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[Hinde, William C.] - The Collection of Covers, Cancellations and Postage Stamps used during the Second Boer War 1899-1902
[Hinde, William C.] - The Collection of Covers, Cancellations and Postage Stamps used during the Second Boer War 1899-1902
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1959.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 26 pages, with a photocopy of the prices realised, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Robson Lowe Postal History Auction No. 223. Very scarce.
£20.00Quantity:

Stephens, P.M. and Erskine, R.S. - The Scots Local Namestamps 1840-1860
Stephens, P.M. and Erskine, R.S. - The Scots Local Namestamps
1840-1860

Publisher: privately published, 1994.
Large format paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, circa 200 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very thoroughly researched study which considerably revises and enlarges the Scottish Postmark Group's original handbook of 1964. This large work includes alphabetical lists of Post Offices, with type of postmark used, dates, colour, county, sorting office, etc. Plus county lists, with maps showing the Post Offices, and illustrations of covers. Out of print and hard to find.
£35.00Quantity:

Broomfield, Roger W. - The Undated Postmarks of Wales 1840 to 1860 A study of the undated namestamps of Welsh Post Offices
Broomfield, Roger W. - The Undated Postmarks of Wales 1840 to 1860
A study of the undated namestamps of Welsh Post Offices

Publisher: Welsh Philatelic Society & the Stuart Rossiter Trust, 1996.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 124 pages, some dusty marks to the upper page-edges and a few spots of foxing to the inside of the front cover, pages clean, in Good condition.
Out of print and scarce.
£13.50Quantity:

Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840
Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters
A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1990.
Large format (A4) paperback, viii + 250 pages, illustrated, page-edges very foxed and with some foxing to the first few pages, a Good working copy.
An essential guide to British pre-adhesive postage rates. Long out of print and sought after.
£40.00Quantity:

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, slight creasing to the rear cover, in 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 photo-illustrations of covers.
£7.50Quantity:

Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.
Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain
The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1951.
Small paperback, 23 pages, dusty marks to the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
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 - Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
- Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
Publisher: S.N. Beattie & Co. Ltd., Southgate, nd.
Folded card, in original printed envelope, in Very Good condition.
Very scarce.
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Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, Sidcup, 1948.
Second edition, small paperback, 19 pages, in Very Good condition.
Stamp Collectors Handbook No. 6. Scarce.
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Torrance, A.R. and Morenweiser, K. - British Empire Civil Censorship Devices World War II Section 2: United Kingdom
Torrance, A.R. and Morenweiser, K. - British Empire Civil Censorship Devices World War II
Section 2: United Kingdom

Publisher: The Civil Censorship Study Group, 1991.
First edition, large paperback, illustrated, 244 pages, slight corner-creasing, foxing to the page-edges, a Good working copy.
An important reference work.
£20.00Quantity:

[Wong, Wilson C.K.] - The China Expeditionary Force 1900-1923 The Wilson C.K. Wong Collection
[Wong, Wilson C.K.] - The China Expeditionary Force 1900-1923
The Wilson C.K. Wong Collection

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, Hong Kong, 1994.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 68 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, foot of spine rubbed with tiny amount of loss, in Good condition.
A splendid catalogue of 314 lots. The superb collection traces the postal history of the C.E.F. (the Anglo-Indian Force which took part in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion of 1900) and includes examples of the issued stamps with varieties, early mail and most of the postmarks of the Base and Field Post Offices, plus a wonderful section of stamps and postal history of the British Railway Administration of the Peking-Shanhaikwan Railway. An excellent reference catalogue, with illustrations of the Base and Field Post Office postmarks, plus many black & white plates and two colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

Birch, L. - Great Britain. The Coronation Stamp, 1937
Its Aberrations, Flaws, Abnormalities

Publisher: The Midland Stamp Co., Birmingham, no date.
Hardback, illustrated, [iv] + 36 pages + plate loosely inserted, spine slightly sunned, endpapers slightly toned, a few small ink corrections to the text, in Good condition.
A detailed work on the varieties. Scarce and sought after.
£25.00Quantity:

Bates, Alan - Directory of Stage Coach Services 1836
Bates, Alan - Directory of Stage Coach Services 1836
Publisher: Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1969.
Hardback, dustwrapper, [vi] + 160 pages + folding map, very slight signs of wear else in Very Good condition.
Useful work which might be described as the "Bradshaw" of the height of Britain's stage coach era.
£9.50Quantity:

Sampson, R.H. - The Stamps of Morocco Agencies
Sampson, R.H. - The Stamps of Morocco Agencies
Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1959.
First edition, reprinted with an additional note from "The London Philatelist", paperback (card covers), 64 pages, limited edition of 250 copies, slight wear to top and foot of spine, a few slight marks to front cover, previous owner's name inside front cover, a few small ink corrections to text, in Good condition.
Rare classic handbook.
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Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Firebrace, John - Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, 1997.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xviii + 218 pages, a little corner-creasing to the covers, few dusty marks to upper page-edges and scattered soiling to lower page-edges but internally clean, in Good condition.
Postal history of the various British military campaigns in Egypt and Sudan in the nineteenth century, based on the collection formed by John Firebrace. Very well illustrated with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910 Volume 2
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 2

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1990.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 516 pages + 8 colour plates, a couple of short tears to the dustwrapper, small dent to upper-edge of rear cover, minor signs of use, a Good reading copy.
Important reference work. Out of print and hard to find.
£50.00Quantity:

Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910 Volume 1
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 1

Publisher: Bridger & Kay, London, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, top-edge gilt, xii + 364 pages + 4 colour plates, limited edition of 700 copies, this being one of 100 unnumbered copies in standard cloth binding for review purposes, dustwrapper rubbed at corners, slight rippling of page-edges, slight bend/warping to front cover, handwritten ink annotations to margins of some pages, an acceptable working copy only.
Important reference work.
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Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Publisher: Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien E.V. Im BDPh., 1984.
Paperback, spiralbound, viii + 240 pages, bilingual text in English & German, corner-crease to front cover, slight damage to corner of front cover at foot of sspine, some pencil annotations to a few pages, in Good condition.
A useful companion to Brown & Fisher's Plating of the Penny Vols 1 to 4. Scarce.
£28.00Quantity:

Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain
Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny
A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2005.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, iv + 52 pages, dedication from the author to title-page, corners very slightly rubbed, else in Very Good condition.
The Halfpenny stamp - its development, its design, its printing, and its history. Essential for collectors of this stamp, and with much of interest for all collectors of Victorian Line-Engraved stamps.
£13.50Quantity:

Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900 An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates
Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900
An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1970.
Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, 81 pages, front cover slightly rubbed, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971 A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps
Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971
A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps

Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 1993.
Large (A4) paperback, 74 pages, a review of the book has been pasted inside the front cover, very slight bend to the covers, else in Very Good condition.
An excellent study. Well illustrated.
£15.00Quantity:

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