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General philatelic works - History of Philately
Morgan, Helen - Blue Mauritius The Hunt for the World
Morgan, Helen - Blue Mauritius
The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London, 2006.
First edition, second impression, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 320 pages, tiny signs of shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Very readable account of the history of the Post Office Mauritius stamps. Perfect summer reading!
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Evans, Edward B. - A Catalogue for Collectors of Postage Stamps, Stamped Envelopes, Wrappers and Post Cards
Publisher: Pemberton, Wilson & Co., London, 1882-83.
Hardback, 263 pages + frontispiece "Watermarks of Great Britain" (bound in the Great Britain section in this copy) + Plates A & B + Plates I-LIV, signed by the author, a few tiny corner-creases to a few pages with loss of a few tiny page-corners, slight signs of age-wear, in Good condition.
Signed copy of this rare early work. Complete with all plates.
£75.00Quantity:

Rogers-Tillstone, Capt. B. - The Royal Philatelic Society London 1869-1969
Rogers-Tillstone, Capt. B. - The Royal Philatelic Society London 1869-1969
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1969.
Large hardback, original blue buckram, upper page-edges gilt, 192 pages + plates, illustrated, one or two tiny spots of foxing to the fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
A fine history of the oldest philatelic society in the world. Includes a useful bibliography of the Society's philatelic publications.
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Maassen, Wolfgang - 1919-2019 100 Years of Corinphila
Maassen, Wolfgang - 1919-2019 100 Years of Corinphila
Publisher: Corinphila Auktionen AG, Zurich, 2019.
Large hardback, illustrated, 306 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Superb history of the Swiss auction house. Well illustrated in colour.
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Bellamy, F.A. and Darlow, J.J. - A History of the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain and a Précis of the Proceedings at the First Four Congresses held at Manchester, London, Birmingham, Margate in 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912
Bellamy, F.A. and Darlow, J.J. - A History of the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain
and a Précis of the Proceedings at the First Four Congresses held at Manchester, London, Birmingham, Margate in 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912

Publisher: The Permanent Philatelic Congress Committee, London, 1914.
Second impression, paperback, vi + 144 pages, pages unopened (still joined at the top, not slit apart) few spots of foxing to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce Philatelic Congress history.
£25.00Quantity:

 - Centilux - Exposition Internationale du Centenaire des Timbres-poste Luxembourgeois Catalogue
- Centilux - Exposition Internationale du Centenaire des Timbres-poste Luxembourgeois
Catalogue

Publisher: , 1952.
Paperback, illustrated, 239 pages + 2 colour plates, text in French, slight knock to top of spine and tiny tear at foot of spine, minor corner-crease to front cover, in Good condition.
The catalogue features some fine articles (in French) on the pre-philately and first stamp issues of Luxembourg. Scarce.
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Hellman, Kaj and Stone, Jeffrey - Agathon Fabergé Portrait of a Philatelist
Hellman, Kaj and Stone, Jeffrey - Agathon Fabergé
Portrait of a Philatelist

Publisher: Suomen Filateliapalvelu Oy, 2017.
Hardback, illustrated, 380 pages, in Very Good condition.
A superb "philatelic biography" of the great philatelist. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
£60.00Quantity:

Kellow, Geoffrey and Turner, Russell - The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria Library A History and Catalogue
Kellow, Geoffrey and Turner, Russell - The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria Library
A History and Catalogue

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1996.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, xi + 514 pages, lacking the slipcase else in Very Good condition.
An important bibliographic work. Limited edition.
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Beech, David R. (editor) - 150th Anniversary Celebration Her Majesty The Queen
Beech, David R. (editor) - 150th Anniversary Celebration
Her Majesty The Queen's and Past Presidents' Collection

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2019.
Paperback, 41 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
'Hand-out' brochure to accompany a joint Display by various Past Presidents of the "Royal". Includes Chris Harman's "The Early Issues of Peru"; Alan Huggins: "The Introduction of Postal Stationery by Mauritius"; Frank Walton's "Great Britain: Queen Elizabeth Wildings"; Chris King's "Copenhagen Telephone Kiosks 1895-1980"; Brian Trotter's "Aspects of Southern African Postal History to 1910", etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Negus, Ron - The Earl of Crawford K.T. A Short Biographical Sketch
Negus, Ron - The Earl of Crawford K.T.
A Short Biographical Sketch

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2002.
Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, vertical crease caused by folding affecting covers and very slightly to pages, in Good condition.
Supplement to "The London Philatelist". Biography of the former President of the RPSL and renowned collector of philatelic literature.
£6.50Quantity:

