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 - The Quarterly Price Catalogue of Postage Stamps No. 9
- The Quarterly Price Catalogue of Postage Stamps
No. 9

Publisher: Stafford Smith & Co., Brighton, 1872.
Paperback, 24 pages, loss of small piece to fore-edge of front cover else in Very Good condition.
Single issue of this rare early publication. Just fifteen numbers were issued between 1870 and 1874.
£20.00Quantity:

Palmer, J.W. (editor) - Bric-à-Brac, The Collector
Palmer, J.W. (editor) - Bric-à-Brac, The Collector's Manual
Jubilee Double Number

Publisher: J.W. Palmer, London, 1887.
Paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, short tear to spine, mild wear, in Good condition.
Single issue of this rare philatelic periodical. With interesting content, particularly on Forgeries.
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[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History 1534-1867
[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History
1534-1867

Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2000.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 98 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the sale of the truly magnificent and unique collection of British Postal History formed by Professor Barrie Jay, co-author with Martin Willcocks of The British County Catalogues of Postal History. A wonderful collection with a strong emphasis on the postal history of London, with many very rare pieces including an Original Dockwra cover. Profusely illustrated, with 24 pages of plates, including some in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

[Mayer, Frederick] - British West Indies Featuring the Frederick Mayer Antigua and the Cyril Bell Grenada Collections
[Mayer, Frederick] - British West Indies
Featuring the Frederick Mayer Antigua and the Cyril Bell Grenada Collections

Publisher: Spink, London, 2004.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 240 pages, mildest shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of B.W.I. classic stamps and covers, including Mayer's Antigua and Bell's Grenada, plus outstanding Bahamas, St. Vincent, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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[Wing, Joseph Wong Choon] - Important Stamps and Covers of South East Asia Featuring the Joseph Wong Choon Wing Collection
[Wing, Joseph Wong Choon] - Important Stamps and Covers of South East Asia
Featuring the Joseph Wong Choon Wing Collection

Publisher: Spink, Singapore, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 131 pages, in Very Good condition.
Includes Straits Settlements, Malayan States, Japanese Occupation, Thailand, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.00Quantity:

[Weng, Dr. Yau Khai] - Federated Malay States The Dr. Yau Khai Weng Collection
[Weng, Dr. Yau Khai] - Federated Malay States
The Dr. Yau Khai Weng Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2008.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, slightest corner-bend else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of stamps, postal history, proofs and essays, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Lenain, Louis - Les Marques Postales du Bureau Français de Genève 1669-1798 suivies de Notes sur les Achemineurs de Courrier Genèvois
Lenain, Louis - Les Marques Postales du Bureau Français de Genève 1669-1798
suivies de Notes sur les Achemineurs de Courrier Genèvois

Publisher: E.H. de Beaufond, Paris, 1955.
Paperback, illustrated, 31 pages + 1970 Supplement, text in French, ex libris Canada Postal Museum with label to front cover, bookplate inside front cover and pocket pasted inside rear cover, in Good condition.
Scarce work.
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Bellamy, F.A. - Statement and Comments upon the Result of a Proffered Gift to the University of Oxford
Bellamy, F.A. - Statement and Comments upon the Result of a Proffered Gift to the University of Oxford
Publisher: privately published, Oxford, 1926.
Paperback, [ii] + 9 pages, some pages unopened, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.
Bellamy owned one of the largest philatelic libraries ever formed, which he tried to donate to Oxford University. The rejection of his offer by the University led to his response in two letters to the Press, which he reprinted in this booklet. Rare.
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Chalmers, Patrick - Submission of The Sir Rowland Hill Committee Second Edition, with Opinions from the Press (Fourth Series) on "The Adhesive Postage Stamp"
Chalmers, Patrick - Submission of The Sir Rowland Hill Committee
Second Edition, with Opinions from the Press (Fourth Series) on "The Adhesive Postage Stamp"

Publisher: Effingham Wilson, London, 1886.
Paperback, 115 pages, ex Smithsonian Library with their ink-stamp to front cover and to title-page along with ink-stamp "Gift of George T Turner", tear to front cover at top of spine, loss of tiny corner-piece of front cover, in Good condition.
One of the pamphlets written by Patrick Chalmers promoting his father, James Chalmers, as the true inventor of the adhesive postage stamp. Sir Rowland Hill's son, Pearson Hill, also published pamphlets putting his family's side of the argument in what became known as the "Chalmers-Hill Controversy". Rare.
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Glazer, Myles - The King George V High-Value Stamps of Bermuda, 1917-1938
Glazer, Myles - The King George V High-Value Stamps of Bermuda, 1917-1938
Publisher: Calaby Publishers, USA, 1994.
Hardback, illustrated, xv + 208 pages, slight bend to the covers, in Good condition.
A superb handbook. Very well illustrated, including fine colour plates.
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Dickgiesser, Robert W. - Bermuda King George VI High Values A Guide to the Flaws and Printings
Dickgiesser, Robert W. - Bermuda King George VI High Values
A Guide to the Flaws and Printings

