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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.

Andorra - Andorre
Jacques, W.A.

Andorra – Andorre

The Story of its Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1974

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 68 pages,  ex National Philatelic Society Library with a couple of small library marks to the front endpaper, a few spots of foxing to top page-edges else in Good condition.

£12.00

Thornhill, W.B.

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1998

Reprint, hardback, 78 pages + viii plates, in Very Good condition.

£15.00

Vol. 1: The Adhesives
Publisher: The Hong Kong Study Circle, 1984

Hardback, illustrated, viii + 197 pages, very slight hint of spine-lean, minor signs of use, in Good condition.

£25.00

Scamp, Lee C.

The Pre-Adhesive Period to the Beginning of Packet Service from Hong Kong 1800-1845
Publisher: Nancol Enterprises, Houston, 1986

Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, xx + 284 pages, covers slightly rubbed and creased at edges, pages fine, in Good condition.

£35.00

Scamp, Lee C.

British, Indian, French, American, and Japanese Mail Ship Schedules 1840-1880 Volume I
Publisher: privately published, 1997

First edition, large paperback, illustrated, viii + 416 pages + Valuation booklet tipped-in at front, spine very sunned else in Very Good condition.

£40.00

Scamp, Lee C. and Fine, Harmon K.

Publisher: The Hong Kong Study Circle, 1980

Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, illustrated, iv + 142 pages, slight shelf-wear to the covers, in Good condition.

£25.00

1862-1962
Publisher: Hong Kong Stamp Centenary Exhibition Committee, Hong Kong, 1962

Paperback, illustrated, circa 65 pages, bilingual text in English & Chinese, covers a little toned else in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Gurevitch, R.N.

Volumes 1 & 2
Publisher: The Hong Kong Philatelic Society, 2001

Two volumes, large format paperbacks, illustrated, 291 + 237 pages, slight shelf-wear to the covers else in Very Good condition.

£90.00

Melville, Fred J.

Publisher: Melville Stamp Books, London, 1911

Hardback, original publisher’s grey cloth, illustrated, 84 pages + xvi publisher’s advertisements, minor soiling to the covers, small ink mark to upper page-edges, some toning to the endpapers, in Good condition.

£15.00

Miss Fitte [Melville, F.J.]

Part I. The British Empire
Publisher: W.H. Peckitt, London, 1910

Paperback, illustrated, 59 pages, previous owner’s name in pencil to front cover, slightly rusty staples, spine toned, small piece missing from top of spine, in Good condition.

£12.50

Hay, Ian

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1946

Paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, corner-crease to front cover and slightly to first few pages, slight dusty marks/foxing to front cover, in Good condition.

£14.50

Long, Bryant A. and Dennis, William J.

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.

£14.50

Walker, George

Postmen and Post-roads through the Ages
Publisher: George G. Harrap, 1938

First edition, hardback, original red cloth, dustwrapper, 275 pages + plates, dustwrapper in Poor condition – price-clipped and torn in several places with some loss, slight hint of spine-lean, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.

£12.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) hardback, privately bound in plain red rexine (original paper covers removed), illustrated, 395 pages, slight knock to foot of spine with tiny amount of loss, binding slightly shaken with front cover slightly coming loose from pages, a Good working copy.

£26.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1981

Large format (A4) hardback, privately bound in plain red rexine (original paper covers removed), 112 pages + xxxi plates, in Good condition.

£20.00

Mackay, James A.

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1982

Large (A4) paperback, 222 pages, some creases to the covers, slight corner-creasing to the pages, in Good condition.

£14.50

Muggleton, D.J.

Publisher: Cambridge Philatelic Society, 1970

Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, 130 pages + plates, signed by the author, covers rubbed, in Good condition.

£7.50

Hyde, James Wilson

Its Curiosities and Romance
Publisher: W. Blackwood & Sons, 1889

Third edition, hardback, original red cloth gilt with decorative front board, frontispiece, xvi + 306 pages, 2cm tear to top of spine, small marks and stains to the covers, presentation bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, presented to a Post Office Telegraphs Messenger for proficiency at drill and general good conduct in 1906, some wear to front free-endpaper with loss of a tiny corner-piece, in Good condition.

£25.00

Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C.

Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1967

Third edition, revised & enlarged, hardback, dustwrapper, 336 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.

£30.00

Beaumont, K.M. and Stanton, J.B.M.

Part Four: The Issues of King George V
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1957

First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 248 pages + plates, dustwrapper in Poor condition (in pieces, marked and torn), slight spine-lean, slight toning to pages, a Good working copy.

£22.00

Proud, Edward B.

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 2000

Hardback, dustwrapper, 320 pages, illustrated, slight signs of use, in Good condition.

£20.00

Kremer, Brainerd

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., nd (circa 1950s)

Billig’s Philatelic Handbook Volume 29. Hardback, illustrated, 202 pages, covers a little rubbed, tiny mark to fore-edges, in Good condition.

£25.00

Rodger, J.G.

1876-1910
Publisher: Philatelic Society of Fiji, Suva, 1983

Paperback, illustrated, vii + 230 pages + maps + plates, No. 82 of a limited edition of 500 copies, covers slightly marked and rubbed, corner-crease to rear cover, slight stain to edge of last few pages, a Good reading copy.

£20.00

Hinchcliffe, Colin

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 1997

Second edition, large format (A4) loose-leaf pages in binder, illustrated, 42 pages, in Very Good condition.

£7.50

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.

£6.50

Duberal, Ross

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain, 1998

Large paperback, illustrated, [xi] + 113 pages, corners of covers very slightly rubbed/creased, else in Very Good condition.

£17.50