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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
- Robson Lowe Auctions
Great Britain and British Empire

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1965-1967.
Eighteen Speialised Stamp Auctions bound in one volume, quarter leather binding, gilt lettering to spine, 16 with prices realised (one prices realised is a photocopy), gilt initials of previous owner at foot of spine, slight wear to spine, in Good condition.
Bound volume of GB and British Empire sales, including Indian & Indian Native States Specialised Stamp Sale, "Dawson" India, "Beaumont Victoriana", "Lockwood" Great Britain, "Gill" Canada, "Currie" New Zealand, St Vincent Specialised Stamp Sale, etc. A fine selection of some important sales. [click "Next" for more images]
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Latto, Dr. Douglas - A Second Study of the Imperforate Surface-Printed Stamps of Great Britain (1880-1900)
Latto, Dr. Douglas - A Second Study of the Imperforate Surface-Printed Stamps of Great Britain (1880-1900)
Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1968.
Paperback, illustrated, 16 pages, in Very Good condition.
Published as a Supplement to The GB Journal. Illustrated in black & white. Scarce study.
£8.50Quantity:

[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:

Rowse, David - "Rainbow Trials" May-December 1840
Rowse, David - "Rainbow Trials"
May-December 1840

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2000.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, colour illustrations, 180 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
The story of how the Penny Black changed colour and why it had to change colour. As early as January 1840 the Treasury were advised that the red handstruck paid markings could be removed from covers by the application of creosote oil. 'Experiments' were urgently needed to get over this fundamental problem, and so it was agreed between Rowland Hill and Joshua Bacon that a trial printing plate would be manufactured. The trial stamps had no letters in the bottom corners and were disfigured in such a way that they could not be postally used. From the inception of the 'Rainbow Trials' in May 1840 to the letter of December 24th from the Stamps & Taxes Office instructing Perkins, Bacon to print the stamps in the new colours, the author looks in detail at the trials and tribulations entailed in these experiments and the people involved with them. Profusely illustrated with 180 superb, full colour illustrations including 77 items from the Royal Collection, many of which have not been published before.
£75.00Quantity:

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume V, Die 1, Plates 176 to 204, Reserve Plates 1 to 6

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1984.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, vi + 134 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, minor shelfwear, mild dusty marks, in Good condition.
The final volume in the series. Now also out of print.
£24.00Quantity:

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume IV, Die 1, Plates 132 to 175

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), spiralbound, vi + 152 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, rear cover tanned, a few tiny spots of foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.
Now out of print and becoming difficult to find.
£24.00Quantity:

Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864 Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91
Brown, Roland and Fisher, Harold W. - The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864
Volume II, Die 1, Plates 46 to 91

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1972.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, spiralbound, v + 153 pages, with the plating gauge in pocket at front, in Very Good condition.
Long out of print and difficult to find.
£65.00Quantity:

["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:

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:

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.
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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:

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