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Kesselstatt, Franz E. Graf - Die Tunispäckchenmarke und die Palmenstempel des DAK
Kesselstatt, Franz E. Graf - Die Tunispäckchenmarke und die Palmenstempel des DAK
Publisher: ArGe Neues Handbuch der Briefmarkenkunde, 1978.
Paperback, illustrated, 56 pages, text in German, slight wear, in Good condition.
Detailed handbook on the Africa Corps Tunis parcel stamp and feldpost stamp.
£12.00Quantity:

[Leibowitz, Eli S.] - The Eli S. Leibowitz Gambia
[Leibowitz, Eli S.] - The Eli S. Leibowitz Gambia
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2016.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, with prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

[Weldhen, Leonard F.] - The Leonard F. Weldhen Collection of Gambia
[Weldhen, Leonard F.] - The Leonard F. Weldhen Collection of Gambia
Publisher: Bonhams, London, 2002.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 58 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Ward, Gordon - The Springbok Halfpenny of South Africa
Ward, Gordon - The Springbok Halfpenny of South Africa
Publisher: H.E. Wingfield & Co., London, no date [circa 1956].
Hardback, privately bound in red cloth, illustrated, 46 pages, ex Junior/National Philatelic Society with small library marks at front, few pencil notes to page margins, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce handbook.
£25.00Quantity:

Sanford, Oliver R. and van Ingen, Klass - The Ship Penny
Sanford, Oliver R. and van Ingen, Klass - The Ship Penny
Publisher: California Collectors Club, San Francisco, 1984.
Paperback, illustrated, 77 pages, ex National Philatelic Society with small library marks at front, slight signs of use, in Good condition.
Very scarce handbook.
£25.00Quantity:

Ward, Gordon - The Ship Penny of South Africa
Ward, Gordon - The Ship Penny of South Africa
Publisher: C.E. Sherwood, no date [circa 1955].
Paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, ex National Philatelic Society with small library marks at front, previous owner's address label also at front, few tiny tears repaired to front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce and sought after handbook.
£12.00Quantity:

Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of Gold Coast
Proud, E.B. - The Postal History of Gold Coast
Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co., 1995.
First edition, hardback, 528 pages + colour plates, no dustwrapper else in Very 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. Includes a chapter on Togo under British Administration 1914-120. Very well illustrated with postmark illustrations, maps, photographs etc. and with eight pages of colour plates.
£28.00Quantity:

Coster, Graham - Corsairville The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat
Coster, Graham - Corsairville
The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat

Publisher: Viking, 2000.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 276 pages + plates, some dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The story of the crash of Imperial Airways flying boat "Corsair" in the Belgian Congo in 1939. [Non-philatelic]
£4.50Quantity:

[Payne, Reverend Eric] - Ethiopia, The Reverend Eric Payne Collection Tibet, The "Everest" Collection
[Payne, Reverend Eric] - Ethiopia, The Reverend Eric Payne Collection
Tibet, The "Everest" Collection

Publisher: Harmers, London, 1995.
Auction catalogue, large format paperback, 88 pages, with the prices realised, slightest corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Auction catalogue of 349 lots, including Rev. Payne's Gold Medal collection of Ethiopia (120 lots, including the Abyssinia Campaign of 1868 and the Italian Campaigns); 12 lots of Nepal; and the 'Everest' collection of Tibet (217 lots, including the native stamp issues and postal history). Well illustrated in black & white throughout, plus 7 pages of colour plates.
£10.00Quantity:

Grobe, Hans - Deutsche Kolonien-Vorläufer Spezial-Katalog
Grobe, Hans - Deutsche Kolonien-Vorläufer
Spezial-Katalog

Publisher: privately published, Hannover, 1973.
Paperback, illustrated, 147 pages, text in German, some shelfwear, ex NPS library with small library marks inside front cover and slight marks to title-page, in Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of German colonial "forerunners". Illustrating the cancellations used in the German colonies and by German Post Offices abroad, and listing the stamps on which they were used, dates, and valuations (the prices are of course long out of date but still of use as a measure of scarcity). Illustrated in black & white.
£7.50Quantity:

Payne, Rev. Eric - Ethiopian Fiscals and Fournier Forgeries
Payne, Rev. Eric - Ethiopian Fiscals and Fournier Forgeries
Publisher: Philip Cockrill, 1982.
Paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, spine and corners reinforced with bookbinder's tape, pages fine, in Good condition.
The sixth booklet in Philip Cockrill's series on the philately of Ethiopia. The first 8 pages deal with Ethiopia's fiscal stamps, which for a long time consisted of the definitive stamps with a special handstamp or overprint. The remainder of the booklet covers Francois Fournier's "facsimiles" of early Ethiopian stamps, handstamps and postmarks, with detailed notes on how to distinguish the forgeries from the genuine stamps. Well illustrated in black & white.
£8.50Quantity:

