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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
["Maximus"] - The "Maximus" Great Britain
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1970.
Set of four auction catalogues, hardback, privately bound in grey cloth with the original pictorial card covers bound-in, illustrated, with all prices realised bound-in (two of the prices realised are photocopies), a few minor marks to the original card covers else in Very Good condition.
Complete set of four catalogues of the "Maximus" (R.A.G. Lee) collection of Great Britain Queen Victoria issues - one of the greatest collections of classic GB ever formed
£100.00Quantity:

[The Royal Philatelic Collection] - Stamps and Covers from the Royal Philatelic Collection
[The Royal Philatelic Collection] - Stamps and Covers from the Royal Philatelic Collection
Publisher: Spink, London, 2001.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 67 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of stamps from the Queen's collection. Featuring classic Great Britain and Empire, and Egypt and Suez Canal. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

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

Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 113 pages, with the prices realised, slight wear, in 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.
£9.50Quantity:

[Littaur, Gavin] - The Gavin Littaur Collection of British Postal History Featuring Selected Rare Covers from the Period 1840-53
[Littaur, Gavin] - The Gavin Littaur Collection of British Postal History
Featuring Selected Rare Covers from the Period 1840-53

Publisher: Spink, London, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 43 pages, very slight shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
39 lots featuring rare (many unique) line-engraved covers, Mulreadys, etc. All items illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

["Ziba"] - Great Britain - The "Ziba" Collection of Queen Victoria
["Ziba"] - Great Britain - The "Ziba" Collection of Queen Victoria
Publisher: Spink, London, 2008.
Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 56 pages, in Very Good condition.
Superb line-engraved content. Illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

["Severn"] - Great Britain Specialised featuring the "Severn" Collections
["Severn"] - Great Britain Specialised
featuring the "Severn" Collections

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, page-edges gilt, illustrated, 207 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue featuring the "Severn" collections of Parliamentary Envelopes, 1d Red Imprimaturs and Victorian Registered Mail. Well illustrated in colour.
£12.50Quantity:

Smith, W.J. - James Chalmers Inventor of the Adhesive Postage Stamp
Smith, W.J. - James Chalmers
Inventor of the Adhesive Postage Stamp

Publisher: David Winter & Son Ltd., Dundee, 1970.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 148 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.
The story of James Chalmers' claim to be the inventor of the postage stamp, and of the Chalmers-Hill controversy.
£9.50Quantity:

Bauschke, Werner - The Penny Postage Jubilee 1890 A Compilation of Contemporary Documents and Publications, Stationery and Postmarks
Bauschke, Werner - The Penny Postage Jubilee 1890
A Compilation of Contemporary Documents and Publications, Stationery and Postmarks

Publisher: London Postal History Group, 1989.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 98 pages, very slight corner-creasing to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Scarce anthology of 1890 publications relating to the Penny Postage Jubilee.
£15.00Quantity:

Osborn, Geoffrey - Naval Officers
Osborn, Geoffrey - Naval Officers' Letters
A Study of Letters Sent to and from British Royal Navy Officers Serving Abroad in the Victorian Era

Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, Bristol, 1995.
Large paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 134 pages, covers somewhat rubbed at edges, front cover creased, pages fine, in Good condition.
Illustrates pages from the author's collection with additional text. Illustrated in black & white.
£12.00Quantity:

[Bury, Lady Mairi] - The Great Britain Philatelic Collections of Lady Mairi Bury, FRPSL Volume Two
[Bury, Lady Mairi] - The Great Britain Philatelic Collections of Lady Mairi Bury, FRPSL
Volume Two

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 346 pages, mild shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Magnificent, very large catalogue of later Line-engraved, Surface-printed issues, the Gold Medal collection of Edward VII issues, etc. Illustrated in colour.
£22.00Quantity:

[Bury, Lady Mairi] - The Great Britain Philatelic Collections of Lady Mairi Bury, FRPSL Volume One
[Bury, Lady Mairi] - The Great Britain Philatelic Collections of Lady Mairi Bury, FRPSL
Volume One

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 343 pages, mild shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Magnificent, very large catalogue of GB Line-engraved. Illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

Stanton, J.B.M. - Great Britain The Varieties and Characteristics of the 1d. Red Line-Engraved Stamps 1841-1864
Stanton, J.B.M. - Great Britain
The Varieties and Characteristics of the 1d. Red Line-Engraved Stamps 1841-1864

