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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

1894-1963
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.

£8.50

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.

£28.00

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.

£30.00

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.

£20.00

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.

£15.00

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.

£30.00

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.

£20.00

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

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

£20.00

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.

£22.00

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.

£40.00

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.

£20.00

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.

£50.00

Mayne, Richard

1771-1971
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.

£10.50

[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.

£20.00

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.

£10.00

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.

£9.50

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.

£15.00

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.

£40.00

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.

£20.00

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.

£45.00

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.

£28.00

[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.

£60.00

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.

£75.00

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.

£24.00

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.

£26.00

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.

£12.00

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.

£12.00