Philatelic Literature Specialists


Non-philatelic books

Illustrations of the Site and Neighbourhood of the New Post Office, Comprehending Antiquarian Notices of St. Martin's-le-Grand
Herbert, William

Illustrations of the Site and Neighbourhood of the New Post Office, Comprehending Antiquarian Notices of St. Martin’s-le-Grand, and its Liberty, and the Adjoining United Parishes of St. Anne, St. Agnes, and St. John, Zachary,

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.


Hobbs, John E.O.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Sussex, 1985

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


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.


Wright, Geoffrey N.

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 1997

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


Young, Margaret D.

Burgh and Shire Commissioners
Publisher: Scottish Academic Press, Edinbirgh, 1992

Two volume set, hardback, blue cloth gilt, lx + 817 pages, in Very Good condition.


Harper, Charles G.

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1907

First edition, two volumes, hardback, original green cloth, frontispiece + xix + 358 pages, frontispiece + xiii + 332 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, Vol. 2 a little rubbed to spine and with slight foxing to preliminaries, edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.



Types – Physiognomies – Characters
Publisher: Buckingham & Co., London, 1873

English edition, large hardback, original green cloth gilt, all page-edges gilt, unpaginated, 40 hand-coloured plates, spine and corners rubbed, head and foot of spine scuffed with slight loss, slight crack to front inner-hinge, repaired tear to title-page, some toning and occasional blemishes to margins, in Fair to Good condition.


Evans, H.L.

An Abridged History of the Paper by H.L. Evans, its Editor, 1920-1950, with a description of the mechanical developments during the past century
Publisher: Stamford Mercury, nd (circa 1950)

Oblong format, paperback, illustrated, 12 pages, in Very Good condition.