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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1979.
Revised edition, card covers, spiralbound, vi + 156 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, corners of front cover slightly rubbed, rear cover slightly toned, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Revised edition of the first volume in the series. Long out of print and difficult to find.
£40.00Quantity:

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1972.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, v + 153 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, very light foxing to the fore-edge else in Very Good condition.
Long out of print and difficult to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Willcocks, R.M. - England
Willcocks, R.M. - England's Postal History to 1840
With notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1975.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 167 pages, dustwrapper a little rubbed at edges and with a short tear, else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on English pre-adhesive postal history. An essential handbook for collectors of GB pre-stamps.
£19.50Quantity:

[Walske, Steven C.] - The Steven C. Walske Collection of Special Mail Routes of the American Civil War
[Walske, Steven C.] - The Steven C. Walske Collection of Special Mail Routes of the American Civil War
Publisher: Robert A. Siegel, New York, 2010.
Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 304 pages, in Very Good condition.
Wonderful hardback catalogue, with superb colour illustrations and detailed text.
£40.00Quantity:

Walske, Steven C. and Trepel, Scott R. - Special Mail Routes of the American Civil War: A Guide to Across-the-Lines Postal History
Walske, Steven C. and Trepel, Scott R. - Special Mail Routes of the American Civil War: A Guide to Across-the-Lines Postal History
Publisher: Confederate Stamp Alliance, 2004.
Hardback, illustrated, viii + 282 pages, previous owner's name to front endpaper, in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
£45.00Quantity:

Frajola, Richard C.; Kramer, George J. and Walske, Steven C. - The Pony Express A Postal History
Frajola, Richard C.; Kramer, George J. and Walske, Steven C. - The Pony Express
A Postal History

Publisher: The Philatelic Foundation, New York, 2005.
Hardback, illustrated, vi + 165 days, dedication to previous owner to title-page signed by all three authors, in Very Good condition.
Fine handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
£30.00Quantity:

Walske, Steven C. - Post Office Mail Sent Across the Lines at the Start of the American Civil War May to July 1861
Walske, Steven C. - Post Office Mail Sent Across the Lines at the Start of the American Civil War
May to July 1861

Publisher: Leonard H. Hartmann, Kentucky, 2003.
Paperback, illustrated, ii + 34 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history study. Well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Hahn, Andreas - The Invention of Stamps Essays and Printing trials from the F.A. Philbrick Collection and the "Prussian Find"
Hahn, Andreas - The Invention of Stamps
Essays and Printing trials from the F.A. Philbrick Collection and the "Prussian Find"

Publisher: Andreas Hahn & FG Grosbritannien im Bund Deutscher Philatelisten, 2008.
Hardback, illustrated, 128 pages, bilingual text in English & German, minor signs of use, else in Very Good condition.
Rowland Hill's reforms and the introduction of the first adhesive postage stamps as illustrated by the famous Philbrick collection of essays and drafts - belived to have been lost for decades until it was discovered in the archives of a museum in Germany. Illustrated in colour throughout.
£24.00Quantity:

Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding
Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail
A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2003.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 352 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook. Out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Maassen, Wolfgang and Schouberechts, Vincent - Milestones of the Philatelic Literature of the 19th Century
Maassen, Wolfgang and Schouberechts, Vincent - Milestones of the Philatelic Literature of the 19th Century
Publisher: Le Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies de Monaco, 2013.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 512 pages, bilingual text in English & French, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
A monumental work, profusely illustrated in colour. A "must" for collectors of early philatelic literature.
£65.00Quantity:

 - Local Postage Stamps of the World Stanley Gibbons, Ltd., Priced Catalogue Part III
- Local Postage Stamps of the World
Stanley Gibbons, Ltd., Priced Catalogue Part III

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1899.
Twelfth edition, hardback, illustrated, xxxvi + 122 pages + publisher's adverts, light soiling to covers, endpapers lightly toned, rear inner-hinge cracking very slightly, else in Very Good condition.
The first (and only) edition of the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue of Local Postage Stamps. Locals were dropped from the SG catalogues after this. Rare and sought after.
£60.00Quantity:

