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Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 7A: Ukraine Type III Tridents
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 7A: Ukraine Type III Tridents

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2005.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 7A of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine trident overprints and the numerous forgeries. Very well illustrated in black & white.
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Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 12: South Russia - Don Territory - Kossack Government
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 12: South Russia - Don Territory - Kossack Government

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2005.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 12 of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine 25 and 50 Kop overprints and the numerous forgeries. Very well illustrated in black & white.
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Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 13: Siberia - Far Eastern Republic
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 13: Siberia - Far Eastern Republic

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2004.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 13 of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine issue and the many known forged DVR overprints. Very well illustrated in black & white.
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Hart, W.R., Kantey, B.A. and Leon, A. Leslie - The Postal Markings of Natal
Hart, W.R., Kantey, B.A. and Leon, A. Leslie - The Postal Markings of Natal
Publisher: privately published by the authors, 1977.
Hardback, illustrated, vi + 168 pages + folding map, covers a little rubbed at corners, upper page-edges slightly dust-marked, a few tiny dints to the front cover, in Good condition.
Useful postal history study. Classic handbook on the subject.
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Fryer, Gavin and Akerman, Clive (Editors) - The Reform of the Post Office in the Victorian Era and its Impact on Economic and Social Activity Documentary History 1837 to 1864 Based on Sir Rowland Hill
Fryer, Gavin and Akerman, Clive (Editors) - The Reform of the Post Office in the Victorian Era and its Impact on Economic and Social Activity
Documentary History 1837 to 1864 Based on Sir Rowland Hill's Journal and Ancillary Papers, with Glossary, Bibliography and Comprehensive Index

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2000.
Two large volumes, hardbacks, dustwrappers, lviii + vi + 1304 pages, ex RPSL Library with their library bookplate to front pastedown-endpapers, dustwrappers slightly rubbed and chipped at corners, remains of a small sticker to dustwrapper of Vol II, in Good condition.
No. 38 of a limited edition of 650 copies (although it is understood that a substantial part of the print run was destroyed, thus the book is far scarcer than indicated by the stated print run). Foreword by Asa Briggs. Well illustrated including numerous colour plates. A huge work in two volumes. With much detail on Rowland Hill's reforms and the introduction of the first adhesive postage stamps. Out of print.
£120.00Quantity:

De Worms, Percy - Perkins Bacon Records
De Worms, Percy - Perkins Bacon Records
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1953.
In two volumes, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, top-edges gilt, dustwrappers, xxviii + vi + 867 pages + 50 b/w plates, a few tiny short tears to dustwrapper edges, occasional light marks to the dustwrappers, light corner-creases to first few pages, else in Very Good condition.
The stamp production records of Perkins Bacon, edited with commentary by Percy De Worms. A monumental work, illustrated with 50 black & white plates of die proofs, designs etc. A classic reference work.
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Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps 1855-1901
Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps
1855-1901

Publisher: Faber & Faber for the Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1958.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xxiii + 846 pages + 48 b/w plates, a couple of tiny short tears to the price-clipped dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Very detailed history of stamp production at De La Rue in the nineteenth century, based on the company's Day Books and Correspondence Books. Illustrated with black & white illustrations of hundreds of the rejected designs and essays. A classic work.
£45.00Quantity:

Granzow, Gary W. - Line Engraved Security Printing: the Methods of Perkins Bacon 1790-1935 Banknotes and Postage Stamps
Granzow, Gary W. - Line Engraved Security Printing: the Methods of Perkins Bacon 1790-1935
Banknotes and Postage Stamps

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2012.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxiv + 319 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
£45.00Quantity:

Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 254 pages, very short tear to dustwrapper at top of spine else in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook. The standard reference work on the subject.
£30.00Quantity:

Stanton, J.B.M. - Great Britain The Varieties and Characteristics of the 1d. Red Line-Engraved Stamps 1841-1864
Stanton, J.B.M. - Great Britain
The Varieties and Characteristics of the 1d. Red Line-Engraved Stamps 1841-1864

Publisher: Chas. Nissen & Co. Ltd., London, 1958.
Hardback, 398 pages, foxing to endpapers, slight staining to fore-edges, internally clean, a perfectly Good working copy.
Rare, classic work on plating of the Penny Red.
£40.00Quantity:

