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We specialise in all aspects of philatelic literature on a full-time basis and hold extensive stocks of second-hand and selected new titles. Below is a selection of the newest items added to the site.

Scottish Twin-Arc Postmarks with Stampers' Numbers
Mackay, James A.

Scottish Twin-Arc Postmarks with Stampers’ Numbers

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1983

Large format (A4) paperback, 53 pages + 23 illustrations, a few small marks to the front cover, minor signs of foxing to top page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 395 pages, some dusty marks and foxing to top page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.


Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George

Before and After – 1903 to 1929
Publisher: privately published, 1977

Large paperback (card covers), plastic comb-binding, illustrated, 300 pages, some rings of the comb-binding broken, some slight corner-creases, page-edges slightly toned but internally fine, in Good condition.


Gardiner-Hill, Clive

The Line Engraved Issues. Archer Plates. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 92-101. Constant Varieties.
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1950

Second edition, small paperback, 23 pages, slight toning to the covers else in Very Good condition.


Gardiner-Hill, Clive

The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1951

Small paperback, 23 pages, a couple of tiny spots of foxing to the page-edges else in Very Good condition.


Stanton, Captain J.B.M.

The Study and Plating of the Line-Engraved Penny Stamp of Great Britain
Publisher: Axworthys', Paignton, 1936

Small paperback, illustrated, 69 pages, slight creases to the front cover, tiny corner-creases to the pages, in Good condition.


Todd, T.

With Particular Reference to the Adhesives
Publisher: The Vallancey Press Ltd., London, nd [circa 1920s]

“Stamp Collecting” Handbook No. 40, paperback, 32 pages, illustrated, some foxing to the edges, in Good condition.


Through Five Reigns
Publisher: J. Sloper & Co., London, nd [circa 1939]

Paperback, 16 pages, illustrated, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.


Rego, Michael and West, Prof. John C.

Publisher: Brian Moorhouse, Peterborough, 1994

Hardback, illustrated, vii + 176 pages, a few small marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.


Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl

Low Values 2½d to 2s
Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2009

Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 236 ages, slight warping (bend) to the covers, in Good condition.


Prime, Peter

1899 to 1902
Publisher: Anglo-Boer War Philatelic Society, 2003

Large (A4) paperback, [vi] + 113 pages + 2 colour plates, corners of front cover very slightly rubbed, spine slightly knocked, else in Very Good condition.


Tabeart, Colin

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 2002

First edition, hardback, plain blue cloth binding (no gilt lettering), illustrated, xvi + 278 pages, signed by the author to title-page, in Very Good condition.


Mayne, Richard

Publisher: Picton Publishing, Chippenham, 1971

Hardback, dustwrapper, [x] + 108 pages, illustrated, dustwrapper price-clipped, some small old sellotape marks to endpapers and to verso of the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.


[Steindler, Julius]

The Julius Steindler Collection
Publisher: Robson Lowe, Basel, 1972

Auction catalogue, hardback, privately clothbound with gilt title to front cover, 36 pages + 28pp separate brochure of illustrations, text in English, with the prices realised, minor wear to the covers else in Very Good condition.


Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1960

Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, with the prices realised, text in English, 2½ cm tear to front cover at top of spine, rusty staples, some dusty marks to the covers, in Good condition.


Howat, The Rev. J.N.T.

Publisher: The British Philatelic Trust, 1989

Hardback, xiv + 146 pages, a couple of tiny spots of foxing to the top page-edges else in Very Good condition.


Collins, Norman J. and Alexander, Zvi and Gladstone, Norman

Publisher: The Holyland Philatelic Society, 1990

Large (A4) paperback, comb-bound, [ii] + iv + 126 pages, illustrated,  slight wear, in Good condition.


Wiggins, W.R.D. and Tonna, G.C.

PL22 to 68 & R17, together with Alphabet IV (PL50 & 51), Alphabet II (R15 & R16)
Publisher: G.C. Tonna, 1973

Complete set of 5 volumes, paperback (pictorial card covers), spiralbound, circa 250 pages, corner-crease to front cover and first couple of pages of Vol. 1, occasional toning and small marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.


Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B.

Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1988

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 146 pages, dustwrapper rubbed at edges, previous owner’s name at front, in Good condition.


Stone, J.W.M.

Plates 1-40, with an Appendix on Other Second States
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1973

Hardback, illustrated, 88 pages + 4 plates, with the 14 photo-plates in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.


Beaumont, K.M. and Easton, John

Part Three: The Embossed Issues & The Surface Printed Issues of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1964

Second (revised) edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 344 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, some foxing to the endpapers and to page-edges, in Good condition.


[Seymour, J.B.]

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1951-52

Auction catalogues, complete set of six parts plus two separate brochures of photo-plates, paperbacks, no prices realised, occasional small pencil marks and tiny signs of use, in Good condition.


Evans, Major E.B.

A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1891

First edition, hardback, original decorative green cloth gilt, marbled endpapers and page-edges, viii + 240 pages + 8 publisher’s advertisements, head and foot of spine and corners of cover slightly rubbed, slight cracking to front inner-hinge, in Good condition.


Dagnall, H.

Their History & Documentation
Publisher: privately published, 1985

Hardback, original yellow cloth, dustwrapper, 249 pages, dustwrapper spine a little sunned, repaired tear to front panel of dustwrapper, book itself in Very Good condition.


Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980

Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 254 pages, some short (repaired) tears to the dustwrapper, slight creasing to the front free-endpaper else in Very Good condition.


Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C.

A Short History and Guide
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1960

First edition, second impression, hardback (thick card covers), illustrated, 299 pages + publisher’s adverts, a little foxing to the page-edges and endpapers, in Good condition.


Publisher: Bermupex, Bermuda, 1976-79

Exhibition catalogues, paperback, 24 + 20 + 28 pages, illustrated, tiny nick to top of one spine, mild signs of use, in Good condition.