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Great Britain - Queen Victoria issues
[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.
£8.00Quantity:

[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, 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:

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:

["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:

 - 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.
£8.50Quantity:

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.
£7.50Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - Great Britain 1840-1910
The 'Besançon' Collection (part I)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2019.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 144 pages, with prices realised, text in English, a little mild creasing to edges of dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of classic GB. Very well illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part IX
["Lionheart"] - The "Lionheart" Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part IX
Publisher: Spink, London, 2019.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 79 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

 - Specialised Great Britain Important Line Engraved
- Specialised Great Britain
Important Line Engraved

Publisher: Grosvenor Auctions, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, large paperback, colour illustrated, 63 pages, slightest shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Superb reference catalogue of selected items from an award-winning collection.
£9.00Quantity:

["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, spine slightly sunned, slight corner-crease to front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.
Specialised collection of 1840 One Penny blacks, including Treasury Competition Essays, Rainbow Trials, etc.
£9.00Quantity:

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, slight wear to the dustwrapper, tiny dent to the front cover, previous owner's gift inscription to front endpaper, in 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.
£20.00Quantity:

[Vestey] - Great Britain Queen Victoria Issues including a selection if items from the Vestey Collection
[Vestey] - Great Britain Queen Victoria Issues
including a selection if items from the Vestey Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

[Adams, H.C.V.] - Catalogue, The First Portion of the H.C.V. Adams "Grand Prix" Collection of Great Britain Line-Engraved
[Adams, H.C.V.] - Catalogue, The First Portion of the H.C.V. Adams "Grand Prix" Collection of Great Britain Line-Engraved
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1956.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 48 pages, with photocopy prices realised, slight wear to top of spine else in Very Good condition.
Important sale of GB line-engraved. Well illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

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:

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:

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:

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