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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:

Sears, John - The Airmails of Egypt
Sears, John - The Airmails of Egypt
Publisher: privately published, Middlesex, 1990.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 183 pages, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small label to dustwrapper spine and library stamp to front endpaper, some wear and short tears to the dustwrapper, binding slightly shaken, very slight bend to the covers, pages clean, a Good working copy only.
Excellent handbook. Includes Pioneer/Survey Flights, Emergency Air Mail of 1919, Cairo-Baghdad Air Mail, 1931 Zeppelin Flight, Air Mail Stamps, Rates, Airgraphs, Aerogrammes, Cachets, etc.
£18.00Quantity:

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:

Schrey, Herbert - Die ersten deutschen Posteinrichtungen an der Ostküste Afrikas mit einem Anhang über die Sultanatspost Wituland und Malakote
Schrey, Herbert - Die ersten deutschen Posteinrichtungen an der Ostküste Afrikas
mit einem Anhang über die Sultanatspost Wituland und Malakote

Publisher: privately published, 1961.
Hardback, illustrated, 132 pages, text in German, ex JPS library with small library marks to endpapers else in Very Good condition.
No. 384 of a limited edition of 400. Early postal history of German East Africa including the Sultanates of Wituland and Malakote. Well illustrated in black & white.
£25.00Quantity:

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:

Maddocks, R.J. - The Postal Arrangements of the Anglo-French Cameroons Expeditionary Force 1914-1916
Maddocks, R.J. - The Postal Arrangements of the Anglo-French Cameroons Expeditionary Force 1914-1916
Publisher: privately published, 1996.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 217 pages + 4 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history study. Profusely illustrated.
£25.00Quantity:

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:

Fikry, Samir Amin - Postal History of Egypt to 1900
Fikry, Samir Amin - Postal History of Egypt to 1900
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1996.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, xvi + 158 pages, dustwrapper slightly creased and with a couple of tiny tears at top of spine, ex libris National Philatelic Society with small library stamps to verso of title-page else in Very Good condition.
A superb handbook, very well illustrated in colour.
£60.00Quantity:

Gibbs, Robert M. - G.R.I. The Postage Stamps of the German Colonies occupied by the British 1914-1918
Gibbs, Robert M. - G.R.I.
The Postage Stamps of the German Colonies occupied by the British 1914-1918

Publisher: Christie's - Robson Lowe, London, 1988.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xv + 275 pages, very short tear to dustwrapper, few tiny dusty marks to upper page-edges, ex libris National Philatelic Society with small library stamp to verso of title-page, internally clean, in Good condition.
The definitive handbook on these issues. Very detailed, and well illustrated. Out of print and hard to find.
£200.00Quantity:

[Knight, Richard Cave] - British Empire Stamps and Postal History featuring the Richard Knight Collections
[Knight, Richard Cave] - British Empire Stamps and Postal History featuring the Richard Knight Collections
Publisher: Spink, London, 2003.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 134 pages, spine slightly sunned, small mark to page fore-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue featuring the R.C. Knight collections of Rhodesia Postal History and Zanzibar. Well illustrated in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

[Böehringer, Theodor] and [Wilson, Richard S.] - Stamps and Covers of the World
[Böehringer, Theodor] and [Wilson, Richard S.] - Stamps and Covers of the World
Publisher: Spink, London, 2008.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 194 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue featuring the Theodor Böehringer collection of German Post Offices and Colonies (424 lots), and the Richard S. Wilson collection of British Military Forces in Egypt & Sudan 1801-1913 (184 lots), also a fine section of Austro-Hungarian Empire used in Cyprus. Very well illustrated in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

de Vinck de Winnezeele, le Baron and Charvet, Marcel - L
de Vinck de Winnezeele, le Baron and Charvet, Marcel - L'Impression des Timbres Français par les Rotatives
France, Andorre, Monaco, Afrique du Nord, Planches - Galvanos - Coins datés, Parts 1-3

Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, 1946-55.
Third edition, three parts bound in two volumes, hardback, black cloth gilt, 510 + 200 + 160 pages, text in French, few small ink annotations else in Very Good condition.
Scarce set of three parts. A comprehensive, detailed work.
£60.00Quantity:

Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Two The Lost Territories in Africa & Asia
Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Two
The Lost Territories in Africa & Asia

Publisher: Christie's-Robson Lowe, London, 1988.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 114 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with a few short tears at corners, in Good condition.
The second volume in this excellent four volume series covers Turkish Post Offices in Libya, Iraq, the Levant countries, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Arabia and Batum. Long out of print.
£30.00Quantity:

Morgan, Helen - Blue Mauritius The Hunt for the World
Morgan, Helen - Blue Mauritius
The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London, 2006.
First edition, second impression, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 320 pages, tiny signs of shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Very readable account of the history of the Post Office Mauritius stamps. Perfect summer reading!
£15.00Quantity:

 - South West Africa Postal History
- South West Africa Postal History
Publisher: Matthew Bennett, New York, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 180 pages, with the prices realised, shelfwear to the covers, some creasing/rippling to the pages, in Good condition.
Catalogue of an important collection of South West Africa postal history. Mainly featuring the German period and including many rarities. Illustrated in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - Cape of Good Hope 1853-1903 and Pre-Union South Africa
The 'Besançon' Collection (part II)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 272 pages, with prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of Cape of Good Hope, Siege of Mafeking, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£25.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - Pre-Union South Africa
The 'Besançon' Collection (part II)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 144 pages, with prices realised, text in English, upper-edge of front cover slightly bumped, short tear to dustwrapper, in Good condition.
Superb catalogue featuring Siege of Mafeking, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

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