Publisher: Chas. Nissen & Co. Ltd., London, 1958.
Hardback, 398 pages, foxing to endpapers, slight staining to fore-edges, internally clean, a perfectly Good working copy.
Rare, classic work on plating of the Penny Red.
£40.00Quantity:

Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Samuel, Marcus and Huggins, Alan - Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1980.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 254 pages, very short tear to dustwrapper at top of spine else in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook. The standard reference work on the subject.
£30.00Quantity:

Granzow, Gary W. - Line Engraved Security Printing: the Methods of Perkins Bacon 1790-1935 Banknotes and Postage Stamps
Granzow, Gary W. - Line Engraved Security Printing: the Methods of Perkins Bacon 1790-1935
Banknotes and Postage Stamps

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2012.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxiv + 319 pages, in Very Good condition.
Important handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
£45.00Quantity:

Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps 1855-1901
Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps
1855-1901

Publisher: Faber & Faber for the Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1958.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xxiii + 846 pages + 48 b/w plates, a couple of tiny short tears to the price-clipped dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Very detailed history of stamp production at De La Rue in the nineteenth century, based on the company's Day Books and Correspondence Books. Illustrated with black & white illustrations of hundreds of the rejected designs and essays. A classic work.
£45.00Quantity:

Fryer, Gavin and Akerman, Clive (Editors) - The Reform of the Post Office in the Victorian Era and its Impact on Economic and Social Activity Documentary History 1837 to 1864 Based on Sir Rowland Hill
Fryer, Gavin and Akerman, Clive (Editors) - The Reform of the Post Office in the Victorian Era and its Impact on Economic and Social Activity
Documentary History 1837 to 1864 Based on Sir Rowland Hill's Journal and Ancillary Papers, with Glossary, Bibliography and Comprehensive Index

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2000.
Two large volumes, hardbacks, dustwrappers, lviii + vi + 1304 pages, ex RPSL Library with their library bookplate to front pastedown-endpapers, dustwrappers slightly rubbed and chipped at corners, remains of a small sticker to dustwrapper of Vol II, in Good condition.
No. 38 of a limited edition of 650 copies (although it is understood that a substantial part of the print run was destroyed, thus the book is far scarcer than indicated by the stated print run). Foreword by Asa Briggs. Well illustrated including numerous colour plates. A huge work in two volumes. With much detail on Rowland Hill's reforms and the introduction of the first adhesive postage stamps. Out of print.
£120.00Quantity:

Lowe, Malcolm G. - The Mulready Advertisements
Lowe, Malcolm G. - The Mulready Advertisements
Publisher: Mulready Research Foundation, USA, 1983.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xviii + 320 pages, a couple of very short tears to the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Scarce work.
£45.00Quantity:

Evans, Major E.B. - The Mulready Envelope and its caricatures A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years
Evans, Major E.B. - The Mulready Envelope and its caricatures
A Description of the Mulready Envelope and of Various Imitations and Caricatures of its Design; with an Account of other Illustrated Envelopes of 1840 and Following Years

Publisher: SR Publishers & Stanley Gibbons, London, 1970.
Reprint, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 240 pages, in Very Good condition.
Reprint edition of this classic work on the Mulready and its caricatures. Profusely illustrated. This remains one of the main handbooks on the subject. The original 1891 edition is now very rare, and even this reprint edition is very difficult to find.
£55.00Quantity:

Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office from its Beginnings to the End of 1925
Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office
from its Beginnings to the End of 1925

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1926.
Hardback, original red cloth gilt, gilt 'Wyon Head' embossed on front cover, 354 pages + plates, binding a little rubbed, mild foxing to endpapers, in Good condition.
An important early work on postal history.
£85.00Quantity:

de Cock, André - Les Bureaux de Poste Anglais à l
de Cock, André - Les Bureaux de Poste Anglais à l'étranger et leurs oblitérations
Publisher: privately published, Brussels, 1940.
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 64 pages, text in French, spine rubbed, slight creasing to lower edge of front cover and a few pages, corner-creasing to some pages and to front cover with tiny amount of loss, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 150 copies only. Illustrated with 144 postmark illustrations and black & white photo-plates of covers. Very scarce handbook on "GB used abroad".
£120.00Quantity:

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