Philatelic Literature Specialists

Non-philatelic books

The History of the Christmas Card
Buday, George

The History of the Christmas Card

Publisher: Spring Books, London, 1964

Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xxiii + 304 pages + plates, dustwrapper a little rubbed and with a short tear, pages tanned (as usual), in Good condition.

£20.00

Byatt, Anthony

An Illustrated Account Identifying Britain’s Major Postcard Publishers 1894 to 1939 and the great variety of cards they issued
Publisher: Golden Age Postcard Books, Malvern, 1978

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 391 pages, dustwrapper sunned to spine and with a couple of short tears, in Good condition.

£35.00

Nasution, Khoo Salma and Wade, Martin

Publisher: Janus Print & Resources, Penang, 2003

Large hardback, pictorial covers, illustrated, 304 pages, minimal signs of use else in Very Good condition.

£35.00

Herbert, William

with an Appendix, Containing an Account of the Ancient Mourning Bush Tavern, &c. Aldersgate. and various London taverns, its contemporaries.
Publisher: Smales & Tuck, London, 1830

First edition, original green paper-covered boards, [ii] + 75 pages + 2 plates + double page hand-coloured street plan, one further plan within the text, spine worn with loss of one-inch pieces from top and foot of spine, small white stain to front cover, corners of covers worn with some loss, foxing to the frontispiece and scattered throughout, some spotting to the margins of some pages, some upper page-edges unopened (uncut), in Fair to Good condition.

£250.00

Publisher: GPO, 1913

Large folding map (circa 114 x 92 cm), marbled card covers, sixteen linen-backed sections, paper label to front cover missing a corner-piece, covers slightly rubbed, a few small marks, in Good condition.

£75.00

Ithell, G.E.R.

Postal History’s New Chapter
Publisher: privately published, 1982

Paperback, 84 pages, illustrated, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner (Michael Goodman) to first page, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

London (Euston) to Holyhead
Publisher: LMS, 1947

Paperback, xxxii + 68 pages, illustrated, minor signs of wear else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

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

Cluett, Douglas

Flights and other links between Croydon Airport and Australia
Publisher: London Borough of Sutton Leisure Services, 1988

Large paperback, illustrated, iii + 77 pages, corners a little rubbed, but contents clean and sound, in Good condition.

£7.50

Loeb, Marcelo and Howat, Jeremy

Volumen II Adolfo Kapelusz y Cia 1907-1924
Publisher: privately published, Buenos Aires, 1992

Large format paperback, pictorial card covers, xii + 218 pages, illustrated, bilingual text in English & Spanish, some marks to front cover, spine and covers slightly rubbed, in Good condition.

£20.00

Loeb, Marcelo and Howat, Jeremy

Roberto Rosauer 1901-1909
Publisher: privately published, Buenos Aires, 1992

Large format paperback, rebound with comb-binding retaining the original pictorial card covers, vii + 118 pages, illustrated, bilingual text in English & Spanish, the author Jeremy Howat’s own copy with his initials to front cover and numerous manuscript additions to the text, a Good working copy.

£15.00

Hobbs, John E.O.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Sussex, 1985

Large format (A4) paperback, 70 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

£10.00

Deakes, Christopher

Publisher: Chatham Publishing, London, 2005

First edition, large oblong hardback, dustwrapper, 160 pages, profusely illustrated in colour, dusty marks/foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper and a few tiny marks to the endpapers, in Good condition.

£10.00

Davies, R.E.G.

Publisher: Putnam, 1997

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiii + 572 pages, in Very Good condition.

£25.00

Dear, John

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2008

Second edition, looseleaf pages in A4 binder, illustrated, 183 pages, small NPS Library stamp to title-page else in Very Good condition.

£12.50

Volume VII Toujours Vivant
Publisher: Icare, 1984

Large format, paperback, illustrated, 166 pages, text in French, slight corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.

£12.50

Narbeth, Colin and Snorrason, Gylfi

Publisher: Geoffrey Flack, Vancouver, 2001

Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 43 pages, in Very Good condition.

£25.00

[Stehle, Karl]

Publisher: Christoph Gärtner, Bietigheim-Bissingen, 2013

Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 182 pages, bilingual text in German & English, very slight hint of spine-lean, a couple of tiny bumps to the edges of the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.

£10.00

Gleichen, Maj.-Gen. Edward

Publisher: Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, London, 1924

Paperback, 16 pages, very slight hint of creasing, a few tiny spots of very light foxing, else in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Benford, Mervyn

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 2002

First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 48 pages, some pencil annotations inside back cover else in Very Good condition.

£4.50

Wright, Geoffrey N.

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 1997

Paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 32 pages, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.

£3.50

Nicholson, Martin P.

Volume 3 Valentine & Sons
Publisher: privately published by the author, nd [circa 1997]

Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, circa 30 pages, in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Nicholson, Martin P.

Volume 2 Braune & Levy – PS & C – Rittenberg
Publisher: privately published by the author, nd [circa 1996]

Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, circa 50 pages, in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Nicholson, Martin P.

Volume 1 Sallo Epstein
Publisher: privately published by the author, nd [circa 1996]

Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, circa 35 pages, few dusty marks to the rear cover else in Very Good condition.

£7.50

Dear, John

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2004

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 167 pages, in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Fysh, Sir Hudson

The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1966

First UK edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 296 pages + plates, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed and with some short tears at corners, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.

£20.00