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[Burrus, Maurice] - The Burrus Collection
[Burrus, Maurice] - The Burrus Collection
Publisher: Edgar Mohrmann, Hamburg, 1962.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 20 pages + separate booklet of plates, text in German and some English, short tear to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce Burrus catalogue. Featuring Sweden, Ionian Islands, Serbia, Hungary, German Colonies, Ethiopia, Panama, Uruguay, etc.
£28.00Quantity:

[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps Second Sale: British North Americans and British West Indies
[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps
Second Sale: British North Americans and British West Indies

Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co., London, 1938.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, with the prices realised, rusty staples, slight damp-damage to top of spine, ink inscription to the cover, bend and rippling to the pages, some prices written in ink in the margins, in Fair condition only.
Rare catalogue of important British Guiana, Canada, etc.
£12.00Quantity:

[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia
[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps
Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia

Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co., London, 1938.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, with the prices realised, rusty staples, slight damage to top of spine, ink inscription to the cover, rippling to lower margins of pages, some prices written in ink in the margins, in Fair to Good condition only.
Rare catalogue of important Ceylon, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India and States, Labuan, North Borneo, Straits Settlements, etc.
£12.00Quantity:

[Townsend, W.A.] - The "W.A. Townsend" Gold Medal British Guiana
[Townsend, W.A.] - The "W.A. Townsend" Gold Medal British Guiana
Publisher: Harmer's, London, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, with the prices realised, small mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of one of the great collections of British Guiana. Well illustrated in black & white and with colour to the covers.
£10.00Quantity:

 - Colombia and Colombian States, The "Esmeralda" Collection and Uruguay, The "Concordia" Collection (Part 1)
- Colombia and Colombian States, The "Esmeralda" Collection
and Uruguay, The "Concordia" Collection (Part 1)

Publisher: Investphila, Lugano, 2009.
Auction catalogue, large paperback, 291 pages, illustrated, text in English, corners of covers very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue. Well illustrated in colour throughout.
£12.50Quantity:

Lamy, Georges and Rinck, Jacques-Andre - Peru - A Study of the Postal Cancellations on the Issues of 1857 to 1873 Classification and Quotation
Lamy, Georges and Rinck, Jacques-Andre - Peru - A Study of the Postal Cancellations on the Issues of 1857 to 1873
Classification and Quotation

Publisher: Audin et Cie, Lyon, 1960.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, 180 pages + plates, trilingual text in French, English & Spanish, minor bend to the covers, slight dusty marks to page-edges, stamp shop ink-stamp to endpaper, internally clean, in Good condition.
No. 173 of a limited edition of 330 copies. The classic work on the postmarks of Peru.
£40.00Quantity:

Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of British Honduras
Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of British Honduras
Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co., 1999.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 352 pages, some dusty marks/foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper, a few small marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Another excellent volume in the series of Proud British Empire postal history handbooks. With the author's usual combination of fascinating background information, reprinting of postal documents, and thorough listing, illustrating and valuation of the postal markings. Very well illustrated with postmark illustrations.
£19.50Quantity:

Mayr, Ig. and Hanus, L. - Illustriertes Handbuch und Preis-Katalog der Stempelmarken von Österreich-Ungarn
Mayr, Ig. and Hanus, L. - Illustriertes Handbuch und Preis-Katalog der Stempelmarken von Österreich-Ungarn
Publisher: Rudolf Friedl, Wien, 1929.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 200 pages, text in German, small (2cm) piece missing from foot of spine, in Good condition.
Rare handbook.
£35.00Quantity:

Kuisel, G. - Suisse Les Helvetia non dentelés, dits «Strubel» Emission de 1854-1862
Kuisel, G. - Suisse
Les Helvetia non dentelés, dits «Strubel» Emission de 1854-1862

Publisher: privately published, Zurich, nd.
Paperback, illustrated, 12 pages + 2 colour plates, text in French, in Very Good condition.
Scarce study, with fine colour illustrations.
£20.00Quantity:

Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac Part 1 Frame Damage
Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac
Part 1 Frame Damage

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1963.
First edition, card covers, plastic comb-binding, iii + 71 pages, front cover rubbed at corners, rear cover toned and creased, slight bend to two of the rings of the plastic comb-binding, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The first part of Ron Lee's two volume work on the plate varieties on the 1881 Penny Lilac covers frame damage. The author personally examined over 3.5 million copies of the Penny Lilac in the course of preparing the two volumes. Well illustrated. Out of print and scarce.
£24.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 50
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 50

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 50, very slight rust marks to front of pamphlet else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 51
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 51

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 51, corner-crease to one plate else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Gould, A.E. - Land Transport in the Stamp Album
Gould, A.E. - Land Transport in the Stamp Album
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, nd (circa 1936).
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 58 pages + publisher's adverts, covers very slightly rubbed, a few tiny marks to the page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Collecting the theme of land transport on stamps. Scarce.
£9.50Quantity:

Gould, A.E. - Literature and Stamps
Gould, A.E. - Literature and Stamps
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, nd (circa 1937).
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 58 pages + publisher's adverts, tiny corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1 The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1
The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 1981.
Hardback, illustrated, 166 pages, spine slightly sunned, covers slightly rubbed and a little marked, page-edges slightly dust-marked, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The rare first volume in Ted Proud's excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£50.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2 The P&O Lines to the Far East
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2
The P&O Lines to the Far East

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date [circa 1982].
Hardback, illustrated, 224 pages, ex-library mark to spine and remnants of where a label has been removed to front free-endpaper, some foxing to page-edges and a little to the preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, a Good working copy only.
The scarce volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£40.00Quantity:

Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3 The Union Castle Ocean Post Office
Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3
The Union Castle Ocean Post Office

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date (circa 1983).
Hardback, illustrated, 153 pages, spine sunned, a little scattered foxing to page-edges and to preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, in Good condition.
Third volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. This volume covers the Union Castle Line service from Southampton to Cape Town. Well illustrated with postmark illustrations, and photographs of the ships and covers.
£20.00Quantity:

Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1979.
Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages, dustwrapper price-clipped and with some short tears and wear, tiny mark to fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the 1949 classic plating guide providing "A detailed description of each one of the 2880 stamps and the plates from which it was printed."
£25.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, minor soiling to the covers, a few slight marks and foxing to the page-edges, foxing to title-page, previous owner's name at front, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
£16.50Quantity:

Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Holland, F.C. - Introduction to British Postmark Collecting
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd [circa 1970].
Paperback, illustrated, 87 pages, slight shelfwear, corner-crease and a little toning to the page-edges, in Good condition.
A concise study of British postmarks, packed with information and well illustrated with over 200 figures. In effect this is an abridged version of the much larger classic handbooks by Alcock and Holland - an excellent introduction for the beginner or aide memoire for the more experienced collector.
£6.50Quantity:

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