Dave, Markand - The Royal Philatelic Society London Activities in India 2013-2017
Dave, Markand - The Royal Philatelic Society London
Activities in India 2013-2017

Publisher: RPSL, 2018.
Paperback, illustrated, [iii] + 38 pages, very slightly rubbed at foot of spine else in Very Good condition.
A history of RPSL meetings in India in recent years. Colour illustrated.
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Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor) - Victor Marsh
Marsh, Victor [pseudonym of H. Edgar Weston] and Van Gelder, Peter (editor) - Victor Marsh's Great Britain: Abnormal Embossed Postage Stamps of King Edward VII and King George V
Publisher: The Postal Stationery Society, 1998.
75th Anniversary edition, paperback, illustrated, 32 pages, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Reprint with additional Introduction of Victor Marsh's original 1923 publication. The booklet tells the story of how stamp-dealer H. Edgar Weston (who used the pseudonym "Victor Marsh") was able to take advantage of Post Office rules to print sheets of embossed stamps, which he then cut into pairs or other multiples and used on covers.
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Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010 A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland
Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010
A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland

Publisher: Aberdeen Philatelic Society, 2010.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xii + 165 pages, in Very Good condition.
A superb history, including exhibitions, awards, publications, library, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Morgan, Tom - International Stamp Dealers Directory 1953-1954
Morgan, Tom - International Stamp Dealers Directory 1953-1954
Publisher: Harris Publications, London, 1953.
Fourth edition, hardback, 128 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
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Vallancey, F. Hugh - The "Stamp Collecting" Year Book
Vallancey, F. Hugh - The "Stamp Collecting" Year Book
Publisher: "Stamp Collecting", London, 1925.
Paperback, 88 pages, previous owner's name to front cover, minor wear to spine, come creasing to rear cover and last few pages, in Good condition.
Includes a directory of stamp dealers, the philatelic press, philatelic publications 1924/25, Societies, exhibitions, etc.
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Harris, Albert H. - Who
Harris, Albert H. - Who's Who in Philately
The International Philatelic Directory

Publisher: The Philatelic Magazine, London, 1933.
Ninth edition, paperback, l + 184 pages, previous owner's name inscription to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Scarce and useful reference.
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Maassen, Wolfgang - Philatelie und Vereine im 19. Jahrhundert Von den Anfängen der Postwertzeichen zum ersten deutschen Sammlerverband
Maassen, Wolfgang - Philatelie und Vereine im 19. Jahrhundert
Von den Anfängen der Postwertzeichen zum ersten deutschen Sammlerverband

Publisher: PhilCreativ, 2006.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 627 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
An excellent history of philately in the nineteenth century. Including personalities, philatelic literature, albums, societies, etc. With an emphasis on Germany but including other countries. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Suppantschitsch, Victor - Bibliographie zugleich Nachschlagebuch der gesammten deutschen philatelistischen Literatur seit ihrem Entstehen bis Ende 1891
Suppantschitsch, Victor - Bibliographie zugleich Nachschlagebuch der gesammten deutschen philatelistischen Literatur seit ihrem Entstehen bis Ende 1891
Publisher: A. Larisch, München, 1892.
Hardback, 748 pages, text in German, binding only very slightly rubbed, a couple of blue pencil underlinings to title-page, else in Very Good condition.
The most important bibliography of early German language philatelic literature. Very rare.
£375.00Quantity:

Bacon, E.D. - Catalogue of the Crawford Library of Philatelic Literature at the British Library
Bacon, E.D. - Catalogue of the Crawford Library of Philatelic Literature at the British Library
Publisher: The Printer' Stone Limited, 1991.
Revised edition, 500 copies printed, large hardback, circa 550 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
The 1991 reprint of the original 1911 work and the later Supplement and Addenda, with new Preface by David Beech and with British Library shelfnumbers in margins. This is the catalogue of the famous Crawford library - the most complete collection of early philatelic literature in existence. Edward Denny Bacon took ten years arranging and cataloguing the Earl of Crawford's remarkable library of some 4,500 volumes, and his labours eventually resulted in this monumental work. The "Bible" for collectors of early philatelic literature, it lists almost every book, catalogue, journal, or pamphlet relating to philately to be published anywhere in the world prior to 1908.
£100.00Quantity:

MacGuffin, R.D. - Stamps as an Investment
MacGuffin, R.D. - Stamps as an Investment
Publisher: Diehl, Landau & Pettit, New York, 1935.
Second edition, hardback, 192 pages, mild toning to the endpapers, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£6.50Quantity:

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