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General philatelic works - History of Philately
 - Exposition Internationale de Timbres-Poste Catalogue Général
- Exposition Internationale de Timbres-Poste
Catalogue Général

Publisher: L'Union Philatélique de Genève, 1922.
Paperback, 64 pages, text in French, pages slightly toned, slight wear, in Good condition.
Rare exhibition catalogue.
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Magne, Jean-Pierre (editor) - Opus 5
Magne, Jean-Pierre (editor) - Opus 5
Publisher: Académie Européenne de Philatélie, 2005.
Large paperback, 130 pages, colour illustrated throughout, text in several languages, slight corner-creasing to front cover and first page, in Good condition.
The fifth annual publication by the AEP. Containing superb articles by some of Europe's most knowledgable philatelists on aspects of (mainly) European philately and postal history. Written largely in French, and some English and Italian, with short summaries in English & French at the end of each article. Some of the content includes: Les albums pour Timbres-Poste du XIXe siècle; Les «Post Office» de l'île Maurice: entre légende et réalité; The philatelic consequnces of Boundary changes in Upper Dahomey (1898-1919); Gli Uffici di Posta Militare Italiani in Turchia ed Anatolia al Termine del Primo Conflitto Mondiale, etc.
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Barnier, Fabien (editor) - Opus 3
Barnier, Fabien (editor) - Opus 3
Publisher: Académie Européenne de Philatélie, 2003.
Large paperback, 111 pages, colour illustrated throughout, text in several languages, corner-creasing to front cover and first few pages, some slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
The third annual publication by the AEP. Containing superb articles by some of Europe's most knowledgable philatelists on aspects of (mainly) European philately and postal history. Written largely in French, and some English, German and Italian, with short summaries in English & French at the end of each article.
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Dutau, G. and Storch, J. (editors) - Opus 2
Dutau, G. and Storch, J. (editors) - Opus 2
Publisher: Académie Européenne de Philatélie, 2002.
Large paperback, 153 pages, colour illustrated throughout, text in several languages, slight corner-crease to rear cover and very slight shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
The second annual publication by the AEP. Containing superb articles by some of Europe's most knowledgable philatelists on aspects of (mainly) European philately and postal history. Written largely in French, and some English, German and Italian, with short summaries in English & French at the end of each article. Some of the content includes: Les premiers timbres fiscaux de Belgique; Classic Errors of France (Part I); Salonique 1874-1875: timbres italiens, bateaux français, etc, etc.
£24.00Quantity:

Constantinis, Moses C. - The Philatelic Press in Greece (Periodicals, Catalogs and Philatelic Studies)
Constantinis, Moses C. - The Philatelic Press in Greece
(Periodicals, Catalogs and Philatelic Studies)

Publisher: privately published, Athens, 1961.
Paperback, 8 pages, text in English, with 4 page Summary of Reviews loosely inserted, small label to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Revised edition of an article which originally appeared in "Philatelic Literature Review". A useful history of Greek philatelic literature.
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 - The Bond Street Stamp Auctions Resumé 1933-34
- The Bond Street Stamp Auctions
Resumé 1933-34

Publisher: H.R. Harmer, London, 1934.
Paperback, illustrated, 39 pages, slight bend/crease, in Good condition.
Resumé of prices realised at the Harmer's Bond Street Sales in the 1933-34 season. The season was dominated by the sale of the "Hind" colonials including spectacular Mauritius. The forthcoming "Hind" Europeans are also previewed. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Negus, Ron; Fryer, Gavin & Whiteside, John; Sacher, John and Fryer, Gavin - Supplements to The London Philatelist:  Our National Philatelist, Sir Edward Denny Bacon (1860-1938); The Siver Yardstick: 1840-1871 Currencies applied to Postal Rates in the 19th Century; The Royal Centenary Exhibition Brochure; The Oil Rivers and Niger Coast Surcharged Provisionals and Bisected Stamps
Negus, Ron; Fryer, Gavin & Whiteside, John; Sacher, John and Fryer, Gavin - Supplements to The London Philatelist:
Our National Philatelist, Sir Edward Denny Bacon (1860-1938); The Siver Yardstick: 1840-1871 Currencies applied to Postal Rates in the 19th Century; The Royal Centenary Exhibition Brochure; The Oil Rivers and Niger Coast Surcharged Provisionals and Bisected Stamps

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1999-2009.
Hardback, privately bound, card covers with marbled boards, black cloth spine, original paper covers removed, 24 + 60 + 40 + 80 + 25 pages, in Very Good condition.
Four Supplements to The London Philatelist bound together (along with a 25 page article from the LP: Kingdom of Denmark 1851 to 1868 Adhesives in the Post & Abuses, by Gavin Fryer). Very well illustrated in colour.
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Brown, T.G. - A History of the Sheffield Philatelic Society
Brown, T.G. - A History of the Sheffield Philatelic Society
Publisher: Sheffield Philatelic Society, 1969.
First edition, paperback, 28 pages, a little spotting to the front cover, slight vertical crease, in Good condition.
Scarce original edition of this history of one of the country's oldest philatelic societies.
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Brown, T.G. and Sanderson, R.S. - A History of Sheffield Philatelic Society 1894-1994
Brown, T.G. and Sanderson, R.S. - A History of Sheffield Philatelic Society
1894-1994

