Philatelic Literature Specialists


The Americas

Mail by Rail
Long, Bryant A. and Dennis, William J.

Mail by Rail

The Story of the Postal Transportation Service
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman, New York, 1951

First edition, hardback, original brown cloth, dustwrapper, xii + 414 pages + plates, dustwrapper torn in several places with some loss, some dusty marks to page-edges, signed dedication to the original owner from the author, in Good condition.


Henney, G.

with notes on the other armed forces
Publisher: Philatelic Society of Fiji, Suva, 1979

First edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 31 pages, front cover sunned, some foxing and creasing, a Good reading copy.


Patton, Donald Scott

Volume I New York State
Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1967

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 350 pages, a few short tears and dusty marks to the dustwrapper, minor dusty marks to upper page-edges, in Good condition.


Hale, Joseph M.

Publisher: J.M. Hale & Everett Wallster, Boston, Mass., 1934

First edition, paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, some toning to the covers, signed by the author, in Good condition.


Harradine, Peter W.A.

Publisher: McFarland & Co., 1987

First edition, hardback, illustrated, xv + 387 pages + plates, ex-National Philatelic Society Library with two small stamps to front endpapers, tiny tear to top of spine, slight shelf-wear, pages fine, signed by the author, in Good condition.


Smith, William

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1920

First edition, hardback, original green cloth gilt, dustwrapper, ix + 356 pages + 3 plates, dustwrapper in Poor condition with toning, creasing and tears with some loss, obvious spine-lean to the binding, toning and foxing to page-edges, a Fair to Good reading copy only.


Nathan, M.C. and Boggs, W.S.

Publisher: The Collectors Club, New York, 1962

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 108 pages, dustwrapper creased and with a few very short tears, in Good condition.


Morris, Reg and Payne, Robert J. and Holmes, Timothy B.

The Postal Markings of the Columbia Postal Supply Company of Silver Creek, New York, used in the United Kingdom
Publisher: The Machine Cancel Society, USA, 2001

Large paperback, vi + 351 pages, illustrated, a little sunning to the front cover, minor corner-creases, in Good condition.


Staff, Frank

Publisher: Adlard Coles Ltd., 1956

First edition, hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, tears to the dustwrapper with some loss, a little foxing to endpapers and page-edges, signed by the author, in Good condition.


Slawson, George C. and Bingham, Arthur and Sprague, W. Drenan

Publisher: Collectors Club, New York, 1969

First edition, hardback, xi + 308 pages, illustrated, in Good condition.


Cockrill, Philip

Transatlantic Routes
Publisher: Philip Cockrill, nd [circa 1987]

Paperback, 84 pages, illustrated, binding slightly askew, slight shelf-wear to the covers, small scuff to front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.


Cockrill, Philip

Trans-Pacific, Central & South American Routes
Publisher: Philip Cockrill, circa 1988

Paperback, 88 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.


Bomar, William J.

Publisher: privately published, Tampa, 1996

Second edition, paperback, looseleaf pages with brass fasteners, illustrated, 278 pages, mild shelf-wear, pages fine, in Very Good condition.


Winter, Richard F.

Volume 2
Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 2009

Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxvi + 574 pages + cd-rom in pocket at end, mild dusty marks/foxing to upper page-edges, slight hint of warping (outward bend) to the covers, in Good condition.


Meyer, Henry A. and Harris, Frederic R. et al

Its Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: The Philatelic Foundation, New York, 1948

First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, xii + 412 pages, illustrated, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.


Wilson, Geoffrey

Publisher: Phillimore, London, 1976

Hardback, dustwrapper, xvi + 252 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.


Ellington, Jesse T. and Zwisler, Perry F.

Publisher: privately published, USA, 1967

Hardback, illustrated, 245 pages, in Very Good condition.


Entwistle, Charles R.

Transatlantic & Beyond
Publisher: Chavril Press, nd

Paperback, 24 pages, very slight marks to the covers, very slightly rusty staples, pages fine, in Good condition.


Hosking, Roger

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2002

Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 54 pages, some very slight marks to the front cover else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: National Philatelic Museum, Philadelphia, 1950

Paperback, 112 pages, covers a little rubbed, page-edges slightly toned, in Good condition.



The “Høgensborg” Collection (part II)
Publisher: Heinrich Köhler, Wiesbaden, 2019

Auction catalogue, hardback, 84 pages, illustrated, text in English, tiny knock to top of spine else in Very Good condition.


Patton, Donald S.

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, nd [circa 1960s]

Paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, mild sunning and foxing to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.


Feldman, Hugh V.

(Star Routes 1824-1875)
Publisher: The Collectors Club of Chicago, 2008

Large hardback, dustwrapper, x + 396 pages, illustrated, ex-National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamps to preliminary pages, else in Very Good condition.