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Great Britain - Postal History
[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes The Hassan Shaida Collection
[Shaida, Hassan] - Illustrated Envelopes
The Hassan Shaida Collection

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 128 pages, tiny corner-creases to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£12.00Quantity:

Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Moubray, Jane & Michael - British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1992.
First edition, large hardback, illustrated, xxxii + 512 pages + 2 colour plates, obvious spine-lean (spine-roll), a Good working copy.
First edition of the major work on the subject. With extensive tables of rates explaining the complexities of the different rates in detail. An important handbook. Scarce and sought after.
£95.00Quantity:

Tabeart, Colin - Australia New Zealand UK Mails Volume 2, 1881-1900 Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home
Tabeart, Colin - Australia New Zealand UK Mails Volume 2, 1881-1900
Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home

Publisher: privately published, 2011.
First edition, large hardback, illustrated, vi + 410 pages, in Very Good condition.
A detailed handbook of rates and routes.
£60.00Quantity:

Arnell, J.C. - Atlantic Mails A history of the mail service between Great Britain and Canada to 1889
Arnell, J.C. - Atlantic Mails
A history of the mail service between Great Britain and Canada to 1889

Publisher: National Postal Museum, Ottawa, 1980.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 412 pages, dustwrapper creased and rubbed at edges, a little foxing to top page-edges, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook. Illustrated in colour.
£50.00Quantity:

Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail Volume 1
Winter, Richard F. - Understanding Transatlantic Mail
Volume 1

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 2006.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 482 pages + cd-rom in pocket at end, in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook on maritime rates and postal markings. This first volume covers the mails of the first contracts between the US and Bremen, Prussia, Great Britain and France. Out of print and scarce.
£150.00Quantity:

Furfie, Michael - International Postage Rates 1890s-1957
Furfie, Michael - International Postage Rates 1890s-1957
Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 2010.
Large (A4) paperback, spiralbound, 90 pages, in VG condition.
The author has used previously undiscovered data in the Post Office archives to compile this listing of incoming foreign Surface Rates to the United Kingdom. A useful reference work.
£15.00Quantity:

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, spine slightly rubbed, one corner of front cover rubbed, minor marks, 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.
£17.50Quantity:

Slemons, Thomas - Suffolk Postal History and Postal Markings to 1844 The Postal History of Suffolk and A Replacement of the Suffolk Chapter of The British County Catalogue
Slemons, Thomas - Suffolk Postal History and Postal Markings to 1844
The Postal History of Suffolk and A Replacement of the Suffolk Chapter of The British County Catalogue

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2017.
Large hardback, illustrated, 585 pages, in Very Good condition.
A huge work. Very well illustrated in colour.
£45.00Quantity:

Swarbrick, Bob - The Royal Marines Home and Abroad, A Postal History 1664-1994
Swarbrick, Bob - The Royal Marines
Home and Abroad, A Postal History 1664-1994

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2006.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 162 pages, one or two tiny blemishes else in Very Good condition.
Excellent, very well illustrated handbook.
£30.00Quantity:

Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Publisher: The Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 2005.
Large hardback, illustrated, 380 pages, one corner of front cover very slightly bumped, a few pages lightly creased, a few minor marks to the contents page, in Good condition.
Large, very detailed work on the mileage marks of the Midland counties and the mail-coach routes to London. Very well illustrated.
£30.00Quantity:

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 else in Very Good condition.
The standard reference work on Maltese Cross cancels.
£24.00Quantity:

Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840 With a description of the postmarks used therein
Brumell, George - The Local Posts of London 1680-1840
With a description of the postmarks used therein

Publisher: R. C. Alcock Ltd., nd [circa 1973].
Second edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 91 pages, minor marks to front cover, foxing to top page-edges but internally clean, in Good condition.
Reprint of the scarce 1938 handbook on the history of Dockwra's Penny Post, the Government Penny Post, and the Twopenny Post. With details of the postmarks used by each. Well illustrated.
£12.00Quantity:

Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919 Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies
Carter, F.J. and Russell, Neil M. (editor) - The Post & Censor & Other Marks from Prisoners of War Letters 1914-1919
Part 1 British Isles, Dominions and Colonies

Publisher: Chavril Press, Perth, 1996.
Third edition, paperback, illustrated, iii + 35 pages, slight corner-crease, minor marks to covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
A splendid introduction to a subject on which little has been published. It lists the 570+ P.O.W. Camps in the British Isles together with information on those in thirteen Dominions and Colonies. With over 150 illustrations of censor marks, instructional cachets and stationery.
£10.00Quantity:

Stitt Dibden, W.G. - The Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
Stitt Dibden, W.G. - The Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1963.
Special Series No. 14, limited edition of 100 copies, paperback, illustrated, 77 pages + illustrations, foxing to the covers and page-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce and useful work.
£15.00Quantity:

Kirk, R. - Australian Mails via Suez 1852 to 1926
Kirk, R. - Australian Mails via Suez
1852 to 1926

Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1989.
Large paperback, illustrated, v + 324 pages, in Very Good condition.
Detailed handbook.
£30.00Quantity:

Boyden, Peter B. - Tommy Atkins
Boyden, Peter B. - Tommy Atkins' Letters
The History of the British Army Postal Service from 1795

Publisher: National Army Museum, London, 1990.
Large format (A4) paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated in colour, 48 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent history of the British Army Postal Service's role in the wars and campaigns of the 19th and 20th centuries. With fine colour illustrations. Out of print and now scarce.
£8.50Quantity:

Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I Before and After - 1903 to 1929
Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I
Before and After - 1903 to 1929

Publisher: privately published, 1977.
Large paperback (card covers), plastic comb-binding, illustrated, 300 pages, a little corner-creasing to the covers, some spotting/dusty marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
No. 73 of 600 copies printed. "An illustrated reference book of British Army postmarks and their location at home and abroad during the campaigns of the War and also on manoeuvres operations and post war occupations, with relevant historical and postal information." Very detailed. The standard handbook on the subject.
£35.00Quantity:

Mackay, James - Scotland
Mackay, James - Scotland's Posts
Publisher: privately published by the author, Glasgow, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 163 pages + maps, tiny corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
A superb history of the development of the postal system in Scotland. Illustrated with postmarks; with useful appendices, and maps.
£15.00Quantity:

Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet 1860-1925
Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet
1860-1925

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2006.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, (ii) + 119 pages, very slight corner-creasing to rear covers else in Very Good condition.
The postmarks of the floating Post Office on board the various steamers of the City of Dublin Steam Packet Co, which sailed between Holyhead and the Irish harbour of Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire), have long held a fascination for postal historians. Every type of postmark and supplementary mark used in the 65 years of the operation of the Post Office is shown, with many colour illustrations of covers.
£18.00Quantity:

[Clifford-Jones, Neville] - The Neville Clifford-Jones Collection of Hand Decorated Covers of the World, 1840-1918
[Clifford-Jones, Neville] - The Neville Clifford-Jones Collection of Hand Decorated Covers of the World, 1840-1918
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2011.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 62 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

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