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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
[Vestey] - Great Britain from the Vestey Collection
[Vestey] - Great Britain
from the Vestey Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2014.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 81 pages, very slight corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.
Features some fine King George V issues including superb Seahorses, Edward VII and Victorian issues. Very well illustrated in colour.
£9.00Quantity:

"Minimus" - Great Britain - The "Minimus" Collection
"Minimus" - Great Britain - The "Minimus" Collection
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1980.
Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 120 pages + plates, with the prices realised, sight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the second portion of Gavin Littaur's magnificent "Minimus" collection of classic Great Britain.
£12.00Quantity:

[Yates, E.E.] - The Unique Collection of The Mulready and Associated Pictorial Envelopes offered by order of E.E. Yates, Esq.
[Yates, E.E.] - The Unique Collection of The Mulready and Associated Pictorial Envelopes
offered by order of E.E. Yates, Esq.

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1949.
Auction catalogue, hardback, original publisher's blue cloth gilt, interleaved, illustrated, 60 pages, with the prices realised, ex Huddersfield Philatelic Society library with label to spine and bookplate inside front cover, very slight spine-lean, a little mottling and a few marks to the covers, pages fine, a Good working copy.
Rare hardback version of the important reference catalogue.
£35.00Quantity:

Hewlett, M.R. - A Provisional Guide to the Valuation of the Numeral Cancellations of the British Isles Part 1. England and Wales (with Used Abroad, Channel Islands, and Isle of Man.) and Hewlett
Hewlett, M.R. - A Provisional Guide to the Valuation of the Numeral Cancellations of the British Isles
Part 1. England and Wales (with Used Abroad, Channel Islands, and Isle of Man.) and Hewlett's Aligning Code as applicable to all Postal Markings

Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1981.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 77 pages, slight corner-crease to front cover, covers toned, foxing to page-edges, some small blemishes, a Good working copy only.

£6.50Quantity:

Osborne, H. - British Line Engraved Stamps Twopence Blue, Studies of Plates 1 to 15
Osborne, H. - British Line Engraved Stamps
Twopence Blue, Studies of Plates 1 to 15

Publisher: H.F. Johnson, London, 1946.
First edition, large hardback, original cloth gilt, illustrated, 170 pages + plates, slight spine-lean, ex Huddersfield Philatelic Society with label to spine and library marks to front endpapers, a few tiny blemishes, a Good working copy.
An important classic work with excellent illustrations.
£95.00Quantity:

Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac Part 2, Damage and Minor Varieties of the Four Segments, Letters and Ovals
Lee, R.A.G. - A Specialised Study of the 1881 One Penny Lilac
Part 2, Damage and Minor Varieties of the Four Segments, Letters and Ovals

Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1990.
First edition, card covers, plastic comb-binding, vi + 97 pages, in Very Good condition.
This second part of Ron Lee's work on the plate varieties on the 1881 Penny Lilac covers damage and minor varieties of the four segments, letters and ovals. The first part (published in 1963 and now out of print) dealt with 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.
£15.00Quantity:

Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform
A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, in Fine unused condition.
A superb work on the complexities of the postal rates in Britain prior to the reforms of 1840. Colour illustrated throughout with covers from the author's collection.
£20.00Quantity:

Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps Part III Dominica - Iceland
Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps
Part III Dominica - Iceland

Publisher: The Manuka-Ainslie Press, Australia, nd (circa 1970s).
Reprint of the third edition (originally published in 1906), paperback, illustrated, [21] + 170 pages, small mark to front cover, previous owner's name inside front cover, foxing to top-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint of the most comprehensive edition of this classic work. Includes Dominican Republic, Egypt, Fiji, France, Great Britain, Hamburg, Hanover, Hawaii, etc.
£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, ex NPS Library with small library stamp inside front cover and to verso of title-page, tiny corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, 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 (in black & white and some colour) with selected covers, cards, autograph letters, maps etc from the author's collection.
£25.00Quantity:

