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Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Publisher: The TPO and Seapost Society, 1996.
Second edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, in Very Good condition.
Postal history study of the mail service between London and Dublin, via Holyhead. With much useful information on times of trains and ships, and with detailed coverage of all the known cancellations, including Paquebot markings, Irish TPOs, Hooded Circles, Duplex obliterators, etc. Excellent illustrations of the postmarks, and many black & white photo-illustrations of covers.
£9.50Quantity:

Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet 1860-1925
Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet
1860-1925

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2006.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, (ii) + 119 pages, corner-crease to rear covers else in Very Good condition.
The postmarks of the floating Post Office on board the various steamers of the City of Dublin Steam Packet Co, which sailed between Holyhead and the Irish harbour of Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire), have long held a fascination for postal historians. Every type of postmark and supplementary mark used in the 65 years of the operation of the Post Office is shown, with many colour illustrations of covers.
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Tabeart, Colin - Robertson Revisited A study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles based on the work of Alan W Robertson
Tabeart, Colin - Robertson Revisited
A study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles based on the work of Alan W Robertson

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustjacket, xiv + 314 pages, dustwrapper slightly chipped at edges, slight wear to the covers, binding very slightly shaken and a hint of warping to the boards, pages fine, a perfectly Good reading copy.
Important revision of Robertson's original handbook, with much new information and over 1400 postal markings illustrated in full size. The most complete record of British maritime postal markings published to date.
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Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde (sauf USA et DDSG)
Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde
(sauf USA et DDSG)

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 164 pages, with separate rarity guide, text in French, short tear to dustwrapper, in Very Good condition.
An excellent handbook on the postal markings of the rivers and lakes of the world (except the USA and DDSG). Very clearly presented, and with superb illustrations and maps. An important reference work.
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Collas, Phil and Hill, John - Cocos (Keeling) Islands A Philatelic and Postal History to 1979
Collas, Phil and Hill, John - Cocos (Keeling) Islands
A Philatelic and Postal History to 1979

Publisher: B & K Philatelic Publishing, Melbourne, 1991.
Paperback, illustrated, [vi] + 66 pages, slightest corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce handbook.
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Rosenblum, A.A. - Stamps of Papua
Rosenblum, A.A. - Stamps of Papua
Publisher: Horticultural Press Pty. Ltd., Victoria, nd [circa 1950s].
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 55 pages, ex National Philatelic Society library with two small library marks to title-page, corner-creasing to front cover, in Good condition.
A detailed handbook on the stamps of Papua, from the stamps of Queensland used in Papua up to the Commemorative Issues of 1934-38. With much detail on printings, flaws, varieties, etc. Rare and sought after.
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 - [Australia] The Definitive Stamps of the Reign of King George VI
- [Australia] The Definitive Stamps of the Reign of King George VI
Publisher: Australian Post Office, circa 1973.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, foot of spine slightly rubbed, mild shelfwear, in Good condition.
An informative little book. Illustrated in black & white.
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Alford, D.W.F. - Fiji Philatelics A Guide to the Availability and Price of Stamps, Covers, etc.
Alford, D.W.F. - Fiji Philatelics
A Guide to the Availability and Price of Stamps, Covers, etc.

Publisher: Pacific Islands Study Circle, 1994.
First edition, large format (A4) looseleaf pages in binder, illustrated, viii + 98 pages, ex NPS library with a few library stamps to first few pages, in Good condition.
Useful guide to the availability and prices of stamps and covers of Fiji, including pre-stamp covers, proofs & essays, revenues, forgeries, etc. Illustrated in black & white.
£11.50Quantity:

Casey, Ron (Editor) - Japanese Philately Vol. 62 No. 1 - Vol. 74 No. 2 (Whole Nos. 366-431), missing Nos. 415 and 420 only
Casey, Ron (Editor) - Japanese Philately
Vol. 62 No. 1 - Vol. 74 No. 2 (Whole Nos. 366-431), missing Nos. 415 and 420 only

Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2007-2019.
63 items, large format paperbacks, illustrated, a few occasional marks but overall in Very Good condition.
A good run of this excellent journal. Most illustrated in colour.
£40.00Quantity:

Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1639-1952, Vol. V The Empire in North America
Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1639-1952, Vol. V The Empire in North America
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1973.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 760 pages, slightest signs of wear to the dustwrapper, dusty marks/foxing to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Fifth volume in the unparalleled series of great use to British Empire collectors. As with the rest of the series, the book not only covers the adhesive postage stamp issues in detail, but also the postal history of, in this case, British North America, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, etc. Well illustrated throughout, including several colour plates. For collectors of British North America this should be a "must".
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Kay, John L. and Smith, Chester M. Jr. - New York Postal History: The Post Offices and First Postmasters from 1775 to 1980
Kay, John L. and Smith, Chester M. Jr. - New York Postal History:
The Post Offices and First Postmasters from 1775 to 1980

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 1982.
Hardback, 556 pages, ex-Canadian Postal Museum Library with label to spine, bookplate inside front cover and library pocket inside rear cover, in Good condition.

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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1989.
Large (A4) paperback, 127 pages, in Very Good condition.
A detailed study of Scotland's Post Offices, with a comprehensive alphabetical listing. Includes their inception, grade of office, closure where applicable, and any related history.
£12.00Quantity:

[Chalhoub, Joseph] - The Joseph Chalhoub Collection of Egypt I. Commemoratives
[Chalhoub, Joseph] - The Joseph Chalhoub Collection of Egypt
I. Commemoratives

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 122 pages, text in English, slight corner-crease, in Good condition.
Featuring superb essays and proofs. Well illustrated in colour.
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Kay, John L. and Smith, Chester M. Jr. - New Jersey Postal History The Post Offices and First Postmasters from 1776-1976
Kay, John L. and Smith, Chester M. Jr. - New Jersey Postal History
The Post Offices and First Postmasters from 1776-1976

Publisher: Quarterman, 1977.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 199 pages, ex-National Archives of Canada Library with label to spine and bookplate inside front cover, edges of dustwrapper slightly chipped, slight signs of spine-lean, in Good condition.

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Rothman, Stephen L.G. and Tsachor, Yakov - The Doar Ivri Issue of Israel
Rothman, Stephen L.G. and Tsachor, Yakov - The Doar Ivri Issue of Israel
Publisher: privately published, 1985.
Hardback, xiv + 140 pages, illustrated, dedication to previous owner signed by both authors to title-page, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook.
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Clark, Ken (Editor) - Kiku Shimbun Nos. 147-177
Clark, Ken (Editor) - Kiku Shimbun
Nos. 147-177

Publisher: The Japan Stamp Group, UK, 2009-2019.
31 issues, paperbacks, one tiny short tear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent content on Japanese philately and postal history. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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Ward, Gordon - The Ship Penny of South Africa
Ward, Gordon - The Ship Penny of South Africa
Publisher: C.E. Sherwood, no date [circa 1955].
Paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, minor marks and slight wear to the covers with tiny amount of loss to corner of rear cover, pages fine, in Good condition.
Scarce and sought after handbook.
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Beith, Richard - Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979
Beith, Richard - Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979
Publisher: privately published, 1981.
No.263 of a limited edition of 750 copies, paperback, 84 pages, dusty marks to the covers and to top page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook of all airmail events relating to Scotland, with details of the development of the airmail routes, quantities of mail carried, planes and airlines used etc. The author has very thoroughly investigated not only the records of British operators but also those of Scandinavia and Iceland; and, since 1946, of France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. With very informative appendices, and many illustrations. Out of print and scarce.
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Bailey, Eric V. - A Glossary of Spanish Philatelic Terms
Bailey, Eric V. - A Glossary of Spanish Philatelic Terms
Publisher: The Spanish Study Circle, London, 1974.
Paperback, [ii] + 86 pages, some marks to the covers, slight corner-crease to front cover, a very few spots of foxing to first few pages and page-edges, in Good condition.
A useful philatelic dictionary translating terms from Spanish into English. Very scarce.
£7.50Quantity:

[Acevedo, Francisco & Edward] - The Francisco & Edward Acevedo Collection of Puerto Rico Postal History 1789-1900
[Acevedo, Francisco & Edward] - The Francisco & Edward Acevedo Collection of Puerto Rico Postal History
1789-1900

Publisher: Spink Shreves, New York, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 63 pages, ex RPSL Library with embossed library stamp to front cover, very slight bend, in Good condition.
Catalogue of the superb collection of Puerto Rico postal history from the pre-stamp period to the Spanish-American War. Well illustrated in colour.
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