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Proud, Edward B. - British Post Offices in the Far East
Proud, Edward B. - British Post Offices in the Far East
Publisher: Proud-Bailey, East Sussex, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 551 pages + colour plates, price sticker to dustwrapper spine else in Very 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. Contents include British Post Offices in China, Japan, Macao, and Thailand, Postal Rates, Pacific Mail Routes, etc.
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 - The Postal Stationery Society Journal Nos. 3, 5, 6, 9-13, 15, 16, 18-36, 38-54, 56-60, 62-64
- The Postal Stationery Society Journal
Nos. 3, 5, 6, 9-13, 15, 16, 18-36, 38-54, 56-60, 62-64

Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 1994-2012.
54 issues, first 11 issues are small (A5) format, the remainder are large (A4) format, some slightly rusty staples, occasional small marks, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent publication, with much interesting content on postal stationery (with an emphasis on British postal stationery). Well illustrated (later issues in colour).
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[Shaida, Hassan] - 1913-1934 Seahorses The Shaida Collection, Part III
[Shaida, Hassan] - 1913-1934 Seahorses
The Shaida Collection, Part III

Publisher: Guido Craveri/Harmers, Lugano, 1993.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 90 pages, with the prices realised, slightest shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Probably the finest collection of King George V "Seahorse" issues ever formed. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 40 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.
The postal history and postmarks of David MacBrayne's steam packets, on which Post Offices were established in 1879.
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Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland A Philatelic Miscellany
Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland
A Philatelic Miscellany

Publisher: Aberdeen & North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1985.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 63 pages, a few small marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Several interesting articles, including: A Short Postal History of Aberdeen, by W.L. Falconer; The Post Office Mechanisation Programme in the Northeast of Scotland, by J.M. Cooper; An Introduction to the Postmarks of Aberdeen; Grampian Mail by Rail, by J.J. Waterman; Recorded Use of Scots Local Namestamps in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire 1840-1860, by R.A. Stables; P.J. Anderson - Philatelic Archaeologist and Bibliographer, by J.C. Stone.
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Jatia, D.N. - From the Diary of Stephen Smith
Jatia, D.N. - From the Diary of Stephen Smith
Publisher: The Philatelic Congress of India, New Delhi, 1980.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 61 pages, several tears to the dustwrapper, short tear to edge of one page (not affecting the text), in Good condition.
Stephen Smith's Indian rocket mail experiments. With black & white illustrations of flown covers and sketches of the rocket firings.
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Wawrukiewicz, Anthony S. and Beecher, Henry W. - U.S. International Postal Rates, 1872-1996
Wawrukiewicz, Anthony S. and Beecher, Henry W. - U.S. International Postal Rates, 1872-1996
Publisher: Cama Publishing Co., Portland, 1996.
Large hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, viii + 402 pages, mildest signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Large, exhaustive encyclopedia of US international postal rates since UPU membership. Illustrated with covers. The standard work on the subject, and very useful for all collectors of US postal history.
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Graus, Francisco and Soro, Enrique - Falsos Postales de España
Postal Forgeries of Spain

Publisher: Filatelia Pedro Monge, Barcelona, 1977.
Hardback, slipcase, illustrated, 601 pages, bilingual text in Spanish & English, complete with the box of transparent slides, slipcase damaged (splitting at joints) and slightly soiled, slight foxing to page-edges, two short tears to foot of spine, in Good condition.
No. 285 of 1,050 in the normal edition bound in imitation leather. With superb enlarged colour illustrations throughout. A scarce work - very rarely seen complete with box of transparencies.
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Stone, J.W.M. - The Inland Posts (1392-1672) A Calendar of Historical Documents
Stone, J.W.M. - The Inland Posts (1392-1672)
A Calendar of Historical Documents

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1987.
Hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 333 pages, dustwrapper a little soiled and with a short tear, in Good condition.
Important reference work on the early mails.
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Beale, Philip - A History of the Post in England from the Romans to the Stuarts
Beale, Philip - A History of the Post in England from the Romans to the Stuarts
Publisher: Ashgate Publications, Aldershot, 1998.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xv + 284 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, spine-lean (spine-roll), previous owner's name to front endpaper, a Good reading copy.
"This book is about English letters and their use for the administration of government, for the transaction of business and for private correspondence. It describes the Roman postal system in England, the services provided by medieval kings and sheriffs, churchmen, merchants, towns and carriers, ending with the 1635 proclamation that began their amalgamation."
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Hale, H. Warren K. and Perry, Elliott (compiler) - Byways of Philately Privately-Owned Posts and Early Locals
Hale, H. Warren K. and Perry, Elliott (compiler) - Byways of Philately
Privately-Owned Posts and Early Locals

