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 - [Gold Coast] The Post Office Handbook Regulations made by the Postmaster-General under section 52 of the Post Office Ordinance (Cap.198)
- [Gold Coast] The Post Office Handbook
Regulations made by the Postmaster-General under section 52 of the Post Office Ordinance (Cap.198)

Publisher: no publishing details stated, circa 1936-40.
Paperback, no covers, 45 pages, in Very Good condition.
Much useful postal information. Rare.
£15.00Quantity:

 - Nigeria Post Office Guide 1930
- Nigeria Post Office Guide 1930
Publisher: Nigeria Posts and Telegraphs Department, Lagos, 1930.
Paperback, original grey paper covers, xii + 184 pages, two pages of updated rates (1935 & 1944) pasted in, small amount of loss from foot of spine, some creasing to the covers, ink inscription and stamp to corner of front cover, in Good condition.
Rare.
£36.00Quantity:

Hibbert, Edward - St. Helena Postal History and Stamps
Hibbert, Edward - St. Helena Postal History and Stamps
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1979.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 200 pages, covers slightly warped and binding cocked (spine-lean), but internally fine. A Good working copy.
The classic handbook covering all aspects of St. Helena's postal history and stamps. The handstamps, cancels, and Boer War censor marks are illustrated and classified, and all the stamps are fully described up to 1971. Very well illustrated including some colour.
£28.00Quantity:

Farmer, H.V. - Seychelles Postage Stamps & Postal History
Farmer, H.V. - Seychelles Postage Stamps & Postal History
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1955.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 123 pages + plates, dustwrapper a little soiled and with one or two very short tears, corner of one page torn away (not affecting the text), a little page toning, in Good condition..
The essential handbook for collectors of the Seychelles. Includes the early days of the "B64" cancellation used on the stamps of Mauritius, the classic postage stamps, the various Provisional issues, and the Edwardian and Georgian stamps; plus the cancellations, establishment of the Rural Posts, the French Mailboats, Postal Stationery, and Postage Dues. Well illustrated with black & white plates. The classic handbook. Long out-of-print and difficult to find.
£25.00Quantity:

Armstrong, D.B. - The Postage Stamps of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
Armstrong, D.B. - The Postage Stamps of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
Publisher: Bright & Sons, London, 1912.
Paperback, illustrated, 72 pages + folding map + xv publisher's advertisements, spine lightly rubbed, a few blemishes to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce early handbook.
£20.00Quantity:

 - Specialized Collection of British Columbia and Vancouver Island
- Specialized Collection of British Columbia and Vancouver Island
Publisher: Harmers, San Francisco, 1980.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 26 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Illustrated with ten pages of black & white plates. Scarce catalogue.
£7.50Quantity:

["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part VIII
["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part VIII
Publisher: Spink, London, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 77 pages, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

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[O'Connell, Bill] - The Bill O'Connell Collection of Rhodesian 'Double Heads', 'Admirals' & Postmarks
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated.
£9.50Quantity:

Virk, D.S. - Indian Postal History 1873-1923 Gleanings from Post Office Records
Virk, D.S. - Indian Postal History 1873-1923
Gleanings from Post Office Records

Publisher: The Army Postal Service Association, New Delhi, 1991.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 202 pages, dustwrapper a little sunned to spine and with one or two very short tears, few dusty marks to top-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated with postmark illustrations. Scarce.
£40.00Quantity:

Gould, Robert W. and Proud, Edward B. - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol III 1927-1963
Gould, Robert W. and Proud, Edward B. - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol III
1927-1963

Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co., 1982.
Hardback, illustrated, 531 pages, spine slightly sunned, binding slightly shaken, foxing to the page-edges and to the first and last pages else internally clean, a Good working copy only.
The third and final volume in this series by Ted Proud on the postal history and postmarks of the British army. This volume covers the years 1927 to 1963, and consequently is largely concerned with the Second World War. An excellent handbook, drawing on original documents, very well illustrated with postcards and hundreds of postmark illustrations, and with valuations throughout. A must have book for military postal historians and particularly World War II collectors. Out-of-print, scarce and much sought-after.
£40.00Quantity:

Minns, John - British East Africa The Stamps and Postal Stationery
Minns, John - British East Africa
The Stamps and Postal Stationery