Larsen, R. William (editor) - Philatelic Sidelines Handbook Nos. 1-3
Larsen, R. William (editor) - Philatelic Sidelines Handbook Nos. 1-3
Publisher: Philatelic Sidelines Unlimited, California, 1968-69.
Paperback, 28 pages each, illustrated, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Complete set of all three issues. A scarce publication with interesting content on cinderellas including Palestine Revenues, Philatelic Phantoms of Canada, etc.
£24.00Quantity:

Wood, Kenneth A. - Post Dates A Chronology of Intriguing Events in the Mails and Philately
Wood, Kenneth A. - Post Dates
A Chronology of Intriguing Events in the Mails and Philately

Publisher: Van Dahl Publications, USA, 1985.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, circa 400 pages, spine a little sunned, tiny amount of foxing to top-edges, else in VG condition.
Useful work.
£12.50Quantity:

Warhurst, B.W. - A Colour Dictionary
Giving two hundred names of colours. Specially prepared for stamp collectors

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, [1908].
Second edition, hardback, attractive brown cloth binding, marbled boards, gilt title to spine, 56 pages + ii publisher's adverts, ex libris Stockholms Filatelist Förening with their small inkstamp to front endpaper and title-page, in Very Good condition.
Rare early colour guide with 56 colours illustrated.
£35.00Quantity:

Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London 1840-1890
Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London
1840-1890

Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1950.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, dustwrapper, illustrated, 170 pages + plates (including some fold-out), dustwrapper sunned to spine, slightly rubbed and soiled and with a couple of short tears, foxing to endpapers and page-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce classic work.
£25.00Quantity:

[Williams, Charles] - The "Charles Williams" Collections comprising Great Britain, Ceylon, Gibraltar, New Zealand, St. Vincent, Transvaal and Zululand
[Williams, Charles] - The "Charles Williams" Collections
comprising Great Britain, Ceylon, Gibraltar, New Zealand, St. Vincent, Transvaal and Zululand

Publisher: H.R. Harmer, London, 1947.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 92 pages, with the prices realised, covers creased and rubbed at edges and corners, pages fine, in Good condition.
Rare catalogue of Great Britain and British Empire classics. Well illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

[Bates, Colonel] - Catalogue of the celebrated "Colonel Bates" collection of Great Britain (Victorian and Edwardian Issues)
[Bates, Colonel] - Catalogue of the celebrated "Colonel Bates" collection of Great Britain (Victorian and Edwardian Issues)
Publisher: H.R. Harmer, London, 1934.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 84 pages, slight soiling to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Rare and important catalogue featuring Treasury Competition Essays; Imprimaturs; Essays, Die Proofs, Colour Trials, etc. Illustrated in black & white.
£45.00Quantity:

[Hind, Arthur] - British Empire The Postage Stamp Collection of the Late Arthur Hind of Utica, N.Y.
[Hind, Arthur] - British Empire
The Postage Stamp Collection of the Late Arthur Hind of Utica, N.Y.

Publisher: Charles J. Phillips, New York, 1934.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 150 pages, with separate folder of sixty loose photo-plates, some sunning to the covers and spines, slight wear to foot of catalogue spine, short tear to foot of spine of plates folder, else in VG condition.
The magnificent collection of British Empire, including the spectacular Mauritius, British Guiana, Cape of Good Hope, etc. The sale was cancelled after the catalogue had been published, and the collection was later sold by Harmers of London.
£75.00Quantity:

Ray, Leslie R. - Postal Cancellations in Manuscript
Ray, Leslie R. - Postal Cancellations in Manuscript
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, nd (circa 1948).
Paperback, illustrated, 11 pages, a few tiny marks else in VG condition.
Scarce pamphlet. Well illustrated.
£8.50Quantity:

Langmead, Peter and Huggins, Alan - The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain 1851-1954
Langmead, Peter and Huggins, Alan - The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain 1851-1954
Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2003.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 190 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive handbook covering all the telegraph issues of Great Britain, their background and usage. Very well illustrated, including eight pages of colour plates.
£45.00Quantity:

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