Publisher: Triad Publications, USA, 1980.
Large hardback, illustrated, 59 pages, covers lightly rubbed at corners, in Good condition.
A detailed handbook. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Blank, Gerhard - Chile First Issues of Postage Stamps 1853-1867
Blank, Gerhard - Chile First Issues of Postage Stamps 1853-1867
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1989.
Large hardback, viii + 174 pages + 38 plates + 2 folding plates in pocket at end, ex libris Canadian National Archives with label to spine and bookplate inside front cover, scratch-mark to front cover and similar (smaller) mark to rear cover leaving a tiny hole in the cloth, internally fine, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook, with fine illustrations in black & white and colour. Scarce.
£55.00Quantity:

Kurchan, Mario D. - Argentine Postal History 1760-1870 Study of Forged Cancellations, Forerunners and Maritimes
Kurchan, Mario D. - Argentine Postal History 1760-1870
Study of Forged Cancellations, Forerunners and Maritimes

Publisher: Nuñez, Buenos Aires, 1976.
Paperback, illustrated, 100 pages, bilingual text in English & Spanish, ex library with two labels to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Limited edition of 300 copies.
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Poole, Bertram W.H. - The Postage Stamps of British Honduras
Poole, Bertram W.H. - The Postage Stamps of British Honduras
Publisher: Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly, London, circa 1910.
The "S.C.F." Philatelic Handbooks No.3, paperback, illustrated, 39 pages, ex libris Canada National Archives with label to front cover and bookplate inside front cover, covers chipped and with some tears to edges and down spine, tear to rear cover with small amount of loss, slightly rusty staples, pages in sound condition, a Good reading copy.
Rare early handbook.
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Melville, Fred J. - The Postage Stamps of Hayti
Melville, Fred J. - The Postage Stamps of Hayti
Publisher: Charles Nissen & Co., London, [1905].
Small paperback, illustrated, 69 pages, ex libris Huddersfield Philatelic Society with label to spine and inside front cover, ink-stamp to front cover and title-page, minor marks to page-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce early Melville publication.
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King, Chris - Denmark and the Duchy of Schleswig 1587-1920 The making of modern Denmark
King, Chris - Denmark and the Duchy of Schleswig 1587-1920
The making of modern Denmark

Publisher: privately published, 2015.
Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, in Very Good condition.
"Handout" brochure to accompany the President's display to the Royal Philatelic Society London. Well illustrated in colour.
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King, Birthe - A Question of Choice The Loss and Restoration to Denmark of North Schleswig
King, Birthe - A Question of Choice
The Loss and Restoration to Denmark of North Schleswig

Publisher: privately published, 2013.
Paperback, illustrated, 26 pages, in Very Good condition.
"Handout" brochure to accompany a display to the Royal Philatelic Society London. Well illustrated in colour.
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Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2 Australia - Europe - South America
Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2
Australia - Europe - South America

Publisher: privately published, 1979.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 215 pages, illustrated, slight dusty marks/foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of Ringström and Tester's classic series on the private ship letter stamps of the world. A beautifully produced handbook, superbly illustrated with black & white plates throughout. Contents include: The Australian New Hebrides Company; New Hebrides Syndicat Français; The Murray Steam Navigation Company; Bell's Asia Minor Steamship Company; The Danube Steam Navigation Company; The Russian Company for Steam Navigation and Trade; Danube & Black Sea Line of Steamers, T.B. Morton & Co.; Turkish Steamship Companies; The Danube and Black Sea Railway; The Zala-Somogyi Steamship Company; Gauthier Frères et Cie; Christmas Island; The Pacific Steam Navigation Company; Tierra del Fuego; The Upper Colombia Tramway and Navigation Company; Correos de la Chimba; Jämtlands Kommunikations Bolag.
£40.00Quantity:

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Boulad d'Humières, Jean and Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World
Part 3 The Suez Canal Company

Publisher: Leonard H. Hartmann, Louisville, 1985.
Hardback, dutswrapper, illustrated, 285 pages, plus a plating quality enlargement of a full sheet of the 40c Saatjian private printing inserted at the end, some tiny short tears to the rear panel of the dustwrapper, slight dusty marks/foxing to dustwrapper and upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The fourth volume of this classic series of handbooks on the Private Ship Letter Stamps of the world. A beautifully produced book, superbly illustrated with black & white photographic plates throughout and a souvenir miniature sheet of Forgery 20 tipped in. Every aspect of the stamps and their postal history is covered here, including a large section on the forgeries.
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Britnor, L.E. - The History of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies
Britnor, L.E. - The History of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies
Publisher: British West Indies Study Circle, 1973.
Hardback, illustrated, 172 pages, mild dusty marks/foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.
Excellent postal history study of the West Indies mail boats.
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