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[Feldman, Hugh] - Worldwide Auction Featuring The Hugh Feldman Collection of English Postal History
[Feldman, Hugh] - Worldwide Auction Featuring The Hugh Feldman Collection of English Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2001.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 92 pages, with the prices realised, in VG condition.
The major portion of this catalogue consists of the Hugh Feldman Large Gold Medal Collection of English Postal History 1569-1856. Also includes the Albert Murch collection of early Iran.
£8.50Quantity:

Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office A History
Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office
A History

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1948.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xvii + 467 pages + plates + maps, dustwrapper slightly soiled and with a short tear at top of spine, page-edges slightly dust-marked, internally clean, a Good reading copy.
The scarce classic work.
£35.00Quantity:

Todd, T. - William Dockwra and the Rest of the Undertakers The story of the London Penny Post 1680-1682
Todd, T. - William Dockwra and the Rest of the Undertakers
The story of the London Penny Post 1680-1682

Publisher: C.J. Cousland & Sons Ltd., Edinburgh, 1952.
Hardback, original grey cloth, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 156 pages + 38 black & white plates, dustwrapper foxed and with a few tears, foxing to page-edges, contents clean, in Good condition.
Scarce history of William Dockwra's Penny Post.
£45.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland
Being a Survey of British Postmarks from 1660 to 1940

Publisher: R. C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1940.
Hardback, original dark blue cloth, illustrated, 579 pages, two bookplates to front endpapers, frontispiece has come loose but binding is tight, page-edges a little toned, a couple of small ink-spots to the fore-edge, a previous owner's annotations and amendments to many pages (click 'next' for more images), a Good working copy.
Alcock & Holland's monumental work on the postmarks of Great Britain. Still the standard work on the subject.
£85.00Quantity:

Hewlett, M.R. and Picton-Phillips, D.B. - Pre-Victorian Stamps & Franks
Hewlett, M.R. and Picton-Phillips, D.B. - Pre-Victorian Stamps & Franks
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1979.
Revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 43 pages, one or two tiny blemishes else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated guide to pre-philatelic stamps and franks including Newspaper Tax Stamps, Dockwra's Penny Post, etc.
£6.50Quantity:

Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840 With a description of the postmarks used therein
Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840
With a description of the postmarks used therein

Publisher: R. C. Alcock Ltd., 1938.
Paperback, illustrated, 91 pages, slight corner-crease, minor signs of use, in Good+ condition.
"Philatelic Adviser" Handbook No. 2. A scarce history of Dockwra's Penny Post, the Government Penny Post, and the Twopenny Post. With details of the postmarks used by each. Well illustrated.
£20.00Quantity:

Oxley, G.F. - The English Provincial Local Posts 1765-1840
Oxley, G.F. - The English Provincial Local Posts
1765-1840

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1973.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, iv + 79 pages, plus the separate Rarity Guide (paperback, 15 pages). Dustwrapper rubbed and with some short tears at edges, knock to the foot of the spine with consequent slight corner-creasing to pages, in Good condition.
The standard work. With alphabetical listing of the postal services and their associated markings. Well illustrated.
£21.00Quantity:

Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Postage Rates of H.M. Forces 1795-1899
Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Postage Rates of H.M. Forces 1795-1899
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1963.
Paperback (card covers), plastic comb-bound, 85 pages + plates, foxing to edges, slight wear to covers, else in VG condition.
Limited edition of 150 copies. Scarce postal history study.
£15.00Quantity:

Scott, John - Digests of the General Highway and Turnpike Laws; with the schedule of forms, as directed by Act of Parliament; and remarks. Also, an appendix on the construction and preservation of roads
Publisher: Edward and Charles Dilley, London, 1778.
First edition, hardback, half leather, marbled boards, leather label to spine, [32] + 352 + [20] pages, re-backed with new leather spine, front inner hinge cracking slightly, occasional foxing, in Good condition.
An important work on roads in the days of the mailcoach by the Quaker poet and Turnpike trustee John Scott of Amwell. Rare.
£200.00Quantity:

Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Leicester and the Posts
Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Leicester and the Posts
Publisher: The Postal History Society, Bath, 1966.
Paperback, illustrated, 98 pages + xiii plates, rear cover corner-creased and with a slight scuff, edges a little dusty, in Good condition.
Detailed postal history of the city of Leicester. Limited edition of 200 copies only. Scarce.
£12.00Quantity:

Lovegrove, J.W. - "Herewith My Frank...."
Lovegrove, J.W. - "Herewith My Frank...."
Publisher: privately published, 1989.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 140 pages, in Very Good condition.
The principal handbook on the Parliamentary Franking System of the United Kingdom from 1652 to 1840. Includes a mass of useful information, with many excellent illustrations and rarity guide.
£22.00Quantity:

 - Great Britain Stamps and Postal History
- Great Britain Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: Spink, London, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 82 pages, slight corner creases to front cover else in VG condition.
Features good Line-engraved, a nice section of the 1911 Coronation Aerial Post, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

Cowell, J.B. - The Bangor Penny Post 1814-1840
Cowell, J.B. - The Bangor Penny Post 1814-1840
Publisher: Welsh Philatelic Society, 1977.
Paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, in Very Good condition.

£4.50Quantity:

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