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Migeo, Marcel - Saint-Exupéry A Biography
Migeo, Marcel - Saint-Exupéry
A Biography

Publisher: Macdonald & Co., London, 1961.
First U.K. edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 335 pages + plates, dustwrapper chipped at top of spine and with one or two short tears, top-edges very slightly dusty, in Good+ condition.
Classic biography of the French aviator. [Non-philatelic]
£12.50Quantity:

Taragni, Sandro - Milano e i Milanesi nella Storia del Volo/Milan and the Milanese in the History of Flight 1784-1914 la storia attraverso i documenti/history through documents
Taragni, Sandro - Milano e i Milanesi nella Storia del Volo/Milan and the Milanese in the History of Flight 1784-1914
la storia attraverso i documenti/history through documents

Publisher: Vaccari, 1993.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 142 pages, bilingual text in Italian & English, in Very Good condition.
Beautifully illustrated with postcards, leaflets and other documents related to the history of flight in Milan. [Non-philatelic]
£20.00Quantity:

Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1907.
First edition, two volumes, hardback, original green cloth, frontispiece + xix + 358 pages, frontispiece + xiii + 332 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, Vol. 2 a little rubbed to spine and with slight foxing to preliminaries, edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.
A classic history of the mail coach days. Well illustrated. Scarce.
£90.00Quantity:

 - P. & O. and the Eastern Mail Service
- P. & O. and the Eastern Mail Service
Publisher: P & O, nd [circa 1929].
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 18 pages, in Very Good condition.
Brochure outlining the history of P & O's connection with the Eastern Mail Service. No publishing details, but probably published by P & O in about 1929. Well illustrated in black & white. Rare.
£30.00Quantity:

Milberry, Larry - Air Transport in Canada Volume 1
Milberry, Larry - Air Transport in Canada
Volume 1

Publisher: CANAV Books, Toronto, 1997.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 464 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very large work, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. This authoritative book covers the history of Canadian commercial aviation from the earliest days through to the 1950s-60s. [Non-philatelic]
£30.00Quantity:

Krupnick, Jon E. - Pan American
Krupnick, Jon E. - Pan American's Pacific Pioneers
The Rest of the Story, A Pictorial History of Pan Am's Pacific First Flights 1935-1946

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Montana, 2000.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 696 pages, one or two tiny tears to edges of the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
This huge work traces the development of air mail and passenger services across the Pacific from the building of the island bases at Wake and Midway in 1935 to the last Pacific Clipper flight in April of 1946 when Pan Am's flying boat era came to an end. Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs of flown covers, brochures, time tables, etc.
£38.00Quantity:

Robinson, P.E. - Another Look at Early Siberian Postcards
Robinson, P.E. - Another Look at Early Siberian Postcards
Publisher: privately published by the author, 2001.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 50 pages, in Very Good condition.
A further selection of postcards from the author's collection.
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Robinson, P.E. - The Great Siberian Way An Early Trans-Siberian Postcard Series
Robinson, P.E. - The Great Siberian Way
An Early Trans-Siberian Postcard Series

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2002.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 32 pages, in Very Good condition.
Describes and illustrates postcards in the "Great Siberian Way" series.
£8.50Quantity:

Westland, John - The Concise Catalogue of Embroidered Silk Postcards
Westland, John - The Concise Catalogue of Embroidered Silk Postcards
Publisher: Suffolk Nostalgia, Woodbridge, 1994.
Paperback, 88 pages + 16 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
A detailed catalogue of these popular First World War postcards. With sections on Named Ships, Military Badges, Photo Insets, Publishers, etc. Priced, and with sixteen pages of colour photographs.
£12.50Quantity:

