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Kronstein, Dr. Max - Rocket Mail Flights of the World to 1986
Kronstein, Dr. Max - Rocket Mail Flights of the World to 1986
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1986.
Hardback, illustrated, 191 pages, spine & covers slightly rubbed at extremities else in Very Good condition.
A detailed handbook. Scarce.
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Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry
Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue
and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., 1955.
Second revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 68 pages, publisher's label to front cover, slight corner-bend, else in Very Good condition.
Billig's Specialized Catalogues Volume 8. Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail Volume 2
Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail
Volume 2

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 2009.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxvi + 574 pages + cd-rom in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook on maritime rates and postal markings. This second volume covers the mails between the US and Hamburg, Belgium, Netherlands, North German Confederation and Switzerland.
£75.00Quantity:

Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail Volume 1
Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail
Volume 1

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 2006.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 482 pages + cd-rom in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook on maritime rates and postal markings. This first volume covers the mails of the first contracts between the US and Bremen, Prussia, Great Britain and France. Out of print and scarce.
£150.00Quantity:

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:

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

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Montana, 1997.
First edition, large format hardback, illustrated, v + 315 pages, in VG condition.
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.
£27.00Quantity:

Bouvet, Dr P. - Les Commandes de Timbres Étrangers à la Monnaie de Paris Grèce (1860-61), Roumanie (1872), Guatémala (1867-68)
Bouvet, Dr P. - Les Commandes de Timbres Étrangers à la Monnaie de Paris
Grèce (1860-61), Roumanie (1872), Guatémala (1867-68)

Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, 1948.
Paperback, 48 pages + plates, text in French, pages toned else in Very Good condition.
Scarce book.
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Winter, Richard F. - The Richard F. Winter Collection of U.S.-France Mails by Steamship: 1838 to General Postal Union
A Society of Postal Historians Special Issue

Publisher: Society of Postal Historians, c.1998.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 128 pages, in Very Good condition.
Dick Winter's Large Gold Medal display is reproduced here in black & white, providing the student of transatlantic mails with practically everything they might need to know about postal communications between the two countries in the period covered.
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Patton, Donald Scott - The Private Local Posts of the United States Volume I New York State
Patton, Donald Scott - The Private Local Posts of the United States
Volume I New York State

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1967.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 350 pages, a couple of short tears and minor creases to the dustwrapper, page-edges very slightly dust-marked, a tiny nick to the edge of one page, else a Very Good copy in Good dustwrapper.
"A study of the history, the adhesive stamps, with their reprints and forgeries". A fine work, well illustrated in black & white and with two colour plates. Still the best handbook on the subject.
£30.00Quantity:

[Harper, Drs. Joan & Gordon] - The Dr. Harper Collections of British Honduras & British P.O.s Abroad
[Harper, Drs. Joan & Gordon] - The Dr. Harper Collections of British Honduras & British P.O.s Abroad
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 56 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Dumont, G.A.L. - Panama (République indépendante) Essai sur ses Timbres-Poste Surchargés (1903-1908)
Dumont, G.A.L. - Panama (République indépendante)
Essai sur ses Timbres-Poste Surchargés (1903-1908)

Publisher: Maison M. Poulot, Paris, nd [circa 1931].
Reprinted from Bulletin des Philatélistes, paperback, illustrated, 22 pages, text in French, slight wear to the covers, some corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Rare.
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Heydon, F.E. - The Postage Stamps of Panama A Specialized Study of the Stamps of a Most Interesting Country
Heydon, F.E. - The Postage Stamps of Panama
A Specialized Study of the Stamps of a Most Interesting Country

Publisher: Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., USA, nd [circa 1924].
[Mekeel's] Booklet No. 44, paperback, illustrated, 62 pages, slight wear to top and bottom of spine, some creasing to corners of covers and some pages, in Good condition.
Very scarce work.
£25.00Quantity:

Harland, H.H. - Costa Rica A Minor Plate Study
Harland, H.H. - Costa Rica
A Minor Plate Study

Publisher: privately published, Croydon, 1915.
Small paperback, illustrated, 11 pages, small amount of loss to surface of front cover probably where a label has been removed, slightest corner-crease, tiny ink mark to title-page, in Good condition.
Rare early work on Costa Rica - only 100 copies were printed. Illustrated in black & white.
£30.00Quantity:

