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Redgrove, H. Stanley - The Air Mails of the British Isles The Story of their Development from the Venture of the Great Western Railway in 1933 to the Outbreak of the War with Germany
Redgrove, H. Stanley - The Air Mails of the British Isles
The Story of their Development from the Venture of the Great Western Railway in 1933 to the Outbreak of the War with Germany

Publisher: privately published, 1940.
Hardback, x + 150 pages + 4 plates, illustrated, with corrigenda loosely inserted, Foreword by Sir William Lindsay Everard, M.P., with the original glassine dustwrapper still present, endpapers a little browned, in Very Good condition.
Classic handbook on the early years of British Inland Air Mails. Rare.
£65.00Quantity:

Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues
Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain
Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1967.
Third edition, revised & enlarged, hardback, dustwrapper, 336 pages + illustrations, mild marks to dustwrapper spine, obvious spine-lean, pages clean, in Good condition.
Last and best edition of this essential handbook for the GB line-engraved specialist.
£30.00Quantity:

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume I Die 1, Plates 1b to 45
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume I Die 1, Plates 1b to 45

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1972.
First edition, card covers, spiralbound, v + 156 pages, with the plating gauge and the Fisher Alphabet Comparator in pocket at front, corrigenda & addenda page loosely inserted, mild dusty marks to page-edges, slight chip to edge of rear cover, a few pen corrections to text, a Good working copy.
First in the five volume series. Long out of print and very sought after.
£35.00Quantity:

Vandervelde, V. Denis - The bombardment of Acre, 1840 A study in postal history
Vandervelde, V. Denis - The bombardment of Acre, 1840
A study in postal history

Publisher: Holyland Philatelic Society, 2010.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 20 pages, tiny mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Interesting study of the bombardment of Acre (now Akko in Northern Israel) by the British Navy during the Egyptian-Ottoman War. Illustrated in colour.
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Holyoake, Alan - Die Erste Briefmarke der Welt
Holyoake, Alan - Die Erste Briefmarke der Welt
Publisher: privately published, 2014.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 144 pages, text in German, signed by the author, in Very Good condition.
Superb brochure/book issued to accompany Alan Holyoake's display showing the introduction and development of the Penny Black. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
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Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain 1660-1939
Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain
1660-1939

Publisher: Revenue Society of Great Britain, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 124 pages, corner-creasing and some shelfwear to the covers, a few pencil annotations to pages, in Good condition.
Excellent work on a topic not much covered elsewhere. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
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[Giamporcaro, Tito] - The Tito Giamporcaro Collection of Great Britain
[Giamporcaro, Tito] - The Tito Giamporcaro Collection of Great Britain's Mulreadys and their Caricatures and British Printed and Hand-Illustrated Envelopes
Publisher: Robert A. Siegel, New York, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 93 pages, slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue. Well illustrated. Scarce.
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Nissen, Charles - The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Nissen, Charles - The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, London, 1921.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 15 pages, tiny tear to spine, covers rather creased, pages fine, in Good condition.
Scarce booklet issued as a Supplement to the Report of the Eighth Philatelic Congress of Great Britain.
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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, some foxing and creasing to covers but contents clean, a Good working set.
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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Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Plating of Alphabet II Plates 1 to 21, AA to TL
Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Plating of Alphabet II
Plates 1 to 21, AA to TL

Publisher: G.C. Tonna on behalf of Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1974.
Card covers, spiralbound, circa 96 pages, with Addenda & Corrigenda slip, some foxing to the covers and first and last pages, top of spine knocked with consequent creasing to the covers and some pages, contents sound and clean, in Fair to Good condition. A Good working copy.
Very scarce plating guide.
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Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 2
Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland
Volume 2

Publisher: Mike Jackson Publications, 2008.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 178 pages, in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive reference, profusely illustrated. This second volume includes details from over one hundred post towns arranged alphabetically from M to Y.
£60.00Quantity:

Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 1
Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland
Volume 1

Publisher: Mike Jackson Publications, 2006.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 181 pages, in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive reference, profusely illustrated. This first volume includes details from over one hundred post towns arranged alphabetically from A to L.
£60.00Quantity:

Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding
Hoggarth, Norman and Gwynn, Robin - Maritime Disaster Mail
A study of mail salvaged from maritime disasters, as casualties of war, collisions, fires, shipwrecks and stranding

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2003.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 352 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook. Out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918
Mark, Graham (editor) - Imperial & Foreign Mails
Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1997.
Large format hardback, illustrated, iii + 91 pages, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of an internal Post Office Memorandum which includes a list of Mails Lost at Sea during the War. With additional information and numerous illustrations of covers added by the editor to the original text.
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Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962
Hocking, Charles - Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam
Including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962

Publisher: The London Stamp Exchange Ltd., London, 1990.
Reprint, large hardback, dustwrapper, 779 pages, slight wear to edges of dustwrapper, ink stamp of previous owner to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the important reference work originally published in 1969.
£45.00Quantity:

Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 289 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
The first comprehensive account of this subject, greatly expanding the available information on Australasian maritime wrecks and accidents. Full details are provided of the circumstances of the wrecks, the subsequent handling of the salvaged mail and the markings applied, from the earliest known wreck mail in 1622 up to 1993.
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Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2003.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 190 pages + appendices, with separate pricing guide loosely inserted, very slight hint of spine-lean and minor bend to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
Important reference work which lists all the known crashes, interruptions and forced landings of Imperial Airways and its predecessor airlines. Includes many previously unrecorded crashes and cachets. Very well illustrated.
£35.00Quantity:

 - Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe Nos. 82-102, 107-118
- Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe
Nos. 82-102, 107-118

Publisher: ForGe Grossbritannien e.V., Germany, 1990-95, 1997-99.
Hardback, large (A4) format, 33 issues bound in six volumes, blue cloth gilt, missing Nos. 103-106 (1995-96), with the 1999 Library Index (107pp) bound in, text in German, slight sunning to spines and a little to the front cover of the last volume, small mark to upper-edges of one volume, else in Very Good condition.
An excellent journal with high quality articles on British stamps and postal history. Well illustrated.
£45.00Quantity:

[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 99 pages, prices realised, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of mainly Second World War postal history. The 725 lots cover a very wide range, both geographically and by subject, and include Air Letters and Airgraphs, Censored Mails, PoW Mails, Undercover Addresses, etc. Very well illustrated with 24 pages of colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

Charnley, Bob - The Western Isles: A Postcard Tour 1. Barra to North Uist
Charnley, Bob - The Western Isles: A Postcard Tour
1. Barra to North Uist

Publisher: Maclean Press, Skye, 1992.
Paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, previous owner's name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated.
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