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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
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, minor wear to dustwrapper, slightest hint of spine-lean, few slight marks to page-edges, bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown-endpaper, a letter from Arnold Strange (RPSL publications committee) regarding the book's publication tipped-in at front, in Good condition.
Important handbook - the standard work on these issues.
£25.00Quantity:

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:

Melville, F.J. - Great Britain: Line-Engraved Stamps
Melville, F.J. - Great Britain: Line-Engraved Stamps
Publisher: The Philatelic Institute, London, nd [1925].
Melville Stamp Books Number One, third edition, paperback, illustrated, 82 pages + advertisements, slightly chipped at top of spine, minor crease to front cover, small ink inscription to a preliminary page, in Good condition.
Scarce, useful work.
£12.00Quantity:

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, a few minor dusty marks to dustwrapper and page-edges, very slight spine-lean, 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."
£24.00Quantity:

["Victoriana"] - Great Britain The "Victoriana" Collection
["Victoriana"] - Great Britain
The "Victoriana" Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 113 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of Queen Victoria issues, including rare Mulready Envelopes, Line-engraved, Embossed, and Surface-printed, Naval mails, Used Abroad, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
£11.50Quantity:

["Aureum"] - The "Aureum" collection of Great Britain Offers from stock
["Aureum"] - The "Aureum" collection of Great Britain
Offers from stock

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 2016.
Paperback, illustrated, 67 pages, corner of front cover very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Superb colour catalogue of Queen Victoria Jubilee issues including Die Proofs and Colour Trials.
£10.00Quantity:

 - Great Britain Specialised
- Great Britain Specialised
Publisher: Feldman, Geneva, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, page-edges gilt, illustrated, 130 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue featuring nearly 600 lots of Queen Victoria issues, a large selection of King George V "Seahorses", etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

 - The Rainbow Trials
- The Rainbow Trials
Publisher: Baldwin's, London, 2008.
Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, with price list, in Very Good condition.
Stamp dealer's catalogue of the finest collection of Rainbow Trials in private hands. Very well illustrated in colour.
£15.00Quantity:

Rowse, David - Joshua Bacon 1790-1863 The Printer of Banknotes and the First Postage Stamps
Rowse, David - Joshua Bacon 1790-1863
The Printer of Banknotes and the First Postage Stamps

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, London, 2000.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, vi + 74 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.
Fascinating account of the man largely responsible for the success of the printing firm of Perkins, Bacon. With fine illustrations, including 4 colour plates.
£24.00Quantity:

["Wellington"] - Collection "Wellington" Great Britain
["Wellington"] - Collection "Wellington" Great Britain
Publisher: Galerie Dreyfus, Basel, 2011.
Auction catalogue, large paperback, illustrated, 515 pages, text in English, corner-creasing to front cover and first few pages and to rear cover and last few pages, one or two small marks, in Good condition.
Very scarce and very large catalogue of a spectacular collection of Great Britain. Comprising over 1,900 lots of mainly Queen Victoria issues (but including a small section of Edward VII and a fine section of George V Seahorses), this must be one of the largest sales of specialised Great Britain ever held. The sale was largely missed or ignored by collectors hence the scarcity of the catalogue.
£30.00Quantity:

Nissen, Charles - Great Britain, The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Nissen, Charles - Great Britain, The Penny Black: Its Plate Characteristics
Publisher: F. Hugh Vallancey, Sidcup, 1948.
Third edition, paperback, illustrated, 12 pages, head and tail of spine very slightly rubbed with tiny amount of loss, one or two tiny marks to the covers, else in Very Good condition.
Stamp Collectors' Handbook No. 5. Scarce booklet.
£12.00Quantity:

Holland, F.C. - The Gothic 1d Die II Stamps
Holland, F.C. - The Gothic 1d Die II Stamps
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, nd.
Hardback, plastic binding, 35 pages + 35 photo-plates, No. 33 of an unspecified limited edition, signed by the author, in Very Good condition.
Rare plating guide with excellent photo-plates.
£45.00Quantity:

[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes The Hassan Shaida Collection
[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes
The Hassan Shaida Collection

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 128 pages, tiny corner-creases to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£12.00Quantity:

Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1992.
First edition, large hardback, illustrated, xxxii + 512 pages + 2 colour plates, obvious spine-lean (spine-roll), a Good working copy.
First edition of the major work on the subject. With extensive tables of rates explaining the complexities of the different rates in detail. An important handbook. Scarce and sought after.
£95.00Quantity:

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, spine slightly rubbed, one corner of front cover rubbed, minor marks, 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.
£17.50Quantity:

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