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1981.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 134 pages + colour plates, No. 403 of a limited edition of 500 copies, tiniest hint of spine-lean, dustwrapper a little toned, else in Very Good condition.
A fine handbook.
£35.00Quantity:

Drysdall, Alan R. - The Nyasaland-Rhodesia Field Force 1914-18 A Postal History
Drysdall, Alan R. - The Nyasaland-Rhodesia Field Force 1914-18
A Postal History

Publisher: privately published, 1986.
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, viii + 140 pages + fold-out tables, title-label fixed to spine by the previous owner, slight corner-creasing, minor wear to top of spine, in Good condition.
A wonderfully comprehensive, detailed postal history of the Nyasaland - Rhodesia Field Force in the East African Campaign of World War One. All aspects are covered including the stamps used, the overprints, postal stationery, and the postal markings. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs of covers.
£20.00Quantity:

Stroud, Richard - Ceylon - The Camps for Boer Prisoners of War 1900 to 1902 Their Postal History
Stroud, Richard - Ceylon - The Camps for Boer Prisoners of War 1900 to 1902
Their Postal History

Publisher: The Anglo-Boer War Philatelic Society, 1989.
Paperback, illustrated, circa 112 pages, mild toning to the clear plastic front cover, title-label fixed to spine by the previous owner, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook on Censor Seals, Censor Marks, Postal Markings, etc.
£20.00Quantity:

Maddocks, R.J. and Bratzel, M.P. - The Postmarks and Postal History of the Cameroons under British Administration 1916-1961
Maddocks, R.J. and Bratzel, M.P. - The Postmarks and Postal History of the Cameroons under British Administration 1916-1961
Publisher: privately published, 1994.
Paperback, illustrated, viii + 136 pages, covers a little rubbed, label with title fixed to spine by the previous owner, in Good condition.
Detailed, well illustrated handbook. Scarce.
£14.50Quantity:

Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of British Honduras
Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of British Honduras
Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co., 1999.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 352 pages, some dusty marks/foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper, a few small marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in 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.
£19.50Quantity:

[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia
[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps
Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia

Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co., London, 1938.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, with the prices realised, rusty staples, slight damage to top of spine, ink inscription to the cover, rippling to lower margins of pages, some prices written in ink in the margins, in Fair to Good condition only.
Rare catalogue of important Ceylon, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India and States, Labuan, North Borneo, Straits Settlements, etc.
£12.00Quantity:

Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3 The Union Castle Ocean Post Office
Cattell, P. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 3
The Union Castle Ocean Post Office

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date (circa 1983).
Hardback, illustrated, 153 pages, spine sunned, a little scattered foxing to page-edges and to preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, in Good condition.
Third volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. This volume covers the Union Castle Line service from Southampton to Cape Town. Well illustrated with postmark illustrations, and photographs of the ships and covers.
£20.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2 The P&O Lines to the Far East
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 2
The P&O Lines to the Far East

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, no date [circa 1982].
Hardback, illustrated, 224 pages, ex-library mark to spine and remnants of where a label has been removed to front free-endpaper, some foxing to page-edges and a little to the preliminary pages, otherwise internally clean, a Good working copy only.
The scarce volume in the excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£40.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1 The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914
Kirk, R. - British Maritime Postal History, Vol. 1
The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 1981.
Hardback, illustrated, 166 pages, spine slightly sunned, covers slightly rubbed and a little marked, page-edges slightly dust-marked, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The rare first volume in Ted Proud's excellent series on British Maritime Postal History. Based on the P&O Nautical Records at Greenwich this handbook lists in intricate detail the ships, their routes and dates of each voyage.
£50.00Quantity:

Virk, Brig. D.S. - Indian Army Post Offices in the Second World War
Virk, Brig. D.S. - Indian Army Post Offices in the Second World War
Publisher: Army Postal Service Association, New Delhi, 1982.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 362 pages, illustrated with maps, dustwrapper in Poor condition with several tears and some loss, cracking to front inner-hinge, binding shaken, a Good working copy.
Describes in detail the service rendered by the APOs in each theatre of War where Indian troops were employed during World War II.
£28.00Quantity:

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