Philatelic Literature Specialists


Non-philatelic books

Le Ali del Littorio
Mannone, Guido

Le Ali del Littorio

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Publisher: Barbot, Smith & Marchaise, nd [circa 1750s]

9¾” x 7¾”, hand coloured, upper border cropped a little tight, surface rubbed in a tiny spot at top left corner, in Good condition.


from the best Authorities
Publisher: Cadell & Davies, London, 1797

9¾” x 8½”, a little toning, in Very Good condition.


Scott, John

Publisher: Edward and Charles Dilley, London, 1778

First edition, hardback, half leather, marbled boards, leather label to spine, [32] + 352 + [20] pages, re-backed with new leather spine, front inner hinge cracking slightly, occasional foxing, in Good condition.


Publisher: A. Karamitsos, Athens, 2012

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 126 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.


Porter, Rev. J.L.

Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1866

Hardback, original green cloth gilt, with title and engraved vignette of ruined temple in gilt on front cover, gilt title and decoration to spine, and blind-stamping on rear cover. 371 pages, tinted vignette illustration to title-page, plus frontispiece and six other illustrations with tissue guards. Bright binding with only slight rubbing at head and foot of spine. Endpapers and tissue-guards a little foxed, previous owner’s name on front endpaper, top-edge a little dusty, else a Very Good copy.


Trotter, Captain L.J.

From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1899

Third (revised) edition, hardback, original red cloth, lx + 445 pages + plates, repaired tear to large folding map, else in Very Good condition.