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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History 1534-1867
[Jay, Barrie] - The Barrie Jay, F.R.P.S.,L. Collection of British Postal History
1534-1867

Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2000.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 98 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the sale of the truly magnificent and unique collection of British Postal History formed by Professor Barrie Jay, co-author with Martin Willcocks of The British County Catalogues of Postal History. A wonderful collection with a strong emphasis on the postal history of London, with many very rare pieces including an Original Dockwra cover. Profusely illustrated, with 24 pages of plates, including some in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Chalmers, Patrick - Submission of The Sir Rowland Hill Committee Second Edition, with Opinions from the Press (Fourth Series) on "The Adhesive Postage Stamp"
Chalmers, Patrick - Submission of The Sir Rowland Hill Committee
Second Edition, with Opinions from the Press (Fourth Series) on "The Adhesive Postage Stamp"

Publisher: Effingham Wilson, London, 1886.
Paperback, 115 pages, ex Smithsonian Library with their ink-stamp to front cover and to title-page along with ink-stamp "Gift of George T Turner", tear to front cover at top of spine, loss of tiny corner-piece of front cover, in Good condition.
One of the pamphlets written by Patrick Chalmers promoting his father, James Chalmers, as the true inventor of the adhesive postage stamp. Sir Rowland Hill's son, Pearson Hill, also published pamphlets putting his family's side of the argument in what became known as the "Chalmers-Hill Controversy". Rare.
£30.00Quantity:

Bodily, Ritchie and Jarvis, Chris and Hahn, Charless - British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century
Bodily, Ritchie and Jarvis, Chris and Hahn, Charless - British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century
Publisher: The Collectors Club of Chicago, 1984.
Hardback, illustrated, ix + 331 pages, very slight marks to upper page-edges, in Good condition.
Superb work on the Mulready Caricatures, Propaganda, Patriotic Enelopes etc. Very well illustrated (including colour plates). The standard work on the subject.
£45.00Quantity:

Nissen, Charles - The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840 With a description of each individual stamp on the eleven different plates, affording a guide to collectors in the reconstruction of the sheets
Nissen, Charles - The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840
With a description of each individual stamp on the eleven different plates, affording a guide to collectors in the reconstruction of the sheets

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1998.
Second edition, large hardback, maroon cloth gilt, dustwrapper, 122 pages + 120 plates, slight signs of use, else in Very Good condition.
Reprint edition of the classic guide to plating the 1d Black.
£100.00Quantity:

[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
Publisher: Phillips, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, with the prices realised, very slight toning to one corner, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Illustrated in black & white (with some colour illustrations to the rear cover).
£9.50Quantity:

[Gross, William H.] - The William H. Gross Collection of Great Britain Line Engraved Issues 1840-1841
[Gross, William H.] - The William H. Gross Collection of Great Britain Line Engraved Issues 1840-1841
Publisher: Shreves, New York, 2007.
Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 69 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of a spectacular collection featuring many exceptional pieces including magnificent Penny Black multiples. Well illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

[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, corners of covers slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
39 lots featuring rare (many unique) line-engraved covers, Mulreadys, etc. All items illustrated in colour.
£8.00Quantity:

["Camping"] - The Camping Collection of Great Britain
["Camping"] - The Camping Collection of Great Britain
Publisher: Spink, London, 2019.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 95 pages, in Very Good condition.
Fine catalogue of postage stamp issues of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V. Well illustrated in colour.
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[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, edges of covers slightly rubbed. shelfwear to covers and page-edges, internally fine, in 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.
£16.00Quantity:

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, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Superb handbook. The standard reference work on the subject.
£28.00Quantity:

Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1970.
Second (Revised) edition, paperback, illustrated, 134 pages, slight shelfwear, slight corner-crease to front cover, small marks to front cover, pages clean, in Good condition.
The standard reference work on Maltese Cross cancels.
£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, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 181 pages, minor dusty marks, page-edges very slightly toned, in Good condition.
Comprehensive reference, profusely illustrated. This first volume includes details from over one hundred post towns arranged alphabetically from A to L.
£50.00Quantity:

Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Litchfield, P.C. - Guide Lines to the Penny Black
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1949.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 224 pages, dustwrapper has several tears with some loss, some soiling to the dustwrapper, heavy foxing to endpapers, lighter foxing to first and last few leaves and to page-edges, a Good working copy.
The classic plating guide providing "A detailed description of each one of the 2880 stamps and the plates from which it was printed."
£24.00Quantity:

Holyoake, Alan - Die Erste Briefmarke der Welt
Holyoake, Alan - Die Erste Briefmarke der Welt
Publisher: privately published, 2014.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 144 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
Superb brochure/book issued to accompany Alan Holyoake's display showing the introduction and development of the Penny Black. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
£35.00Quantity:

["Daisy"] - Postage Stamps of Great Britain The "Daisy" Grand Prix Collection of 1840-41 Line-engraved Issues
["Daisy"] - Postage Stamps of Great Britain
The "Daisy" Grand Prix Collection of 1840-41 Line-engraved Issues

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1996.
Auction catalogue, hardback, illustrated, 235 pages, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of one of the great collections of Line-engraved. Colour illustrated throughout.
£25.00Quantity:

["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:

["Aphrodite"] - Cyprus The "Aphrodite" Collection
["Aphrodite"] - Cyprus
The "Aphrodite" Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 85 pages, a little shelfwear to the covers, in Good condition.
Excellent catalogue featuring Overprints on stamps of Great Britain, Proofs, Colour Trials, Specimens, stamps and covers, perforation varieties, etc of Cyprus. Well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Williams, L.N. and Bianchi, Paolo - Victor Victoria Il Primo Francobollo del Mondo, Il Primo Francobollo d
Williams, L.N. and Bianchi, Paolo - Victor Victoria
Il Primo Francobollo del Mondo, Il Primo Francobollo d'Italia

Publisher: Giulio Bolaffi, 1990.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 70 pages, text in Italian, slight sunning to the spine and covers else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated two-part study of the introduction of Great Britain's first postage stamp (the Penny Black) and the first Italian postage stamp (the Kingdom of Sardinia's issue featuring Victor Emmanuel II).
£8.50Quantity:

 - Mediterranean and Atlantic Mailboat Covers and Cancellations
- Mediterranean and Atlantic Mailboat Covers and Cancellations
Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, edges of front cover very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of mailboat covers and cancels (mainly on the stamps of Great Britain). Very well illustrated in colour.
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West, Richard and Muir, Douglas N. - The Story of Definitive Stamps
West, Richard and Muir, Douglas N. - The Story of Definitive Stamps
Publisher: Royal Mail, London, 1994.
Hardback, illustrated, 55 pages, in Very Good condition.
A survey of definitive postage stamps of Great Britain. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout.
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