Philatelic Literature Specialists

Turkey

Middle East and Levant

The Tughra Times

The Tughra Times

Vol 11 No 1 – Vol 16 No 2 + Vol 17 Nos 3 & 4
Publisher: Turkey & Ottoman Philatelic Society, USA, 1990-1996

24 issues, with index to Volumes 1-17, paperbacks, some issues are ex-Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum with small library marks to front covers, some rusty staples, occasional small creases, in Good condition.

£24.00

Stier, Joseph (editor)

Turkish and Foreign Post Offices, Stamps and Postal History during the Rule of the Ottoman Empire
Publisher: Chariot, Tel Aviv, 1999

First edition, hardback, illustrated, xi + 231 pages, slight spine-lean/twist to the binding, pages clean, in Good condition.

£16.00

Passer, Adolf

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1938

Paperback, vii + 240 pages 78 loose plates in envelope, spine and covers slightly sunned, some small marks, internally clean, in Good condition.

£350.00

[Tchilinghirian, S.D. & Stephen, W.S.E.] and Tranmer, Keith

Austrian Lloyd, Liechtenstein, Cyprus, Egypt, Palestine, Syria-Lebanon, Asia Minor
Publisher: Keith Tranmer, 1976

Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 112 pages, covers creased, pages fine, in Good condition.

£35.00

Tchilinghirian, S.D. and Stephen, W.S.E.

Russia; Dobrudja; Bulgaria; Roumelia; Thrace; The Anatolian Black Sea Ports
Publisher: Austrian Stamp Club of Great Britain, 1967

First edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 80 pages, minor crease to top of spine, in Good condition.

£40.00

Tchilinghirian, S.D. and Stephen, W.S.E.

Constantinople; Ionian Islands; Albania & Epirus
Publisher: Austrian Stamp Club of Great Britain, 1964

First edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 80 pages, slightest corner-crease, small mark to front cover, in Good condition.

£35.00

Buzzetti, Luciano

Vol. 1
Publisher: Zanetti, Milan, 1988

Paperback, illustrated, 143 pages, text in Italian, ex-NPS Library with small library stamp inside front cover, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.

£24.00

Alexander, Zvi

The Alexander Collection
Publisher: OPAL & Holyland Philatelic Society, 2000

Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, [vii] + 120 pages, bilingual text in English & Turkish, lower corner knocked with consequent creasing to the front cover and to the pages, in Good condition.

£11.00

Nuhoğlu, Dr. Hidayet Yavuz and Mert, Talip

Katalogu
Publisher: IRCICA, Istanbul, 1990

Paperback, xvi + 364 pages, illustrated, text in Turkish, spine slightly rubbed and creased, covers a little creased, few page-corner creases, a Good working copy.

£12.00

Birken, Andreas

Publisher: privately published, Hamburg, 1992

Large oblong format paperback, 334 pages, text in German, English and Turkish, a few corner-creases, some marks to the front cover, internally clean, in Good condition.

£30.00

[Sacher, Michael]

Ottoman Empire with Pre-Philately and specialised Duloz Issues, Near East
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 1998

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 53 pages + 70 black & white plates + x colour plates, text in English, in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Firebrace, John

A Postal History
Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1991

Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 460 pages, dustwrapper slightly creased at edges and with a short tear, binding slightly shaken (as often with this heavy tome) but still perfectly solid, page-edges slightly toned, internally clean, a Good working copy.

£120.00

Xanthakis, George

Revenue Stamps Found on the Island of Crete (1830-1897)
Publisher: privately published by the author, Heraklion, 1997

Paperback, illustrated, 33 pages, text in English, tiny crease and dent to top edge of front cover else in Very Good condition.

£6.50

Aloni, Zvi

Milestones in the Postal History of the Holy Land
Publisher: Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, 2008

Hardback, illustrated, vii + 185 pages, bilingual text in English & Hebrew, corners very slightly knocked else in Very Good condition.

£35.00

Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E.

The Lost Territories in Africa & Asia
Publisher: Christie's-Robson Lowe, London, 1988

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 114 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with a few short tears at corners, in Good condition.

£30.00

Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E.

Australia – Europe – South America
Publisher: privately published, 1979

Hardback, dustwrapper, 215 pages, illustrated, slight dusty marks/foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

£40.00

[Cihangir]

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2000

Auction catalogue, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 461 pages, with the prices realised, text in English, German & French, sunning to the dustwrapper spine and a little creasing to the edges, else in Very Good collection.

£40.00

Passer, Adolf

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1938

Paperback, vii + 240 pages, text only (no plates), covers rubbed and scuffed with some slight loss to the surface (the ‘S’ in the title handwritten in ink), spine-lean, spine repaired with card, internally clean, in Fair condition only. An acceptable reading copy.

£75.00

Speers, Fred W.

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., 1964

Billig’s Philatelic Handbook Volume 30.
Hardback, illustrated, 201 pages, spine darkened, some soiling to foot of spine and front cover, a Good reading copy.

£15.00