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Rochlin, Sidney - Handbook of the Issues of the Jewish National Fund
Rochlin, Sidney - Handbook of the Issues of the Jewish National Fund
Publisher: Jewish National Fund, New York, 1988-1990.
First edition, hardback, privately bound in two large volumes, blue cloth gilt, many hundreds of pages, illustrated, text in English, in Very Good condition.
The Rochlin catalogue and its numbering system are the standard reference work for JNF/KKL stamps. This is a very nicely bound set of the original 1988-1990 edition. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Passer, Adolf - The Stamps of Turkey
Passer, Adolf - The Stamps of Turkey
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1938.
Paperback, vii + 240 pages, text only (no plates), covers rubbed and scuffed with some slight loss to the surface (the 'S' in the title handwritten in ink), spine-lean, spine repaired with card, internally clean, in Fair condition only. An acceptable reading copy.
Text only of the classic work on the stamps of Turkey. Lacking the separate plates volume (as is often the case), but still an acceptable reading copy of this rare work (only 300 copies were published).
£75.00Quantity:

Dinslage, Wolf - The History and Postal History of the Town of Smyrna up to the end of the Greek Period
Dinslage, Wolf - The History and Postal History of the Town of Smyrna up to the end of the Greek Period
Publisher: ARGE Griechenland, 1995.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 285 pages, text in English, slight corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history study covering the numerous different Foreign postal services to have operated in Smyrna.
£25.00Quantity:

Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Four Turkey-in-Asia, and Addenda to Parts One, Two and Three
Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Four
Turkey-in-Asia, and Addenda to Parts One, Two and Three

Publisher: James Bendon for Christie's-Robson Lowe, London, 1995.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xi + 199 pages, dustwrapper spine slightly sunned, slight spine-lean, in Good condition.
The final volume in this excellent four volume series covers Anatolia (or Turkey-in-Asia). Long out of print.
£35.00Quantity:

Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Three Turkey-in-Europe
Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Three
Turkey-in-Europe

Publisher: Christie's-Robson Lowe, London, 1990.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, vi + 79 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed, previous owner's address sticker inside front cover, else in VG condition.
The third volume in this excellent four volume series covers Eastern Thrace (or that part of the Vilayet of Adrianople which remains Turkish) together with the Vilayet of Constantinople (including the offices across the Bosphorus which lie in Asia). Long out of print.
£35.00Quantity:

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 else in Very 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.
£35.00Quantity:

Pollack, F.W. - The Turkish Post in the Holy Land
Pollack, F.W. - The Turkish Post in the Holy Land
Publisher: Barry D. Hoffman, USA, nd [circa 1965].
Reprint, paperback, illustrated, 59 pages, a few small ticks in pen to a couple of pages else in Very Good condition.
Scarce, well illustrated handbook on Ottoman Empire cancellations in Palestine.
£24.00Quantity:

Aloni, Zvi - The Alexander Collection Milestones in the Postal History of the Holy Land
Aloni, Zvi - The Alexander Collection
Milestones in the Postal History of the Holy Land

Publisher: Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, 2008.
Hardback, illustrated, vii + 185 pages, bilingual text in English & Hebrew, in Very Good condition.
A beautifully produced book describing and illustrating items from the Zvi Alexander collection of Holy Land postal history. Featuring items from the pre-stamp era through to the events prior to the birth of the State of Israel. Illustrated in colour throughout.
£40.00Quantity:

Mentgen, G. - Civil Aviation in Somaliland Protectorate 1935-1960
Mentgen, G. - Civil Aviation in Somaliland Protectorate 1935-1960
Publisher: Murray Payne Ltd., 2003.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 80 pages, crease to rear cover, tiny mark to front cover, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent, well illustrated study of Somaliland air mail services including the short-lived service by Imperial Airways and Ala Littoria 1935-36, the 1940 temporary airmail service, the BOAC years, and the Aden Airways years.
£11.00Quantity:

Proud, Edward B. - Intercontinental Airmails Volume Two Asia and Australasia
Proud, Edward B. - Intercontinental Airmails Volume Two
Asia and Australasia

Publisher: Proud Publications, 2009.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 896 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook on commercial airmails to Asia and Australasia via the Middle East, including routes and rates, timtables etc. With much useful content on the Cairo-Baghdad R.A.F. Service, Imperial Airways Services, the Horseshoe Route, etc. Well illustrated including colour plates.
£85.00Quantity:

