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Great Britain - Local Postal History
Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B. - The British County Catalogue of Postal History, Volumes 1 & 2
Willcocks, R.M. and Jay, B. - The British County Catalogue of Postal History, Volumes 1 & 2
Publisher: R.M. Willcocks, 1996.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 248 pages, dustwrapper spine sunned and with a tiny short tear, slight spine-lean, pages clean, in Good condition.
The second edition of volumes 1 and 2 in this definitive series of handbooks, which attempts to list all handstamps of all the towns and villages up to 1840. Each county listing is prepared by a specialist editor and includes notes on size, colour, dates of use, and rarity. Well illustrated with illustrations of the various types of handstamp and with maps. The second edition fully revises the first two volumes in the series and combines them in one volume. It lists all the known stamps for 23 counties and 4 cities of England: Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Channel Islands, Cornwall, Derbyshire, Devon, Essex, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Isle of Wight, Isles of Scilly, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, & Liverpool. Long out of print and very difficult to find.
£28.00Quantity:

[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History
[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections
of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the fascinating postal history collections formed by Harold Wilson. Featuring G.B. Airmails; Australian T.P.O.s; G.B. Railways & T.P.O.s; and Derbyshire Postal History. Well illustrated in colour.
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Parmenter, John - Low Number Suburban Ovals Cancellations of the London District Post and Subsequent Suburban Districts
Parmenter, John - Low Number Suburban Ovals
Cancellations of the London District Post and Subsequent Suburban Districts

Publisher: Privately published, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, one or two tiny marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
A priced catalogue based on collecting these postmarks on loose stamps.
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[Mullett, Jim] - The Jim Mullett Collection of British Offshore Islands
[Mullett, Jim] - The Jim Mullett Collection of British Offshore Islands
Publisher: Grosvenor, London, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Featuring a superb collection of the stamps and postal history of Lundy; also Channel Islands. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
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Hess, Dr. Wolf - The "Traudl" Collection of London Postal History 1661 to 10th Jan
Hess, Dr. Wolf - The "Traudl" Collection of London Postal History
1661 to 10th Jan'y 1840

Publisher: Society of Postal Historians, 1994.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 134 pages, slight crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
The Gold Medal-winning collection of London pre-adhesive postal history - the Inland and Local Offices, Foreign Office and Packet Letters. The entire collection is reproduced, with Dr. Hess's original text and black & white illustrations of the covers.
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Latham, A.H. and Gibbs, C. - The Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District to 1937
Latham, A.H. and Gibbs, C. - The Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District to 1937
Publisher: Redhill Philatelic Society, 2012.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, [ii] + 109 pages, small mark to top-edge of last few pages else in Very Good condition.
A much revised and enlarged edition of "An Introduction to the Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District" originally published in 1973. With an extensive section on postal markings. Well illustrated including some in colour.
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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., nd [circa 1973].
Second edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 91 pages, minor marks to front cover, foxing to top page-edges but internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint of the scarce 1938 handbook on the history of Dockwra's Penny Post, the Government Penny Post, and the Twopenny Post. With details of the postmarks used by each. Well illustrated.
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 - London Post Office Guide
- London Post Office Guide
Publisher: HMSO, London, January 1936.
Paperback, (ii) + 72 pages + map, staples quite rusty and covers detached but inatct, pages clean, in Good condition.
Scarce vintage Post Office Guide. Full of information on postal services, lists of London telephone exchanges, Head & Branch Post Offices, etc.
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Siggers, Dr John - Wiltshire and its Postmarks
Siggers, Dr John - Wiltshire and its Postmarks
Publisher: Sandcliff Press, 1982.
Large paperback, illustrated, 736 pages, slight shelfwear, fore-edge of a few pages very slightly badly trimmed (not affecting the text), else in Very Good condition.
Large, comprehensive study of the postal markings of Wiltshire. A classic county postal history handbook.
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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.
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 - The Local Posts of the Midland Counties to 1840
- The Local Posts of the Midland Counties to 1840
Publisher: Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 1993.
Large paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 368 pages, a little corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.
A large, detailed work. Out of print and scarce.
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 - Leicester Philatelic Society Diamond Jubilee Exhibition Programme
- Leicester Philatelic Society Diamond Jubilee Exhibition Programme
Publisher: Leicester Philatelic Society, 1965.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, tiny corner-crease to front cover, covers very slightly rubbed else in VG condition.
Includes a sixty year history of the Society, history of Leicester Post Office, details of the exhibits, etc.
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Greenwood, Jeremy - The Posts of Sussex The Chichester Branch 1250-1840
Greenwood, Jeremy - The Posts of Sussex
The Chichester Branch 1250-1840