Publisher: P.E. Robinson, Sheffield, 1994.
Paperback, illustrated, 67 pages, tiny marks and very slight corner creasing to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
A fine history of one of the country's oldest philatelic societies.
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 - Leicester Philatelic Society Diamond Jubilee Exhibition Programme
- Leicester Philatelic Society Diamond Jubilee Exhibition Programme
Publisher: Leicester Philatelic Society, 1965.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, tiny corner-crease to front cover, covers very slightly rubbed else in VG condition.
Includes a sixty year history of the Society, history of Leicester Post Office, details of the exhibits, etc.
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Whitehead, G.H. - A Short History of the Derby Philatelic Society
Whitehead, G.H. - A Short History of the Derby Philatelic Society
Publisher: privately published, nd (circa 2000).
Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, very mild shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Interesting history of the Society, including biographies of some of its leading members.
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Maassen, Wolfgang and Schouberechts, Vincent - Milestones of the Philatelic Literature of the 19th Century
Maassen, Wolfgang and Schouberechts, Vincent - Milestones of the Philatelic Literature of the 19th Century
Publisher: Le Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies de Monaco, 2013.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 512 pages, bilingual text in English & French, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
A monumental work, profusely illustrated in colour. A "must" for collectors of early philatelic literature.
£65.00Quantity:

Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006 A Century of Scottish Philately
Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006
A Century of Scottish Philately

Publisher: Caledonian Philatelic Society, Glasgow, 2005.
Hardback, illustrated, v + 179 pages, signed by the author and by the President and a past President of the Society, previous owner's name to front endpaper, slight hint of spine-lean else in Very Good condition.
A fine colour-illustrated history, with chapters on notable members, publications, exhibitions, etc.
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Ingram, Derek - Foreign and Colonial Currencies An Exhaustive Table: Corrcted to June 15th, 1921
Ingram, Derek - Foreign and Colonial Currencies
An Exhaustive Table: Corrcted to June 15th, 1921

Publisher: F.H. Vallancey, "Stamp Collecting", London, 1921.
Paperback, interleaved, 27 pages, the paper covers are larger than the pages with consequent chipping and small tears to the edges of the covers (no tears to the pages), pages slightly toned, ex libris W.R. Ricketts with his library stamp to front cover, in Good condition.
"Stamp Collecting Handbook No. 21". Very rarely seen.
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Gomm, Neville - The Postmark and Postal History Society of Southern Africa incorporating The Colonial Society A Historical Overview 1969 to 2000
Gomm, Neville - The Postmark and Postal History Society of Southern Africa incorporating The Colonial Society
A Historical Overview 1969 to 2000

Publisher: The Postmark and Postal History Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria, 2002.
Large format (A4) paperback, vi + 61 pages, slight stain to rear cover else in VG condition.
A seldom seen Society history.
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Howell, Alexander N.Y. - Stamp Collecting considered as a Science
Howell, Alexander N.Y. - Stamp Collecting considered as a Science
Publisher: C.H. Nunn, Bury St. Edmund's, [1891].
Small paperback, 58 pages + advertisements, covers torn with loss of some fragments and loss of most of the backstrip (paper covering spine), rear cover detached and front cover near detached, contents sound, in Fair condition.
Rare nineteenth century publication.
£12.50Quantity:

 - Ausstellungsführer, Frankreichsalon Briefmarkenschau mit Philatelie und Postgeschichte: Frankreich und Kolonien, Mainz und seine Bande mit Frankreich, Chronik der ArGe Frankreich
- Ausstellungsführer, Frankreichsalon Briefmarkenschau
mit Philatelie und Postgeschichte: Frankreich und Kolonien, Mainz und seine Bande mit Frankreich, Chronik der ArGe Frankreich

Publisher: ArGe Frankreich im Bund Deutscher Philatelisten, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 100 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue for an exhibition celebrating fifty years of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frankreich. With numerous interesting short articles on French philately and postal history.
£9.50Quantity:

Fleming, Ian J. - Scotland
Fleming, Ian J. - Scotland's First Philatelic Society
A History of the Scottish Philatelic Society 1893-1993

Publisher: Scottish Philatelic Society, Edinburgh, 1993.
Paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, VG condition.
Scarce.
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Melville, Fred J. - The Cradle of the Postage Stamp
Melville, Fred J. - The Cradle of the Postage Stamp
Publisher: Harmer, Rooke & Co. Ltd., London, 1923.
First edition, paperback, 30 pages, covers chipped at edges with some loss and a small repair, short tear to the margin of one page, else in Good condition.
Rare booklet by Fred Melville on stamp auctioneers Harmer, Rooke and their address at 69 Fleet Street, "the cradle of the postage stamp", where Perkins, Bacon printed the first stamps. Nicely illustrated with sepia photographs.
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Brühl, Prof. Carlrichard - Geschichte der Philatelie
Brühl, Prof. Carlrichard - Geschichte der Philatelie
Publisher: Georg Olms, 1985-86.
Two large hardback volumes, dustwrappers, illustrated, xvi + 600 + viii + 650 pages, text in German, short tear to dustwrapper of Vol. I and slight dust-marks to top-edge, else in Very Good condition.
A history of philately in two large volumes. Includes stamp dealers, collectors, philatelic literature, auctions, etc. Very well illustrated.
£100.00Quantity:

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