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Salmon, Michael - The Life and Work of Charles Whiting and the Beaufort House Press A Treasury Competition Winner
Salmon, Michael - The Life and Work of Charles Whiting and the Beaufort House Press
A Treasury Competition Winner

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2007.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 60 pages, slightest corner-bend else in Very Good condition.
Supplement to "The London Philatelist". Very well illustrated in colour.
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Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45 (revised edition); Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91; Volume III, Die 1, Plates 92 to 131; Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175; Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume I, Die 1, Plates 1a to 45 (revised edition); Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91; Volume III, Die 1, Plates 92 to 131; Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175; Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1972-1984.
Complete set of five volumes, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, 754 pages, with the plating gauges in pocket at front of each volume, occasional small marks and slight browning to rear covers, else in Very Good condition.
The complete five volume set. Out of print and hard to find set.
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Wiggins, W.R.D. and Tonna, G.C. - The Plating of Alphabet III PL22 to 68 & R17, together with Alphabet IV (PL50 & 51), Alphabet II (R15 & R16)
Wiggins, W.R.D. and Tonna, G.C. - The Plating of Alphabet III
PL22 to 68 & R17, together with Alphabet IV (PL50 & 51), Alphabet II (R15 & R16)

Publisher: G.C. Tonna, 1973.
Complete set of 5 volumes, paperback (pictorial card covers), spiralbound, circa 250 pages, a few occasional slight marks to the covers but contents clean, in Good condition.
The original five volume plating study of the 'Penny Red Stars'. With thousands of half-tone (black & white) illustrations of the stamps arranged by the corner letters. The standard reference on the subject, providing a visual aid to plating these stamps.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1987.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 196 pages, in Very Good condition.
This book deals with the numbers allocated to Post Offices in Scotland from 1844 onwards, and used in obliterators, double stamps and combined date and obliterating stamps down to the beginning of the twentieth century. From the 1880s until 1924, these numbers were also employed in charge and explanatory marks and in examiners' triangular stamps, all of which are surveyed here for the first time in depth. Well illustrated.
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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.
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Mackay, James A. - Sub Office Rubber Datestamps of England & Wales
Mackay, James A. - Sub Office Rubber Datestamps of England & Wales
Publisher: privately publiahed by the author, Dumfries, 1986.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 466 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very large work dealing with the rubber datestamps (or Climax daters to give them their official name) issued to minor sub-offices from the 1880s through to the 1930s. Profusely illustrated, with more than ten thousand postmarks illustrated!
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Lowe, Robson - The British Postage Stamp being the history of the nineteenth century postage stamps based on the collection presented to the Nation by Reginald M. Phillips of Brighton
Lowe, Robson - The British Postage Stamp
being the history of the nineteenth century postage stamps based on the collection presented to the Nation by Reginald M. Phillips of Brighton

Publisher: The National Postal Museum, London, 1979.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 272 pages, including 32 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
Classic work on the Queen Victoria issues of Great Britain. Very well illustrated.
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Shackleton, Tim - 1840-1990 The Penny Black Anniversary Book
Shackleton, Tim - 1840-1990 The Penny Black Anniversary Book
Publisher: Royal Mail Stamps, London, 1990.
Paperback (thin card covers), dustwrapper, illustrated, 40 pages, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Souvenir book celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Penny Black. Very well illustrated in colour. Complete with the five anniversary stamps, miniature sheet and facsimile Mulready envelope.
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Baldwin, N.C. - Great Britain Airway Letter Stamps and Services
Baldwin, N.C. - Great Britain Airway Letter Stamps and Services
Publisher: Francis J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, 1966.
Paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, slight creasing to front cover, in Good condition.
Useful booklet with Checklist of B.E.A., Cambrian Airways, etc. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1964.
Hardback, original blue cloth, dustwrapper, 327 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, a few tiny spots of foxing to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent history of Britain's overseas postal service.
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Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl - Great Britain Surface Printed Postage Stamps 1855-1883 Low Values 2d to 2s
Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl - Great Britain Surface Printed Postage Stamps 1855-1883
Low Values 2d to 2s

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2009.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 236 ages, slight warping (bend) to the covers, in Good condition.
Superb handbook. Colour illustrated.
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Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red Illustrated Guide and Catalogue
Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red
Illustrated Guide and Catalogue

Publisher: Philatelic Imprint, London, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 168 pages, slight creasing to the dustwrapper, mild signs of use, in Good condition.
Important and sought after handbook, with extensive section on the Maltese Cross cancel, plus numeral cancels, duplex cancels, cancellations unofficially used during the Maltese Cross period, Scottish Locals, unusual cancellations, used abroad, and a concluding chapter on the late use of the 1841 Penny Red.
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Oxley, G.F. - British Postal Rates to Europe, 1836-1876
Oxley, G.F. - British Postal Rates to Europe, 1836-1876
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1992.
Large paperback, illustrated, ix + 130 pages, spine slightly sunned, slight shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
Detailed and well-researched work. Scarce.
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Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
& The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2017.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, ix + 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
A major new handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Clark, Rex - Manuscript town markings on early Scottish mail
Clark, Rex - Manuscript town markings on early Scottish mail
Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2012.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 147 pages, signed dedication to the previous owner from the author, in Very Good condition.
Scottish Postal History Society Monograph No. 2. Excellent monograph based on Rex Clark's collection. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2011.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 172 pages, signed by the author, very slight corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages else in Very Good condition.
Scottish Postal History Society Monograph No. 1. Excellent monograph based on the Roy Erskine's renowned display of postal history relating to the firm of Wilsons of Bannockburn. Very well illustrated in colour. Out of print and hard to find.
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Proud, Edward B. - 1840 One Penny Black Plates
Proud, Edward B. - 1840 One Penny Black Plates
Publisher: International Postal Museum, 2015.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 392 pages, slight shelfwear, a few minor marks to the page-edges else in Very Good condition.
No. 12 of a limited edition of 100 copies only. Excellent guide to plating the Penny Black. Out of print and hard to find.
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Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1949.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages, a few very short tears to the dustwrapper, a couple of tiny spots of foxing to fore-edges, else in Very Good condition.
A nice copy of the classic plating guide providing "A detailed description of each one of the 2880 stamps and the plates from which it was printed."
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[Rosenthal, Salomon] - The Salomon Rosenthal Collection of Mexican Maritime Mail
[Rosenthal, Salomon] - The Salomon Rosenthal Collection of Mexican Maritime Mail
Publisher: Cherrystone, New York, 2008.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 140 pages, text in English, mild creasing else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of Mexican maritime postal history (1774-1879) carried by Spanish, British, French and American ships
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Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office A History
Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office
A History

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Connecticut, 1970.
Reprint, hardback, xvii + 467 pages + plates + maps, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of the scarce classic work originally published in 1948.
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