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- The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Post Cards, and Telegraph Stamps of British India and Ceylon
Publisher: The [Royal] Philatelic Society, London, 1892.
Hardback, [iii] + 101 + lvii pages + 24 plates, boards slightly rubbed, ex libris Eduard F. Weber with his bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper, some foxing to title-page and first few pages, foxing to rear endpapers, page-edges and a little to the final plate, otherwise the pages are crisp and clean, in Good condition.
The first major handbook on the postage stamps of India. A scarce and important classic work. [click 'next' for more images]
£100.00Quantity:

Cooper, Jal - India Used Abroad
Cooper, Jal - India Used Abroad
Publisher: privately published by the author, Bombay, 1950.
First edition, hardback, original red cloth, illustrated, 100 pages, covers lightly sunned in places, some small sellotape marks to endpapers, in Good condition.
Classic handbook on India used Abroad. Scarce.
£40.00Quantity:

Farahbakhsh, F.N. - The Stamps of Iran, Qajar, Pahlavi, Islamic Republic of Iran F.N. Farahbakhsh
Farahbakhsh, F.N. - The Stamps of Iran, Qajar, Pahlavi, Islamic Republic of Iran
F.N. Farahbakhsh's Priced Stamp Catalogue 1994

Publisher: Farahbakhsh, Tehran, 1994.
Paperback, illustrated, c420 pages, bilingual text in English & Farsi, slight bend, some wear to spine, pages fine, in Good condition.
Illustrated in colour. Hard to find.
£20.00Quantity:

[Lucas, Bernard] - The Bernard Lucas Collections of Persia, Germany/States, Nepal & French Revnues
[Lucas, Bernard] - The Bernard Lucas Collections of Persia, Germany/States, Nepal & French Revnues
Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 94 pages, with prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Featuring Bushire, Stamps and Postal History of Persia 1869-2000, French Revenue Stamps, Germany and German States including 1922-23 German Inflation, and Nepal Stamps & Postal History. Well illustrated in colour.
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[Sharp, Dr Philip] - The Dr. Philip Sharp Collections of Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Solomon Islands, and Sudan including the Kuitman Collection of Gilbert & Ellice Islands
[Sharp, Dr Philip] - The Dr. Philip Sharp Collections of Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Solomon Islands, and Sudan
including the Kuitman Collection of Gilbert & Ellice Islands

Publisher: Cavendish, London, 2017.
Auction catalogue, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 48 pages, with the prices realised, corners of front cover very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour.
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[Chartwell] - The Chartwell Collection of 1840 One Penny Blacks from the Original Nissen Reconstructions
[Chartwell] - The Chartwell Collection of 1840 One Penny Blacks from the Original Nissen Reconstructions
Publisher: Spink, London, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 44 pages, some shelfwear to the covers, in Good condition.
Catalogue of the original Penny Black reconstructions used by Charles Nissen in his classic plating study and offered for sale by tender in 2012. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Brown, Jeffrey - Indian Air Mail Postage Rates until 1956
Brown, Jeffrey - Indian Air Mail Postage Rates until 1956
Publisher: The India Study Circle for Philately, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, viii + 95 pages, very slight corner-creasing to front cover, wear/slight damage to foot of spine, pages clean & bright, in Good condition.
A fine handbook showing Indian Air Mail postage rates from 1927 to 1956. With extensive tables showing the rates, and with illustrations of covers. Out of print and scarce. A very useful work.
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Eibl-Kaye, Geoffrey - The Bombay Postal Circle, its Organisation and Numbered Obliterators 1875-77
Eibl-Kaye, Geoffrey - The Bombay Postal Circle, its Organisation and Numbered Obliterators 1875-77
Publisher: India Study Circle for Philately, 1998.
Large paperback, iii + 88 pages, tiny dent to lower edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
An interesting work. Well illustrated.
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Smith, Max and Johnson, Robert - Express Mail, After Packets and Late Fees in India Before 1870
Smith, Max and Johnson, Robert - Express Mail, After Packets and Late Fees in India Before 1870
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust, Wheathampstead, 2007.
Large format paperback (card covers), illustrated, xiv + 291 pages, slight creasing to upper edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
A fine work which describes the Overland mail within India (from about 1840 to 1870)particularly between Bombay, Calcutta and Madras and the ways by which a sender could get mail across India quickly in either direction. For the first time, the Express, After Packet and Late Fee services and charges are described from official sources and their successes and failures explained. A great deal of background information is also provided in appendices, which reproduce many extracts from original documents including the Post Office Annual Reports of the period. These discuss the changing routes of the Overland mail across India and the effects on postal services of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857-58. Other appendices give the dates and closing times of Expresses to and from Bombay and the After Packet from Calcutta in connection with the Overland mail and the growth of the railway system. The final appendix discusses the service Thomas Waghorn provided across Egypt between the Mediteranean and the Red Sea.
£18.50Quantity:

