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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London 1840-1890
Westley, H.C. - The Postal Cancellations of London
1840-1890

Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1950.
Hardback, blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 170 pages + plates (including some fold-out), very slight spine-lean, in Good condition.
Scarce classic work.
£22.00Quantity:

["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part VIII
["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part VIII
Publisher: Spink, London, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 77 pages, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia
[Crocker, William H.] - The "William H. Crocker" Collection of Rare Stamps
Third Sale: Great Britain, India and Colonies in Asia

Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co., London, 1938.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, with the prices realised, rusty staples, slight damage to top of spine, ink inscription to the cover, rippling to lower margins of pages, some prices written in ink in the margins, in Fair to Good condition only.
Rare catalogue of important Ceylon, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India and States, Labuan, North Borneo, Straits Settlements, etc.
£12.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 51
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 51

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 51, corner-crease to one plate else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV Reserve Plate 50
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Hand Engraved Plates 50 and 51 Alphabet IV
Reserve Plate 50

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd.
Pamphlet, 16 pages, with the set of 20 photographic plates of Plate 50, very slight rust marks to front of pamphlet else in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide.
£40.00Quantity:

Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac Part 1 Frame Damage
Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac
Part 1 Frame Damage

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1963.
First edition, card covers, plastic comb-binding, iii + 71 pages, front cover rubbed at corners, rear cover toned and creased, slight bend to two of the rings of the plastic comb-binding, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The first part of Ron Lee's two volume work on the plate varieties on the 1881 Penny Lilac covers frame damage. The author personally examined over 3.5 million copies of the Penny Lilac in the course of preparing the two volumes. Well illustrated. Out of print and scarce.
£24.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, minor soiling to the covers, a few slight marks and foxing to the page-edges, foxing to title-page, previous owner's name at front, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
£16.50Quantity:

Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1979.
Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages, dustwrapper price-clipped and with some short tears and wear, tiny mark to fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint edition of the 1949 classic plating guide providing "A detailed description of each one of the 2880 stamps and the plates from which it was printed."
£25.00Quantity:

[Osborn, Geoff] - The Geoff Osborn Worldwide Naval Mails
[Osborn, Geoff] - The Geoff Osborn Worldwide Naval Mails
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 54 pages, with prices realised, in Very Good condition.
The superb collection of Naval Concession Rate and "Ship's Bag" Mail. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World" and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.
[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World"
and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of two fine collections. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.00Quantity:

[Seymour, J.B.] - The "J.B. Seymour" "Grand Prix" Collection of Nineteenth Century Great Britain Part Two
Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1951.
Auction catalogue, hardback, 56 pages + xxx plates and 1 colour plate, with the prices realised bound in, in Very Good condition.
Part Two of one of the all-time great collections of classic Great Britain. The catalogue and separate brochure of plates bound together in one volume.
£30.00Quantity:

Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain, Part Two The Perforated Line-Engraved Issues
Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain, Part Two
The Perforated Line-Engraved Issues

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1962.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 220 pages + plates, some toning and tiny marks to the dustwrapper, dustwrapper very slightly chipped at corners, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
Important handbook - the standard work on these issues.
£25.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1979.
Second edition, reprint, hardback, 138 pages, very slight dusty marks to upper edges, very slight bend to the covers, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906.
£15.00Quantity:

Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.
Gardiner-Hill, Clive - The Stamps of Great Britain
The Line Engraved Issues. 1841 Penny Red. Die I. Alphabet I. Plates 102-131. Constant Varieties.

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1951.
Small paperback, 23 pages, dusty marks to the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

 - Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
- Guide to the Four Alphabets used for the Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain
Publisher: S.N. Beattie & Co. Ltd., Southgate, nd.
Folded card, in original printed envelope, in Very Good condition.
Very scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

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, a little corner-creasing to the covers, few dusty marks to upper page-edges and scattered soiling to lower page-edges but internally clean, 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 with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910 Volume 1
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 1

Publisher: Bridger & Kay, London, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, top-edge gilt, xii + 364 pages + 4 colour plates, limited edition of 700 copies, this being one of 100 unnumbered copies in standard cloth binding for review purposes, dustwrapper rubbed at corners, slight rippling of page-edges, slight bend/warping to front cover, handwritten ink annotations to margins of some pages, an acceptable working copy only.
Important reference work.
£45.00Quantity:

Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Otte, Kurt W. - A Rearrangement in Numerical Order of the Brown-Fisher Coordinates of The Plating of the Penny Volumes 1-4, Plates 1-175
Publisher: Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien E.V. Im BDPh., 1984.
Paperback, spiralbound, viii + 240 pages, bilingual text in English & German, corner-crease to front cover, slight damage to corner of front cover at foot of sspine, some pencil annotations to a few pages, in Good condition.
A useful companion to Brown & Fisher's Plating of the Penny Vols 1 to 4. Scarce.
£28.00Quantity:

Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain
Messenger, W. de L.M. - The Line-Engraved Halfpenny
A Critical Analysis of the Production of the First Halfpenny Stamps of Great Britain

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2005.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, iv + 52 pages, dedication from the author to title-page, corners very slightly rubbed, else in Very Good condition.
The Halfpenny stamp - its development, its design, its printing, and its history. Essential for collectors of this stamp, and with much of interest for all collectors of Victorian Line-Engraved stamps.
£13.50Quantity:

Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900 An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates
Akerman, G.C. - The Plating of the Half Penny 1887-1900
An allocation of the printing flaws found on these issues to a series of printing plates

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 1970.
Paperback (card covers), comb-bound, 81 pages, front cover slightly rubbed, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

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