Arseni, Alessandro - La Compagnia Transatlantica di Navigazione a Vapore 1852-1858 I Servizi Postali - La Guerra di Crimea - La Linea del Sud America
Arseni, Alessandro - La Compagnia Transatlantica di Navigazione a Vapore 1852-1858
I Servizi Postali - La Guerra di Crimea - La Linea del Sud America

Publisher: Postal Gazette, 2018.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 110 pages, text in Italian with English translation of some parts and English captions accompanying the illustrations, signed by the author, in Very Good condition.
No. 68 of a limited edition of 100 copies only. New handbook on the Transatlantic Steam Navigation Company. Illustrated in colour.
£56.00Quantity:

Cerruti, Antonello - Antichi Stati Italiani, Originali e Falsi I falsi di Jean De Sperati
Cerruti, Antonello - Antichi Stati Italiani, Originali e Falsi
I falsi di Jean De Sperati

Publisher: privately published, 2016.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 12 pages, text in Italian, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
Characteristics of genuine stamps and Sperati forgeries of old Italian States. Excellent colour illustrations.
£17.50Quantity:

Verkuil, M. - The Development of KLM Airmail Service Holland - Dutch East Indies 1920-1942
Verkuil, M. - The Development of KLM Airmail Service Holland - Dutch East Indies 1920-1942
Publisher: FISA, nd [circa 1989].
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 63 pages, tiny corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
A useful reference work. Scarce.
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Howat, The Rev. J.N.T. - Falkland Islands Mails, The Kosmos Years 1880-1900
Howat, The Rev. J.N.T. - Falkland Islands Mails, The Kosmos Years 1880-1900
Publisher: The British Philatelic Trust, 1989.
Hardback, xiv + 146 pages, in Fine condition.
A history of the mail contracts with the Deutsche Dampfschifffahrts Gesellschaft "Kosmos" of Hamburg for communication with the Falkland Islands, and the change of contract to the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.
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Wood, Kenneth A. - This is Philately An Encyclopedia of the Fascinating World of Stamp Collecting
Wood, Kenneth A. - This is Philately
An Encyclopedia of the Fascinating World of Stamp Collecting

Publisher: Van Dahl Publications, USA, 1982.
First edition, 3 volume set, hardbacks, 882 pages, illustrated, few dusty marks, upper page-edges slightly dust marked, slight foxing to fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Large, useful reference work.
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Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office from its Beginnings to the End of 1925
Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office
from its Beginnings to the End of 1925

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1926.
Hardback, original red cloth gilt, gilt 'Wyon Head' embossed on front cover, 354 pages + plates, binding a little rubbed, mild foxing to endpapers, in Good condition.
An important early work on postal history.
£85.00Quantity:

Campbell, H.M. - Queensland Cancellations and other Postal Markings 1860-1913
Campbell, H.M. - Queensland Cancellations and other Postal Markings 1860-1913
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1977.
First edition, hardback, ii + 161 pages, minor wear, slight dusty marks to upper-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.

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Campbell, H.M. and Purves, J.R.W. and Viney, L.C. - Tasmania: The Postal History and Postal Markings
Campbell, H.M. and Purves, J.R.W. and Viney, L.C. - Tasmania:
The Postal History and Postal Markings

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1962.
First edition, hardback, 203 pages + plates + 11 pages of postmark illustrations in pocket at rear, mild wear, in Good condition.
Classic work.
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Avery, John; Edwards, P.B.; Ingles, O.G. and Purves, J.R.W. - Tasmania: The Postal History and Postal Markings Part II
Avery, John; Edwards, P.B.; Ingles, O.G. and Purves, J.R.W. - Tasmania:
The Postal History and Postal Markings Part II

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1975.
First edition, hardback, vi + 189 pages + plates + 5 Post Office map transparent overlays in pocket at rear, slight dusty marks to upper page-edges, mild wear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£35.00Quantity:

Evans, Major E.B. - The Mulready Envelope and its caricatures A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years
Evans, Major E.B. - The Mulready Envelope and its caricatures
A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years

Publisher: SR Publishers & Stanley Gibbons, London, 1970.
Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 240 pages, in Very Good condition.
Reprint edition of this classic work on the Mulready and its caricatures. Profusely illustrated. This remains one of the main handbooks on the subject. The original 1891 edition is now very rare, and even this reprint edition is very difficult to find.
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