Martin, Colonel D.R. and Blair, Colonel Neil - Overseas Letter Postage from India 1854-1876
Martin, Colonel D.R. and Blair, Colonel Neil - Overseas Letter Postage from India 1854-1876
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1975.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 72 pages + maps, dustwrapper has a couple of tears and spine sunned, previous owner's name (M.A.M. Graham) to front endpaper, minor ink annotations by previous owner in margins of two pages, in Good condition.
Scarce and important handbook.
£36.00Quantity:

Engelbrecht, Lars - Denmark Postal Stationery The Bicoloured Issue 1871-1905
Engelbrecht, Lars - Denmark Postal Stationery
The Bicoloured Issue 1871-1905

Publisher: privately published, 2014.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 31 pages, very slightly creased else in Very Good condition.
Booklet to accompany a display to the Royal Philatelic Society London. Very well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

Firebrace, John and Rawlings, Alan - His Majesty
Firebrace, John and Rawlings, Alan - His Majesty's Fraser Fencible Regiment of Foot 1794-1802
A History including the campaign against the French and a record of known letters to and from the regiment

Publisher: privately published by the authors, 1993.
Large format (A4) paperback (card covers), illustrated, viii + 42 pages, gift inscription to previous owner to front endpaper else in Very Good condition.
History of this Scottish Regiment, its involvement in the French campaign in Ireland, and a study of a series of "Soldiers' Letters" purporting to be from a soldier but actually written by a female relative in an attempt to abuse the Soldiers 1d Concessionary rate.
£15.00Quantity:

[Firebrace, John] - The John Firebrace Collections of Military Postal History
[Firebrace, John] - The John Firebrace Collections of Military Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2001.
Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 107 pages, Cross Reference Index at front, in Very Good condition.
Important catalogue of British campaign mails in Egypt, Sudan, and Near East. Well illustrated, including 23 colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

[Hackmey, Joseph] - Ottoman Empire The Joseph Hackmey collection
[Hackmey, Joseph] - Ottoman Empire
The Joseph Hackmey collection

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, Zurich, 1986.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 76 pages, covers somewhat toned, else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the exceptional collection formed by Joseph Hackmey, featuring important Holy Land, Turkish Post Offices in the Near East and Europe, Turkey. Well illustrated with black & white plates and 16 colour plates.
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Lowe, Robson - Masterpieces of Engraving on Postage Stamps 1840-1940
Lowe, Robson - Masterpieces of Engraving on Postage Stamps 1840-1940
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1943.
Hardback, original light blue cloth, dustwrapper, illustrated, 96 pages, dustwrapper in Poor condition with several tears and missing some fragments, book itself with some slight spotting to the edges and slight hint of spine-lean, internally clean, in Good condition.
Scarce work illustrating (in black & white) classic stamps, with commentaries on their design and printing.
£20.00Quantity:

Oxley, H.M. and Watson, V.C. - Bishop Auckland Postal History
Oxley, H.M. and Watson, V.C. - Bishop Auckland Postal History
Publisher: privately published, 1968.
Paperback, 16 pages + 2 plates, very slight corner-creasing, else in Very Good condition.
Very scarce booklet.
£14.50Quantity:

Brooks, A.D. - Postal History of Sunderland
Brooks, A.D. - Postal History of Sunderland
Publisher: Sunderland Philatelic Society, 1975.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 15 pages, a few tiny marks to the pages, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010 A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland
Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010
A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland

Publisher: Aberdeen Philatelic Society, 2010.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xii + 165 pages, in Very Good condition.
A superb history, including exhibitions, awards, publications, library, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Singer, S. - The People with the Calumny
Singer, S. - The People with the Calumny
Publisher: privately published, New York, 1908.
Hardback, green cloth with gilt title to spine, original green paper covers bound in, 40 pages, bilingual text in English & French, endpapers toned, central vertical crease caused by folding, and one page with a short tear, in Good condition.
An important work relating to stamp repairs and forgery in the early 20th century. Samuel Singer, the stamp "repair man", was used by Stanley Gibbons for many years to repair rare stamps. When Gibbons accused Singer of blackmail, Singer published this pamphlet in his defence. Very rare.
£100.00Quantity:

Mueller, Edwin - Specialized Catalog of Austria
1850 to 1918

Publisher: Mercury Stamp Co., New York, 1952.
Fifth edition (first bilingual edition), hardback, privately bound in dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine, illustrated, xxiv + 144 pages + tables of types, bilingual text in English & German, ex libris John F. Giblin with his bookplate to front endpaper, a few minor dusty marks, a little foxing to the endpapers, slight water-staining to the lower margins of last few pages, in Good condition.
The bilingual edition of Edwin Mueller's specialised catalogue of Austria. A scarce and important catalogue.
£24.00Quantity:

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