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Sears, John - The Airmails of Egypt
Sears, John - The Airmails of Egypt
Publisher: privately published, Middlesex, 1990.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 183 pages, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small label to dustwrapper spine and library stamp to front endpaper, some wear and short tears to the dustwrapper, binding slightly shaken, very slight bend to the covers, pages clean, a Good working copy only.
Excellent handbook. Includes Pioneer/Survey Flights, Emergency Air Mail of 1919, Cairo-Baghdad Air Mail, 1931 Zeppelin Flight, Air Mail Stamps, Rates, Airgraphs, Aerogrammes, Cachets, etc.
£18.00Quantity:

Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, 1997.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xviii + 218 pages, ex NPS Library with small library stamp inside front cover and to verso of title-page, tiny corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, in Good condition.
Postal history of the various British military campaigns in Egypt and Sudan in the nineteenth century, based on the collection formed by John Firebrace. Very well illustrated (in black & white and some colour) with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

Firebrace, J.A. - Great Britain Stamps of 1942 Overprinted "M.E.F."
Firebrace, J.A. - Great Britain Stamps of 1942 Overprinted "M.E.F."
Publisher: Regent Stamp Co. [Robson Lowe], London, nd [circa 1955].
Paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, tiny short tear to top of spine, rather creased, a Good reading copy.
Originally published as a series of articles in The Philatelist, and reprinted here as this very scarce monograph. A very interesting study of the Great Britain George VI stamps overprinted 'M.E.F.' (Middle East Forces) and used in Italian Somaliland and Eritrea. Includes sections on the various printings, the postmarks, censor marks, and even Air Mails and forgeries. Well illustrated throughout.
£8.50Quantity:

 - Allied Postage Stamps of the Great War and after 1914-1923
- Allied Postage Stamps of the Great War and after 1914-1923
Publisher: D. Field, London, 1923.
Third edition, hardback, original publisher's printed blue cloth, interleaved, xii + 160 pages, ex Bath Philatelic Society with library bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper else in Very Good condition.
Scarce hardback interleaved edition.
£24.00Quantity:

Newall, Alexander - Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries
Newall, Alexander - Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries
Publisher: Newall Consultants Ltd., 1990.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 309 pages, slightest hint of spine-lean, else in Very Good condition.
Useful handbook on forged and faked Airmail stamps and overprints, on which little else has been published. Illustrated with colour photographs of genuine and forged stamps.
£35.00Quantity:

Jones, B.A. - The Illustrated Aviation and Air Mail History of Fiji
Jones, B.A. - The Illustrated Aviation and Air Mail History of Fiji
Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Group, 2002.
Large format hardback, illustrated, 335 pages + Supplement loosely inserted, ex National Philatelic Society library with library mark to front endpaper and to verso of title-page, minor wear to the covers, very slight rippling to lower margins of some pages, in Good condition.
The first publication to focus exclusively on the aviation and Air Mail history of Fiji. This large book provides a chronological list of all identified flights and related events, supported in every case, where flight souvenir covers have been created, by an illustration of a representative cover. There is a very comprehensive series of Appendices, each dealing with a different aspect of the subject, which provide a wealth of background information useful for researching individual covers or subjects. An excellent, profusely illustrated handbook.
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Burgess, A.H. - The Postal History and Postage Stamps of the Tokelau/Union Stamps
Burgess, A.H. - The Postal History and Postage Stamps of the Tokelau/Union Stamps
Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle & British Philatelic Trust, 1998.
Second edition, revised & updated, large format hardback, illustrated, circa 340 pages, slight marks and minor signs of use to the covers, ex National Philatelic Society library with library mark to front endpaper and to verso of title-page, in Good condition.
A major handbook on all aspects of the islands' philately and postal history. Well illustrated in black & white.
£30.00Quantity:

Schrey, Herbert - Die ersten deutschen Posteinrichtungen an der Ostküste Afrikas mit einem Anhang über die Sultanatspost Wituland und Malakote
Schrey, Herbert - Die ersten deutschen Posteinrichtungen an der Ostküste Afrikas
mit einem Anhang über die Sultanatspost Wituland und Malakote

Publisher: privately published, 1961.
Hardback, illustrated, 132 pages, text in German, ex JPS library with small library marks to endpapers else in Very Good condition.
No. 384 of a limited edition of 400. Early postal history of German East Africa including the Sultanates of Wituland and Malakote. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Hagger, S.J. - The Stamps of the Union of South Africa 1910-1961 Handbook-Catalogue, Definitive Edition
Hagger, S.J. - The Stamps of the Union of South Africa 1910-1961
Handbook-Catalogue, Definitive Edition

Publisher: Reijger, Cape Town, 1986.
Large hardback, 253 pages + errata pages tipped-in at front, ex NPS library with library stamp to front endpaper, few small marks to the covers, spine and corners slightly rubbed, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
The definitive handbook on the postage stamps of the Union of South Africa. Very sought-after.
£45.00Quantity:

