to the pages, in Good condition.

£8.50

Gardiner-Hill, Clive

The Line Engraved Issues. Archer Plates. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 92-101. Constant Varieties.
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1950

Second edition, small paperback, 23 pages, slight toning to the covers else in Very Good condition.

£20.00

Gardiner-Hill, Clive

The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1951

Small paperback, 23 pages, a couple of tiny spots of foxing to the page-edges else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Stanton, Captain J.B.M.

The Study and Plating of the Line-Engraved Penny Stamp of Great Britain
Publisher: Axworthys', Paignton, 1936

Small paperback, illustrated, 69 pages, slight creases to the front cover, tiny corner-creases to the pages, in Good condition.

£30.00

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

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

Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl

Low Values 2½d to 2s
Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2009

Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 236 ages, slight warping (bend) to the covers, in Good condition.

£40.00

Wiggins, W.R.D. and Tonna, G.C.

PL22 to 68 & R17, together with Alphabet IV (PL50 & 51), Alphabet II (R15 & R16)
Publisher: G.C. Tonna, 1973

Complete set of 5 volumes, paperback (pictorial card covers), spiralbound, circa 250 pages, corner-crease to front cover and first couple of pages of Vol. 1, occasional toning and small marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.

£40.00

Stone, J.W.M.

Plates 1-40, with an Appendix on Other Second States
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1973

Hardback, illustrated, 88 pages + 4 plates, with the 14 photo-plates in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.

£45.00

Beaumont, K.M. and Easton, John

Part Three: The Embossed Issues & The Surface Printed Issues of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1964

Second (revised) edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 344 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, some foxing to the endpapers and to page-edges, in Good condition.

£28.00

[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

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

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

[Blanc, Jack]

The Jack Blanc Collection
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2021

Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, 160 pages, illustrated, text in English, with the prices realised, very slight shelf-wear to the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

["Vestey"]

from the Vestey Collection
Publisher: Spink, London, 2014

Auction catalogue, paperback, 121 pages, illustrated, one corner of front cover very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Volume 32 No. 1-Volume 62 No. 2
Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1994-March/April 2024

Paperback as issued, missing one issue (Vol 46 No. 6), a few tiny signs of age else in Very Good condition.

£90.00

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

Litchfield, P.C.

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1949

First edition, paperback, 224 pages, covers slightly rubbed, some dusty marks/soiling to the spine and covers and to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£25.00

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W.

Volume III, Die 1, Plates 92 to 131
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1976

Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, vi + 152 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, toning to rear cover (as usual) else in Very Good condition.

£60.00

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W.

Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1984

Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, vi + 134 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, tiny nick to edge of front cover, corners of covers slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.

£24.00

Prescott-Pickup, Vernon E.

The Stamps of Queen Victoria
Publisher: Prescott Incentive Promotions Ltd, Telford, 1981

Large format (15″ tall) paperback (pictorial card covers), 40 pages, illustrated, lacking the tipped-in colour plates sometimes found in this work, minor signs of shelf-wear else in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Osborne, H.

Publisher: Chas. Nissen & Co. Ltd., London, 1932

Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, slight corner-creases to the front cover, slight spotting and tiny marks to the title-page, slight dusty marks to lower margins of first few pages, in Good condition.

£18.00

Melville, F.J.

Publisher: The Philatelic Institute, London, nd (1925)

Melville Stamp Books Number One, third edition, paperback, illustrated, 82 pages + advertisements, slight hint of spine-lean, knock to one corner with consequent slight corner-creasing to covers and pages, in Good condition.

£10.00

Osborne, H.

Repaired Impressions
Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1949

Large hardback, original cloth gilt, illustrated, 238 pages + plates, spine slightly sunned, quite heavy foxing to the page-edges and to the endpapers and a little to the title-page otherwise internally clean, in Good condition.

£175.00

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, circa 1963

Complete set of 40 photographic plates, later comb-binding with grey plastic covers, in Very Good condition.

£175.00

[Marshall, C.F. Dendy]

Complete Reconstructed Sheets from the collection of the late C.F. Dendy Marshall
Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, nd

Complete set of twelve photographs in original card folder, very slight bend to the plates, else in Very Good condition.

£175.00