Philatelic Literature Specialists

Books on postcards

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

Nofal, Mohamed Aly

Part 1 Alexandria, Egypt 1890-1956
Publisher: privately published by the author, Alexandria, 2007

Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 324 pages, text in English, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner to title-page, a couple of tiny marks to fore-edges, internally clean, in Very Good condition.

£35.00

Charnley, Bob

1. Barra to North Uist
Publisher: Maclean Press, Skye, 1992

Paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, previous owner’s name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.

£6.50

Dickinson, Terence

Publisher: British West Indies Study Circle, London, 2005

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 167 pages, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.

£16.00

Robinson, P.E.

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2001

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

£9.50

Robinson, P.E.

An Early Trans-Siberian Postcard Series
Publisher: privately published by the author, 2002

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 32 pages, in Very Good condition.

£8.50

Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S.

Publisher: Yen Ping Sei, Hong Kong, 2012

Paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, in Very Good condition.

£9.50

Bray, Maurice I.

Publisher: Moorland Publishing, 1986

Large paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 240 pages, corners of rear cover lightly rubbed, edges lightly soiled, in Good condition.

£12.00

Blair, Arthur

Publisher: Batsford, London, 1986

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 128 pages + colour plates, dustwrapper price-clipped else in VG condition.

£12.50

McDonald, Ian

Publisher: Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1991

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 179 pages + colour plates, page edges very lightly toned and top edge slightly spotted, else in VG condition.

£9.50

Hill, C.W.

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 1991

Reprint, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 32 pages, in Fine condition.

£4.50

Silvester, Reginald

Part 2
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1981

First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, 100 pages, illustrated, in Fine condition.

£6.50