Lassalle, E.J. - Les 100 Premiers Aviateurs Brevetés au Monde et la Naissance de l
Lassalle, E.J. - Les 100 Premiers Aviateurs Brevetés au Monde et la Naissance de l'Aviation
Publisher: Nauticaero, Paris, nd [1962].
Paperback, illustrated, 160 pages, text in French, slight corner-crease to front cover, in Good condition.
Biographies of the world'd first one hundred licensed pilots. Illustrated in black & white. Non-philatelic.
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 - A Chart of the Western Coast of Africa, from the twelfth degree of Latitude North to the eleventh degree South, with the adjacent Islands. Drawn from the French Chart of the Western Ocean published in 1738, by order of the Count de Maurepas
- A Chart of the Western Coast of Africa, from the twelfth degree of Latitude North to the eleventh degree South, with the adjacent Islands. Drawn from the French Chart of the Western Ocean published in 1738, by order of the Count de Maurepas
Publisher: Barbot, Smith & Marchaise, nd [circa 1750s].
9¾" x 7¾", hand coloured, upper border cropped a little tight, surface rubbed in a tiny spot at top left corner, in Good condition.
Rare early hand coloured map of West Africa.
£30.00Quantity:

 - A New Map of Africa from the best Authorities
- A New Map of Africa
from the best Authorities

Publisher: Cadell & Davies, London, 1797.
9¾" x 8½", a little toning, in Very Good condition.
Rare early map of Africa.
£30.00Quantity:

 - Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of Togoland under British Mandate for the year 1929
- Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of Togoland under British Mandate
for the year 1929

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1930.
Paperback, 78 pages + large folding map, small inscription to front cover, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.
Scarce official report. [Non-philatelic].
£12.00Quantity:

 - Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of the Cameroons under British Mandate for the year 1936
- Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of the Cameroons under British Mandate
for the year 1936

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1937.
Paperback, 158 pages + folding tables + large folding colour map, a couple of short tears to edge of map, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce official report. [Non-philatelic].
£12.00Quantity:

McInnes, Ian and Fraser, Mark - Ashanti 1895-96
McInnes, Ian and Fraser, Mark - Ashanti 1895-96
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1987.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 145 pages, one or two tiny blemishes else in Very Good condition.
A roll of British and West Indian recipients of the Ashanti Star including many details of other medals earned, previous and subsequent service, with diaries, photographs and other previously unpublished material. (Non-philatelic).
£7.50Quantity:

Cooke, Sholto - The Maiden City and the Western Ocean A History of the Shipping Trade between Londonderry and North America in the Nineteenth Century
Cooke, Sholto - The Maiden City and the Western Ocean
A History of the Shipping Trade between Londonderry and North America in the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: Morris & Co., Dublin, nd [circa 1961].
Hardback, illustrated, 223 pages + plates, page-edges a little tanned else in Very Good condition.
Non-philatelic but with much useful background history of North Atlantic shipping.
£20.00Quantity:

 - Neunzig Jahre Hamburg-Amerika Linie 1847-1937
- Neunzig Jahre Hamburg-Amerika Linie
1847-1937

Publisher: Hamburg-Amerika Linie, 1937.
Hardback, illustrated, 48 pages + fold-out map, text in German, slight wear at top of spine, previous owner's gift dedication to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Scarce history of the shipping company published to commemorate its 90th anniversary. Very well illustrated with fine black & white photos of ships, etc.[Non-philatelic].
£24.00Quantity:

 - Anglo-Boer War Centenary Sale
- Anglo-Boer War Centenary Sale
Publisher: Stephan Welz & Co./Sotheby's, Johannesburg, 1999.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 115 pages, some slight shelfwear, slight corner-crease, pages clean, in Good condition.
Catalogue featuring Books, Postage Stamps & Postal History, Commemorative Porcelain, Prisoner-of-War Work, Pictures & Prints, Photographs, Coins & Banknotes, Decorations & Medals. Well illustrated with black & white and colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

[Griffith, Kenneth] - The Kenneth Griffith Anglo-Boer War Collection and Library
[Griffith, Kenneth] - The Kenneth Griffith Anglo-Boer War Collection and Library
Publisher: Argyll Etkin, London, 2006.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 69 pages + colour plates, slight creasing to edge of rear cover and tops of a few pages, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of the final portions of the famous collection formed by the late Ken Griffith. This catalogue features a small number of postal history items (the main philatelic collections having already been auctioned), followed by the amazing collection of historical artefacts and books relating to the Boer War, including maps, diaries, photographs, bronzes, paintings, etc. Well illustrated in black & white and with sixteen pages of colour plates.
£15.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2006.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 302 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
A large, well illustrated book. Mainly non-philatelic but with much useful background history for postal historians.
£36.00Quantity:

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