Phillips, Charles J. - The Stamps of Paraguay
Phillips, Charles J. - The Stamps of Paraguay
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1912.
Hardback, original blue cloth with gilt decoration, illustrated, viii + 144 pages, some marks/foxing to the endpapers, in Good condition.
Rare early handbook on the postage stamps of Paraguay. With chapters on each of the issues, including the various provisionals, telegraph stamps used for postage, official stamps etc. Well illustrated, including good illustrations of the provisional surcharges. A classic handbook - the first to be published on the philately of Paraguay.
£40.00Quantity:

Ishikawa, Ryohei - The United States Stamp 1847-1869
Ishikawa, Ryohei - The United States Stamp 1847-1869
Publisher: privately published, 1981.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, circa 150 pages, slight signs of wear and minor soiling to the dustwrapper, edges very slightly dust-marked, internally fine, in Good condition.
Colour record of many of the exceptional stamps and covers in perhaps the greatest ever collection of classic USA.
£75.00Quantity:

Collin, Henry and Calman, Henry L. - Catalogue of the Stamps, Envelopes and Wrappers of the United States of America and of the Confederate States of America
Collin, Henry and Calman, Henry L. - Catalogue of the Stamps, Envelopes and Wrappers of the United States of America and of the Confederate States of America
Publisher: Scott Stamp & Coin Co., New York, 1900.
Hardback, illustrated, (iv) + 206 pages, bottom corner of front cover rubbed, front cover rubbed/mottled around margins with slight loss to surface, minor wear to rear cover, binding tight and pages crisp and clean, in Good condition.
Rare early work.
£85.00Quantity:

[Pietsch, Charles J.] - The Charles J. Pietsch III Collection of Important Hawaiian Stamps and Postal History
[Pietsch, Charles J.] - The Charles J. Pietsch III Collection of Important Hawaiian Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: Shreves, New York, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 318 pages, creasing to fore-edge of front cover and first page else in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of the celebrated Pietsch collection. 915 lots including early stampless covers, 'Missionaries', superb Numerals, provisional overprints, unique dies of the Kahului Railroad Issue, Revenues, etc. A major collection featuring key pieces from many famous collections such as Burrus, Crocker, Ferrary, Caspary, and Ishikawa. Well illustrated, in full colour.
£15.00Quantity:

[Eitner, Klaus] - Classic Peru The Klaus Eitner Collection
[Eitner, Klaus] - Classic Peru
The Klaus Eitner Collection

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2009.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, x + 86 pages, illustrated in colour, text in English, with prices realised, very mild wear to dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of the magnificent collection of classic Peru formed by Klaus Eitner. The 257 lots feature pre-adhesives, a wonderful section of Pacific Steam Navigation Company, all the classic issues, multiples and covers. Includes an illustrated article by Wolfgang Maassen and Karl Louis: "Lecoq" - on the trail of the most unusual printing machine in the world.
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García-Lomas, José Ignacio - Reseña Inventario de Marcas, Sellos, Pruebas y Enteros Postales de Puerto Rico (Como Dependencia Postal Española)
García-Lomas, José Ignacio - Reseña Inventario de Marcas, Sellos, Pruebas y Enteros Postales de Puerto Rico
(Como Dependencia Postal Española)

Publisher: Hobby, Madrid, 1977.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 255 pages, text in Spanish, dustwrapper chipped at edges with loss of tiny fragments, obvious spine-lean, a Good working copy.
Important handbook. Very well illustrated in black & white.
£60.00Quantity:

Goodman, Roland A. (Editor) - Guatemala The Postal History and Philately, Volume I
Goodman, Roland A. (Editor) - Guatemala
The Postal History and Philately, Volume I

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1969.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, colour frontispiece, vii + 270 pages + postmark illustrations + map in pocket at end, dustwrapper a little soiled and with a few very short tears, a few slight dusty marks, contents clean, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook covering the Postal History and Stamps to Mid-1902, Post Offices and Postal Rates, and Postal Markings.
£60.00Quantity:

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