Philatelic Literature Specialists


Non-philatelic books

An Act (passed 12th March 1805) for Making Further Provision for the Effectual Performance of Quarantine;

An Act (passed 12th March 1805) for Making Further Provision for the Effectual Performance of Quarantine;

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.


London (Euston) to Holyhead
Publisher: LMS, 1947

Paperback, xxxii + 68 pages, illustrated, minor signs of wear else 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.


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.


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.


du Chaillu, Paul B.

With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1861

First edition, hardback, bound in contemporary half leather, with raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards, xviii + 479 pages, illustrated with folding frontispiece engraving of a gorilla, folding map at end, and numerous engraved illustrations, binding a little rubbed, minor foxing to preliminaries and very occasional minor foxing elsewhere, folding map at end present but torn and creased. Binding tight, internally clean. A Good copy.


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.


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.