Philatelic Literature Specialists

Non-philatelic books

Lindbergh and Commercial Aviation
Thomas, Don

Lindbergh and Commercial Aviation

A Pictorial Review of Colonel Lindbergh’s Association with TAT, TWA and PAA as Technical Advisor
Publisher: privately published, Florida, 1988

First edition, large paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 40 pages, top and foot of spine bumped with consequent corner-creases, in Good condition.


Mannone, Guido

Piccola Storia dell’Aviazione Civile Italiana
Publisher: no publisher details stated, 2004

Large paperback, 48 pages, illustrated, bilingual text in Italian & English, in Very Good condition.


White, Geoff

An Essential Guide and Reference Book for Collectors of Military Postcards
Publisher: privately published, Somerset, 2005

Second edition, paperback, spiralbound, 280 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.


Proud, Edward B.

The story of S.M.S. Emden and its crew
Publisher: Idea Generation, London, 2003

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 252 pages, in Very Good condition.


de Kervern, A.

Cartes Postales – Picture Postcards 1901-1955
Publisher: Indian Ocean Study Circle, 1992

Large format paperback, illustrated, vi + 72 pages, bilingual text in French & English, in Very Good condition.


Wharton, Margery

Publisher: The Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group, 2008

FIPSG Monograph No. 9, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 49 pages, tiny tear to lower edge of front cover else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: J.B. Hayward & Son, Suffolk, 1990

Two large hardback volumes, dustwrappers, 243 + 146 pages, slight shelf-wear to the dustwrappers else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: Spink, Melbourne, 1999

Auction catalogue, paperback, 208 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.


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.


Heyburn, Henry & Frances

A Catalogue: 1900-1950
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1985

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 255 pages, dustwrapper sunned, tiny mark to upper page-edges, in Good condition.


Harper, Charles G.

A Picturesque History of the Coaching Age
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1903

First edition, two volumes, hardback, original red cloth gilt, top page-edges gilt, frontispiece + xii + 360 pages, frontispiece + xi + 368 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, bindings a little sunned, a couple of short tears to foot of both spines, small mark to spine of Vol II, some cracking to front inner-hinges of both volumes, a little scattered foxing to endpapers, in Good condition.


Leslie, H.W.

Being an Account of the Operations of the Ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., 1914-1919
Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1920

First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, 207 pages + plates, tiny hint of spine-lean, foxing to page-edges and a little scattered foxing to pages, minor cracking to rear inner-hinge, a Good reading copy.


Buday, George

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.


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.


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.


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.


and also An Order in Council, dated 5th April 1805
Publisher: printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London, 1805

Hardback, marbled paper-covered boards, 86 + [60] pages, covers a little rubbed, minor spine defects, in Very Good condition.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Narbeth, Colin and Snorrason, Gylfi

Publisher: Geoffrey Flack, Vancouver, 2001

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


[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.


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.