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Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain 1660-1939
Champion, R.H. and Hitchings, E.J. and Hall, E.A. - Licences and Related Ephemera of Great Britain
1660-1939

Publisher: Revenue Society of Great Britain, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 124 pages, corner-creasing and some shelfwear to the covers, a few pencil annotations to pages, in Good condition.
Excellent work on a topic not much covered elsewhere. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
£12.50Quantity:

[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 99 pages, prices realised, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of mainly Second World War postal history. The 725 lots cover a very wide range, both geographically and by subject, and include Air Letters and Airgraphs, Censored Mails, PoW Mails, Undercover Addresses, etc. Very well illustrated with 24 pages of colour plates.
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Trout, A.E. - The Influence of French Postal History on English Correspondence
Trout, A.E. - The Influence of French Postal History on English Correspondence
Publisher: The Regent Stamp Co. Ltd. [Robson Lowe], London, circa 1949.
Reprinted from "The Philatelist", paperback, illustrated, 12 pages, slight horizontal crease, mild wear, in Good condition.
Scarce monograph.
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Bottomley, Dr. Frank - The Franking System in the Post Office 1652-1840
Bottomley, Dr. Frank - The Franking System in the Post Office 1652-1840
Publisher: The Society of Postal Historians, 1988.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, v + 195 pages, mild dusty marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
President's Display to the Society of Postal Historians. An important study based on Frank Bottomley's collection.
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Johnson, Robert - Interruption of the mails in time of war or civil commotion
Johnson, Robert - Interruption of the mails in time of war or civil commotion
Publisher: Society of Postal Historians, 1986.
Society of Postal Historians Very Special Issue #4. Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 126 pages, short tears to the spine, in Good condition.
The President's Display to the SPH Conference in 1986 presenting selected covers from Robert Johnson's collection of Suspended Mail Services of the World. Scarce.
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[Osborn, Geoff] - The Geoff Osborn Worldwide Naval Mails
[Osborn, Geoff] - The Geoff Osborn Worldwide Naval Mails
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 54 pages, with prices realised, in Very Good condition.
The superb collection of Naval Concession Rate and "Ship's Bag" Mail. Well illustrated in colour.
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[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World" and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.
[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World"
and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of two fine collections. Well illustrated in colour.
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[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History
[Wilson, Harold] - The Harold Wilson Collections
of British and Australian - Airmail, Railway and Local Postal History

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2005.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the fascinating postal history collections formed by Harold Wilson. Featuring G.B. Airmails; Australian T.P.O.s; G.B. Railways & T.P.O.s; and Derbyshire Postal History. Well illustrated in colour.
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Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840
Robinson, David - For the Port & Carriage of Letters
A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1990.
Large format (A4) paperback, viii + 250 pages, illustrated, page-edges very foxed and with some foxing to the first few pages, a Good working copy.
An essential guide to British pre-adhesive postage rates. Long out of print and sought after.
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Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Holyoake, Alan - Great Britain, Secured Delivery Leading to Registration 1450-1862
Publisher: privately published, 2011.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 50 pages, corners slightly rubbed, some shelfwear but internally fine, in Good condition.
Brochure to accompany Alan Holyoake's Display to the Postal History Society. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1907.
First edition, two volumes, hardback, original green cloth, frontispiece + xix + 358 pages, frontispiece + xiii + 332 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, Vol. 2 a little rubbed to spine and with slight foxing to preliminaries, edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.
A classic history of the mail coach days. Well illustrated. Scarce.
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Mackay, James A. - British Post Office Numbers 1924-1969
Mackay, James A. - British Post Office Numbers 1924-1969
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1981.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 50 pages + ix plates, slight corner-crease, som spotting to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Dealing with the series of numbers which appeared in triangular dies, surcharge and explanatory marks from 1924 to 1969. A scarce book.
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Smyth, Eleanor C. - The Passing of The Penny Post
Smyth, Eleanor C. - The Passing of The Penny Post
Publisher: privately published, London, 1918.
Paperback, 15 pages, rusty staples removed leaving pages detached from the covers, a few small marks, in Good condition.
Booklet written by Rowland Hill's daughter on the abolition of the Penny Post in 1918. Rare.
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Latham, A.H. and Gibbs, C. - The Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District to 1937
Latham, A.H. and Gibbs, C. - The Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District to 1937
Publisher: Redhill Philatelic Society, 2012.
Large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, [ii] + 109 pages, small mark to top-edge of last few pages else in Very Good condition.
A much revised and enlarged edition of "An Introduction to the Postal History of Reigate, Redhill and District" originally published in 1973. With an extensive section on postal markings. Well illustrated including some in colour.
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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.
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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.
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[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.
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Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Publisher: Adlard Coles Ltd., 1956.
First edition, large hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, dustwrapper rubbed and chipped at edges with some loss of tiny fragments, front cover very slightly rubbed at one corner, pages clean and bright, signed by the author, in Good condition.
The classic work on the development of the transatlantic mail services. It covers the history of the rivalry for supremacy of the Atlantic that developed between Britain and America, the beginning of the pioneer steamship services, and the struggle for the much coveted mail contracts. With authoritative lists of all the regular mail carrying ships, postal rates, and other useful information. Well illustrated with maps, Post Office notices, illustrations of sailing packets and early steamships, and illustrations of postal markings. This remains one of the standard handbooks on the Transatlantic Mails.
£35.00Quantity:

Fryer, Gavin - Blindman
Fryer, Gavin - Blindman's Mail
How the Blind have been Served by the Post

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2010.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 165 pages, dedication from the author to the previous owner on title-page, slight mark/shelfwear to dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
History of the development of special postage rates for the blind. A very interesting read. With many tables of postage rates. Very well illustrated in colour.
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