Cohn, Ernst M. - A Book of Postal History
Cohn, Ernst M. - A Book of Postal History
Publisher: Triad Publiactions, 1988.
Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, vi + 110 pages, covers a little creased, a few dusty marks to the covers and upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
An excellent compilation of articles on Postal History which originally appeared in "The American Philatelist". With much content relating to Cohn's specialism - the Franco-Prussian War and Siege of Paris.
£12.00Quantity:

Waugh, William M. and Luft, Stanley J. - A Chronology of French Military Campaigns and Expeditions with their Postal Markings 1815-1983
Waugh, William M. and Luft, Stanley J. - A Chronology of French Military Campaigns and Expeditions with their Postal Markings
1815-1983

Publisher: The France & Colonies Philatelic Society (NY) & The War Cover Club, New York, 1984.
Paperback, spiralbound, 194 pages, ex NPS library with label to front cover and small library marks inside front cover and to title-page, repaired tear to rear cover, internally clean, in Good condition.
Very useful work. Scarce and sought after.
£22.00Quantity:

Trapnell, David - Some aspects of German Forces Feldpost in World War 1
Trapnell, David - Some aspects of German Forces Feldpost in World War 1
Publisher: Forces Postal History Society & Society of Postal Historians, 2009.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, text in English, two small library stamps to front cover and tiny library mark inside front cover, slight creasing else in Very Good condition.
An interesting look at German Feldposts of the First World War. Very well illustrated (including some in colour).
£9.00Quantity:

Jurisich, Mark - A Postal History of Ross Dependency (New Zealand Antarctic) 1955-77
Jurisich, Mark - A Postal History of Ross Dependency (New Zealand Antarctic)
1955-77

Publisher: Classic Publications, Christchurch, 2002.
Large format (A4) paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, vi + 187 pages, ex National Philatelic Society library with small library mark inside front cover and to verso of title-page, else in Very Good condition.
The standard handbook on the philately and postal history of Ross Dependency. Profusely illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

Gillis, David E. - Fiji Government Printing Office Franks A New Look at an Old Topic
Gillis, David E. - Fiji Government Printing Office Franks
A New Look at an Old Topic

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2008.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 82 pages, ex NPS library with library stamp to front cover and some small library marks to pages, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent monograph. Well illustrated in black & white and colour.
£12.50Quantity:

Hancox, Terry - New Zealand 1959 Centenary of the Red Cross, Replating Illustrating a replating exercise for the 1959 Red Cross Stamp
Hancox, Terry - New Zealand 1959 Centenary of the Red Cross, Replating
Illustrating a replating exercise for the 1959 Red Cross Stamp

Publisher: privately published, circa 2010.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 144 pages, in Very Good condition.
Detailed plating study. Extremely well illustrated with enlarged colour illustrations to every page.
£20.00Quantity:

Dear, John - Fiji Postal History Postage Meters, Registration Labels, Machine Cancellations
Dear, John - Fiji Postal History
Postage Meters, Registration Labels, Machine Cancellations

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2015.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 234 pages, ex NPS library with two small library stamps to the title-page, crease to rear cover, slight corner-creasing to front cover, in Good condition.
A comprehensive handbook. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

Brown, D.A.R. Murray - Norfolk Island Cancellations and Postal Markings
Brown, D.A.R. Murray - Norfolk Island Cancellations and Postal Markings
Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 2012.
Third edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 130 pages, ex NPS library with small library stamps to title-page, corners of covers very slightly rubbed, else in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive handbook of Norfolk Island postal markings. Much enlarged since the first edition of 1974 and with colour illustrations.
£16.00Quantity:

Harrison, Michael - "Post Office" Mauritius - 1847 The Tale of Two Stamps
Harrison, Michael - "Post Office" Mauritius - 1847
The Tale of Two Stamps

Publisher: Stamp Collecting Ltd., London, 1947.
Paperback, dustwrapper, 52 pages + plates, dustwrapper chipped at edges with tiny amount of loss at top of spine, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce work, complete with the facsimile souvenir at front.
£35.00Quantity:

Wren, George R. - Mauritius-Seychelles Study Group Occasional Papers Nos. 1-21
Publisher: George R. Wren for the Mauritius-Seychelles Study Group, 1957-62.
Complete set of all 21 issues, hardback, bound in green cloth with gilt title to spine, with original index to Nos. 1-20 plus later index to the whole series by EEB Marshall, ex National Philatelic Society with NPS in gilt to foot of spine and with small library mark to front endpaper and occasional small library marks to pages, first page and a few others may be photocopied, others are mimeographs, in Very Good condition.
Complete set of this rarely seen publication.
£100.00Quantity:

Startup, R.M. - Western Samoa Postal History
Startup, R.M. - Western Samoa Postal History
Publisher: Laurie Franks Ltd., Christchurch, 1960.
Tasman Stamp Handbook No. 8, paperback, 27 pages, 2 supplementary pages loosely inserted, National Philatelic Society stamp to front cover and small library mark inside front cover, in Good condition.
Very scarce work.
£20.00Quantity:

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