Birken, Andreas - Handbook of Turkish Philately, Part I - Ottoman Empire The Calendar
Birken, Andreas - Handbook of Turkish Philately, Part I - Ottoman Empire
The Calendar

Publisher: ArGe Osmanisches Reich/Türkei, 1995.
Paperback, 40 pages, bilingual text in English & German, slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
A very useful guide to the Muslim calendar, which aims to help philatelists identify and convert dates in Ottoman cancellations.
£12.00Quantity:

Birken, Andreas - Philatelic Atlas of the Ottoman Empire
Birken, Andreas - Philatelic Atlas of the Ottoman Empire
Publisher: privately published, Hamburg, 1992.
Large oblong format paperback, 334 pages, text in German, English and Turkish, title handwritten on spine by a previous owner, previous owner's name inside front cover, tiny corner-crease to front cover, in Good condition.
A comprehensive work, with detailed maps and index of all postal place-names documented by postmarks or found in official records of the Ottoman and Egyptian Post Offices.
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Armitage, Douglas B. and Johnson, Robert I. - Iraq Postal History 1920s to 1940s Airlines, Air Routes, Internal and External Postage Rates, Airmail Fees, charges for various other postal services, censorship, and postally relevant historical matters
Armitage, Douglas B. and Johnson, Robert I. - Iraq Postal History 1920s to 1940s
Airlines, Air Routes, Internal and External Postage Rates, Airmail Fees, charges for various other postal services, censorship, and postally relevant historical matters

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2009.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 342 pages, very mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
The main purpose of this book is to make sense of the airmail fees charged on airmail sent from Iraq to all other countries of the world in the period 1933 to 1946. With extensive tables of postal rates. Illustrated in colour.
£35.00Quantity:

Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919 Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies
Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919
Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies

Publisher: Chavril Press, Perth, 1996.
Third edition, paperback, illustrated, iii + 35 pages, slight corner-crease, minor marks to covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
A splendid introduction to a subject on which little has been published. It lists the 570+ P.O.W. Camps in the British Isles together with information on those in thirteen Dominions and Colonies. With over 150 illustrations of censor marks, instructional cachets and stationery.
£10.00Quantity:

 - Saudi Arabia and Middle East Postage Stamps & Postal History
- Saudi Arabia and Middle East Postage Stamps & Postal History
Publisher: Dix and Webb, London, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 26 pages + 4 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue featuring fine Hejaz & Nejd. Well illustrated.
£10.00Quantity:

 - The Italian Post Office in Alexandria, Egypt
- The Italian Post Office in Alexandria, Egypt
Publisher: Harmers, London, 2009.
Auction catalogue, large format paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, bilingual text in English & Italian, covers a little creased, in Good condition.
Superb catalogue of rare cover. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

[Hibbert, Harry] - Arabia, The Harry Hibbert Collection
[Hibbert, Harry] - Arabia, The Harry Hibbert Collection
Publisher: Harmers, London, 1987.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 113 pages + fold-out colour plate, with the prices realised, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the important collection of Hejaz and Nejd, with Aden, Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia, Persia & Mesopotamia, Bushire, Baghdad, etc.
£9.50Quantity:

Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918 Volume II
Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918
Volume II

Publisher: World Philatelic Congress of Israel, Holyland & Judaica Societies, Chicago, 1991.
English revised edition, hardback, illustrated, v + 300 pages, addenda & corrigenda page loosely inserted, slight dusty marks to top-edges, a little foxing to front endpapers & title-page, publisher's bookplate and gift inscription at front, else in Very Good condition.
This volume covers Italian Post Offices, Italian Forces 1917-1919, Austrian Post Offices, Russian Post Offices, Postal Services of the Jewish Colonies, and Handling of Mails by Hotels. Scarce.
£32.00Quantity:

Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918 Volume I
Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918
Volume I

Publisher: World Philatelic Congress of Israel, Holyland & Judaica Societies, Chicago, 1990.
English revised edition, hardback, illustrated, vi + 195 pages, very minor foxing to top page-edges and endpapers else in Very Good condition.
Egyptian, German, and French Post Offices. Scarce book.
£28.00Quantity:

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['Cornelia'] - Classic Romania, The 'Cornelia' Collection (Part 2)
The specialised collection of Constantinople; The specialised Duloz Issues of Turkey collections

Publisher: Corinphila, Zürich, 2007.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 1066 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Beautifully illustrated in colour.
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