Publisher: privately published, 1973.
First edition, large format paperback, illustrated, 110 pages, light foxing & corner-crease to title-page, else in VG condition.
Scarce work on the postal history of Chichester & surrounding area prior to the introduction of adhesive postage stamps.
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Hake, Ron - Postal Markings of Devon A Specialised Catalogue of the Postal Markings of Devon and their values, from the sixteenth century
Hake, Ron - Postal Markings of Devon
A Specialised Catalogue of the Postal Markings of Devon and their values, from the sixteenth century

Publisher: Britannia Publications, Devon, 1997.
Looseleaf pages in 4 binders, title labels to spines and front cover of each binder, illustrated, No. 79 of the standard looseleaf edition, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
A huge work covering the postal history of Devon town-by-town and mark-by-mark, from the 16th century to the 1860s. This must be the ultimate study of the postal history of a single county, covering over 1500 post offices in all! Including Launceston and East Cornwall, Charmouth and West Dorset, Dulverton, Minehead, Wellington and West Somerset, all offices which had a cross county boundary post with Devon, and The Exeter to Bristol Cross Post 1696-1720.
£95.00Quantity:

Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857 A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts
Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857
A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & the Postal History Society, 1998.
Two large hardback volumes in slipcase, illustrated, 900+ pages, folding maps in pocket at rear, minor wear to the slipcase, else in Very Good condition.
The definitive work on the subject. Detailed and well illustrated.
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Sinfield, Cyril A. and Montgomery, Malcolm B. - The Post in Portsmouth An Examination of the History of the Post Office and the Postal Services in and about Portsmouth
Sinfield, Cyril A. and Montgomery, Malcolm B. - The Post in Portsmouth
An Examination of the History of the Post Office and the Postal Services in and about Portsmouth

Publisher: Portsmouth & District Philatelic Society, 2011.
Large format paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, viii + 257 pages, in Very Good condition.
A revised and much enlarged edition of Cyril Sinfield's earlier work. Very well illustrated in colour. A fine work.
£22.00Quantity:

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:

Roeder, C. - Beginnings of the Manchester Post-Office
Publisher: Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Manchester, 1904.
Extract from the "Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society", hardback, 49 pages + plates + unrelated article on Machester history at end, in Very Good condition.
Interesting history of the posts in Manchester pre-1840. Well illustrated. Very scarce.
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Arkell, Lt. Cdr. J.O.A. - The Parcel Post Labels of Great Britain, Part 3 Devonshire and Gloucestershire (Including Bristol)
Arkell, Lt. Cdr. J.O.A. - The Parcel Post Labels of Great Britain, Part 3
Devonshire and Gloucestershire (Including Bristol)

Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1979.
Paperback, illustrated, 47 pages, VG condition.
Parcel Post labels were in use in Great Britain from about 1883 to about 1927. This booklet describes and illustrates the types of labels, and lists in alphabetical order the Post Offices in Devonshire and Gloucestershire (including Bristol) which used them and type of datestamp used.
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Arkell, Lt. Cdr. J.O.A. - The Parcel Post Labels of Great Britain, Part 2 Yorkshire
Arkell, Lt. Cdr. J.O.A. - The Parcel Post Labels of Great Britain, Part 2
Yorkshire

Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1977.
Paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, VG condition.
Parcel Post labels were in use in Great Britain from about 1883 to about 1927. This booklet describes and illustrates the types of labels, and lists in alphabetical order the Post Offices in Yorkshire which used them and type of datestamp used.
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