Cockrill, Philip - Liberia, Forgeries of the First Issues 1860-1880
Cockrill, Philip - Liberia, Forgeries of the First Issues
1860-1880

Publisher: privately published by the author, nd [circa 1980s].
Paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, toning to outer margins of front cover, spine and corners reinforced with bookbinder's tape, pages fine, in Good condition.
Useful, detailed forgery guide describing the characteristics of the genuine and forged classic issues of Liberia, in particular the forgeries produced by Fournier. Well illustrated in black & white.
£8.50Quantity:

Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps Part VI Norway through St. Christopher
Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps
Part VI Norway through St. Christopher

Publisher: The Manuka-Ainslie Press, Australia, nd (circa 1970s).
Reprint of the third edition (originally published in 1906), paperback, illustrated, [21] + 156 pages, spine and covers a little rubbed, slight corner-crease to front cover, dent/crease to corner at top of spine, previous owner's name inside front cover, minor foxing to top-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint of the most comprehensive edition of this classic work. Includes Nova Scotia, Oldenburg, Pacific Steam Navigation Company, Persia, Philippines, Roumania, etc.
£10.00Quantity:

Firebrace, J.A. - Great Britain Stamps of 1942 Overprinted "M.E.F."
Firebrace, J.A. - Great Britain Stamps of 1942 Overprinted "M.E.F."
Publisher: Regent Stamp Co. [Robson Lowe], London, nd [circa 1955].
Paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, tiny short tear to top of spine, rather creased, a Good reading copy.
Originally published as a series of articles in The Philatelist, and reprinted here as this very scarce monograph. A very interesting study of the Great Britain George VI stamps overprinted 'M.E.F.' (Middle East Forces) and used in Italian Somaliland and Eritrea. Includes sections on the various printings, the postmarks, censor marks, and even Air Mails and forgeries. Well illustrated throughout.
£8.50Quantity:

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, ex NPS Library with small library stamp inside front cover and to verso of title-page, tiny corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, 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 (in black & white and some colour) with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

Hagger, S.J. - The Stamps of the Union of South Africa 1910-1961 Handbook-Catalogue, Definitive Edition
Hagger, S.J. - The Stamps of the Union of South Africa 1910-1961
Handbook-Catalogue, Definitive Edition

Publisher: Reijger, Cape Town, 1986.
Large hardback, 253 pages + errata pages tipped-in at front, ex NPS library with library stamp to front endpaper, few small marks to the covers, spine and corners slightly rubbed, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
The definitive handbook on the postage stamps of the Union of South Africa. Very sought-after.
£45.00Quantity:

Harrison, Michael - "Post Office" Mauritius - 1847 The Tale of Two Stamps
Harrison, Michael - "Post Office" Mauritius - 1847
The Tale of Two Stamps

Publisher: Stamp Collecting Ltd., London, 1947.
Paperback, dustwrapper, 52 pages + plates, dustwrapper chipped at edges with tiny amount of loss at top of spine, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce work, complete with the facsimile souvenir at front.
£35.00Quantity:

Burniat, Y. - Vade Mecum du Collectionneur de Timbres-Poste de Belgique & Colonies
Burniat, Y. - Vade Mecum du Collectionneur de Timbres-Poste de Belgique & Colonies
Publisher: Éditions Philac, Bruxelles, 1944.
Small paperback, illustrated, 76 pages, text in French, spine and corners reinforced with bookbinder's cloth tape, slight toning to the covers, previous owner's name (Ian T. Hamilton) to front cover and his bookplate inside front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce forgery handbook describing the characteristics of genuine stamps, reprints and forgeries of Belgium, and including Belgian Congo, German Occupation, Malmedy, etc.
£24.00Quantity:

Davis, John - Egypt: From the Postal Concession until Suez 1932 to 1956 Part 1
Davis, John - Egypt: From the Postal Concession until Suez 1932 to 1956
Part 1

Publisher: privately published, 2014.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, xi + 198 pages, signed dedication on the first page from the author gifting this copy to the library of the National Philatelic Society, small library stamp to title-page else in Very Good, clean condition.
This volume covers the period November 1932 to 1st May 1941, and includes the NAAFI Seals, Army Post stamps, the beginning of World War II, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£40.00Quantity:

Chalhoub, Joseph H. - The Nile Post Handbook and Catalogue of Egyptian Stamps
Chalhoub, Joseph H. - The Nile Post
Handbook and Catalogue of Egyptian Stamps

Publisher: privately published by the author, Quebec, 2003.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxix + 788 pages + 32 colour plates, tiny tear to dustwrapper, ex libris National Philatelic Society with small library stamp to title-page, binding slightly shaken, in Good condition.
From the dustwrapper: "The owner of this book will be in command of the latest and most comprehensive knowledge of Egyptian stamps and postal stationery, from the essays of the Posta Europea to the issues of the Republic up to 2002. Recognition of the rich assembly of varieties of all types, from printing flaws to major rarities, will be instantly at hand."
£125.00Quantity:

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