Publisher: JW Stowell Printing Co., Maryland, 1966.
Hardback, illustrated, xi + 271 pages, foxing to first and last few pages, pages slightly toned, in Good condition.
A compilation of articles on US Locals, including extensive coverage of Hussey's Post - authentic stamps, reprints, forgeries & postmarks. Illustrated in black & white.
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Collas, P. - The Postal History of Internees and Prisoners of War in Australia During World War II
Collas, P. - The Postal History of Internees and Prisoners of War in Australia During World War II
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1982.
Hardback, illustrated, vii + 82 pages, slight hint of spine-lean, few tiny marks to the covers, a couple of pencil annotations, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Wunderly, Kathleen - Bellefonte and the Early Air Mail 1918-1927
Publisher: American Philatelic Society, Bellefonte, 2007.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, vii + 102 pages, a couple of tiny marks else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated with black & white photos.
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Kantor, Alvin Robert and Kantor, Marjorie Sered - Sanitary Fairs A Philatelic and Historical Study of Civil War Benevolences
Kantor, Alvin Robert and Kantor, Marjorie Sered - Sanitary Fairs
A Philatelic and Historical Study of Civil War Benevolences

Publisher: SF Publishing, Illinois, 1992.
Large hardback, illustrated, 304 pages, tiny blemish to the front cover and a couple of tiny marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Superb handbook. Profusely illustrated including colour plates.
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De Haene, A. - Étude sur les Faux Timbres d
De Haene, A. - Étude sur les Faux Timbres d'Europe
Publisher: Delmarcelle, Florian, 1926.
Hardback, illustrated, 369 pages + index, text in French, covers somewhat soiled, slight cracking to the outer hinges, page-edges toned, internally clean, in Good condition.
An important classic work on forgeries of Europe.
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Tyler, Varro E. - Philatelic Forgers Their Lives and Works
Tyler, Varro E. - Philatelic Forgers
Their Lives and Works

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1976.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, iv + 60 pages, some tears to the dustwrapper, in Good condition.
Biographies of 84 of the greatest philatelic forgers. Well illustrated in black & white.
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[Roman, J.H.] and ["Pavlovsk"] - The "J.H. Roman" collection of Postal History of Sweden 1593-1893 & The "Pavlovsk" collection of The Russian Empire, with Russian Levant and Russian Post Offices in the Far East
[Roman, J.H.] and ["Pavlovsk"] - The "J.H. Roman" collection of Postal History of Sweden 1593-1893
& The "Pavlovsk" collection of The Russian Empire, with Russian Levant and Russian Post Offices in the Far East

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 78 pages + 104 b/w plates + 10 colour plates, text in English, slight shelfwear, some corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Two superb collections. Well illustrated including 10 pages of colour plates.
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Abrams, G.M. and Janton, Henri - French Colonies Revenues (and Former Colonies Now Independent) Part V Miscellaneous and Island Colonies
Abrams, G.M. and Janton, Henri - French Colonies Revenues (and Former Colonies Now Independent)
Part V Miscellaneous and Island Colonies

Publisher: Donald L. Duston, Illinois, c1988.
Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, circa 95 pages, few tiny marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Covering Comoro Islands, Diego Suarez, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Nossi Bé, Guadeloupe, Madagascar, Martinique, New Caledonia, Réunion, St. Pierre & Miquelon, and Wallis & Futuna. Very scarce catalogue.
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Kremer, Brainerd - A Catalogue of the Revenue Stamps of France
Kremer, Brainerd - A Catalogue of the Revenue Stamps of France
Publisher: Fritz Billig, New York, 1962.
Paperback, 32 pages, text in English & French, some foxing to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Billig's Specialized Catalogues Volume 11. Illustrated with five pages of black & white plates. Very scarce.
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Waters, A.T. - Pioneer Air Posts of the Empire Parts I & II
Waters, A.T. - Pioneer Air Posts of the Empire
Parts I & II

Publisher: Stamp Collecting Ltd., London, 1934.
Paperbacks, illustrated, 40 pages, slight crease caused by folding, covers a little chipped at edges and slightly soiled, internally clean, in Good condition.
Rare pair of booklets tracing the history of British Empire Air Mails up to 1934. Issued as Supplements to "Stamp Collecting".
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