Melville, Fred J. - The Mystery of the Shilling Green
Melville, Fred J. - The Mystery of the Shilling Green
Publisher: Chas. Nissen, London, 1926.
First edition, paperback, 19 pages + plates, spine and corners of covers reinforced with bookbinder's cloth tape, in Good condition.
Rare work by Fred Melville on the Stock Exchange Forgery. Subtitled "The Great British Stamp Forgery. How the Post Office was defrauded of many thousands of pounds in 1872-1873, and how the counterfeit was discovered by Charles Nissen in 1898".
£20.00Quantity:

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, dustwrapper in two pieces and torn in several other places with some loss (now protected in a removable transparent sleeve), one corner of front cover bumped and slightly damp-marked, pages fine, a Good working copy only.
Important handbook - the standard work on these issues.
£22.00Quantity:

Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues
Seymour, J.B. and Gardiner-Hill, C. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain
Part One The Imperforate Line-Engraved Issues

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1967.
Third edition, revised & enlarged, hardback, dustwrapper, 336 pages + illustrations, slight hint of spine-lean, page-edges a little dust-marked, old sellotape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps, a Good working copy.
Last and best edition of this essential handbook for the GB line-engraved specialist.
£25.00Quantity:

[Littaur, Gavin] - The "G.L." Collection of Classic Great Britain
[Littaur, Gavin] - The "G.L." Collection of Classic Great Britain
Publisher: Harmers, London, 1981.
Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 81 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
250 lots of superb Victorian issues, all illustrated in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

Williams, L.N. & M. - Commemorative Postage Stamps of Great Britain 1890-1966
Williams, L.N. & M. - Commemorative Postage Stamps of Great Britain
1890-1966

Publisher: Arco Publications, London, 1967.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 206 pages + 16 black & white plates, slightest wear to lower edge of dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
A fine work by the Williams brothers covering all commemorative issues of Great Britain to 1966.
£9.50Quantity:

Salmon, Michael - The Life and Work of Charles Whiting and the Beaufort House Press A Treasury Competition Winner
Salmon, Michael - The Life and Work of Charles Whiting and the Beaufort House Press
A Treasury Competition Winner

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2007.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 60 pages, slightest corner-bend else in Very Good condition.
Supplement to "The London Philatelist". Very well illustrated in colour.
£12.50Quantity:

Lowe, Robson - The British Postage Stamp being the history of the nineteenth century postage stamps based on the collection presented to the Nation by Reginald M. Phillips of Brighton
Lowe, Robson - The British Postage Stamp
being the history of the nineteenth century postage stamps based on the collection presented to the Nation by Reginald M. Phillips of Brighton

Publisher: The National Postal Museum, London, 1979.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 272 pages, including 32 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
Classic work on the Queen Victoria issues of Great Britain. Very well illustrated.
£15.00Quantity:

Shackleton, Tim - 1840-1990 The Penny Black Anniversary Book
Shackleton, Tim - 1840-1990 The Penny Black Anniversary Book
Publisher: Royal Mail Stamps, London, 1990.
Paperback (thin card covers), dustwrapper, illustrated, 40 pages, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Souvenir book celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Penny Black. Very well illustrated in colour. Complete with the five anniversary stamps, miniature sheet and facsimile Mulready envelope.
£9.50Quantity:

Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl - Great Britain Surface Printed Postage Stamps 1855-1883 Low Values 2½d to 2s
Galland, Robert B. and Louis, Karl - Great Britain Surface Printed Postage Stamps 1855-1883
Low Values 2½d to 2s

Publisher: Great Britain Philatelic Society, 2009.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 236 ages, slight warping (bend) to the covers, in Good condition.
Superb handbook. Colour illustrated.
£40.00Quantity:

Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office A History
Robinson, Howard - The British Post Office
A History

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Connecticut, 1970.
Reprint, hardback, xvii + 467 pages + plates + maps, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of the scarce classic work originally published in 1948.
£30.00Quantity:

Jackson, H.T. - The Preparation of the Post Office Adhesive Telegraph Stamps of Great Britain
Jackson, H.T. - The Preparation of the Post Office Adhesive Telegraph Stamps of Great Britain
Publisher: privately published, Rugby, 1965.
Paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, covers slightly toned at the margins, else in Very Good condition.
No. 92 of an unspecified limited edition. Rare.
£30.00Quantity:

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