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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
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:

Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Wadham, F. - Penny Blacks Plated
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, Sidcup, 1948.
Second edition, small paperback, 19 pages, in Very Good condition.
Stamp Collectors Handbook No. 6. Scarce.
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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 2
Wiseman, W.A. - Great Britain: The De La Rue Years 1878-1910
Volume 2

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1990.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 516 pages + 8 colour plates, a couple of short tears to the dustwrapper, small dent to upper-edge of rear cover, minor signs of use, a Good reading copy.
Important reference work. Out of print and hard to find.
£50.00Quantity:

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:

Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red Illustrated Guide and Catalogue
Danzig, Robert and Goldsmith, David - The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red
Illustrated Guide and Catalogue

Publisher: Philatelic Imprint, London, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 168 pages, some slight wear to the dustwrapper, else in Very Good condition.
Important and sought after handbook, with extensive section on the Maltese Cross cancel, plus numeral cancels, duplex cancels, cancellations unofficially used during the Maltese Cross period, Scottish Locals, unusual cancellations, used abroad, and a concluding chapter on the late use of the 1841 Penny Red.
£60.00Quantity:

Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Publisher: privately published, 2011.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 50 pages, corners slightly rubbed, some shelfwear but internally fine, in Good condition.
Brochure to accompany Alan Holyoake's Display to the Postal History Society. Illustrated in colour throughout.
£20.00Quantity:

Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland Volume 1
Rockoff, Professor S. David and Jackson, Mike - Encyclopaedia of the Maltese Cross Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland
Volume 1

Publisher: Mike Jackson Publications, 2006.
Large hardback, illustrated, viii + 181 pages, signed by Mike jackson, mild marks to the dustwrapper, very slight bend to the covers, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
Comprehensive reference, profusely illustrated in black & white. This first volume includes details from over one hundred post towns arranged alphabetically from A to L.
£50.00Quantity:

 - Bolaffi 1992 International All the records of the philatelic season
- Bolaffi 1992 International
All the records of the philatelic season

Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, Turin, 1992.
Hardback, illustrated, 125 pages, text in English, spine-lean, spine very slightly rubbed at corners, minor foxing to top-edges, in Good condition.
An illustrated record of the 365 most valuable stamps and covers sold in the 1990-91 season. Includes the GB 2nd May 1840 cover, the Sweden 3 Skilling Banco Yellow, etc. Illustrated in colour throughout. Scarce and sought after.
£24.00Quantity:

Heath, John M. - The British Postal Agencies in Mexico City, Vera Cruz and Tampico, 1825-1876 and the use of British Postage Stamps in Mexico
Heath, John M. - The British Postal Agencies in Mexico City, Vera Cruz and Tampico, 1825-1876
and the use of British Postage Stamps in Mexico

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, nd [circa 1980].
Paperback, illustrated, 22 pages, a few tiny dusty marks and slight corner creases to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
The history of the British Postal Agencies in Mexico; with extracts from original documents, map, and black 7 white illustrations of covers. An informative booklet. Scarce.
£7.00Quantity:

Jackson, Mike - May Dates A survey of Penny Blacks, Twopenny Blues, Mulreadys and Caricatures used during May 1840
Jackson, Mike - May Dates
A survey of Penny Blacks, Twopenny Blues, Mulreadys and Caricatures used during May 1840

Publisher: privately published, 1999.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 334 pages, tiny blemish to fore-edge, else in Very Good condition.
This book provides a unique reference to more than 840 covers used in Great Britain during the first month of the postage stamp. Included in the lists are known provenances and hundreds of auction estimates and realisations. With over 300 pages and more than 750 illustrations it is the most comprehensive work of its kind ever published. For the penny values, covers used up to and including 10 May are listed; for the twopenny values, adhesive and Mulready combination covers, and caricatures, all May dates are listed.
£48.00Quantity:

Horsey, Dr John - The £5 Orange
Horsey, Dr John - The £5 Orange
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd, London, 2013.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xx + 291 pages, in Very Good condition.
The definitive handbook on this iconic stamp. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
£60.00Quantity:

["Wills"] - Catalogue of The "Wills" Large Gold Medal Collection Great Britain Essays and Postage Stamps 1837 to 1854
["Wills"] - Catalogue of The "Wills" Large Gold Medal Collection
Great Britain Essays and Postage Stamps 1837 to 1854

Publisher: Harmers, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, hardback, colour illustrations, 80 pages, with the prices realised, a couple of tiny nicks to the spine, else in Very Good condition.
Rare hardback edition of the catalogue of one of the greatest collections of classic GB ever formed. Includes magnificent Penny Blacks, Twopenny Blues, Treasury Competition & other Essays, Mulready Envelopes etc.
£20.00Quantity:

Osborne, H. - British Line Engraved Stamps
Repaired Impressions

Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1949.
Large hardback, original cloth gilt, illustrated, 238 pages + plates, slight bump/dent to top corner of spine and rear cover, mild foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Rare and important classic work. Numerous excellent photo-plates.
£175.00Quantity:

["Windsor"] - The "Windsor" Collection of Great Britain
["Windsor"] - The "Windsor" Collection of Great Britain
Publisher: Harmer's, London, 2003.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 18 pages + separate brochure of colour plates, 24 pages, in Very Good condition.
Specialised collection of 1840 One Penny blacks, including Treasury Competition Essays, Rainbow Trials, etc.
£9.50Quantity:

Rowell, Reginald B. - Notes on Controls Part I. Victorian Period (1884-1900)
Rowell, Reginald B. - Notes on Controls
Part I. Victorian Period (1884-1900)

Publisher: "Stamp Collecting", London, 1915.
Small format paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, a little creasing to the covers, minor wear else in Very Good condition.
"Stamp Collecting" Handbook No. 4. Scarce.
£12.50Quantity:

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