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General philatelic works - History of Philately
Maassen, Wolfgang - Die Geschichte des Prüfwesens in der deutschen Philatelie Index für Band 1-4
Maassen, Wolfgang - Die Geschichte des Prüfwesens in der deutschen Philatelie
Index für Band 1-4

Publisher: Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., 2009.
Paperback, 43 pages, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with label to spine and discreet library stamp at front, crease to rear cover and last page, in Good condition.
Essential index to the four volume history of German philatelic expertising, "Die Geschichte des Prüfwesens in der deutschen Philatelie".
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Fischer, Peter - Das philatelistische Prüfwesen in SBZ und DDR (1945-1990)
Fischer, Peter - Das philatelistische Prüfwesen in SBZ und DDR (1945-1990)
Publisher: Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., 2008.
Large hardback, 246 pages, illustrated, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with discreet library stamps to title-page else in Very Good condition.
Band 4 of "Die Geschichte des Prüfwesens in der deutschen Philatelie" covering the history of philatelic expertising in East Germany. Profusely illustrated in black & white.
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van Loo, Wilhelm - Das philatelistische Prüfwesen der Nachkriegszeit (1945-1958)
van Loo, Wilhelm - Das philatelistische Prüfwesen der Nachkriegszeit (1945-1958)
Publisher: Bundes Philatelistischer Prüfer e.V., 2008.
Large hardback, 336 pages, illustrated, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with discreet library stamps to title-page else in Very Good condition.
Band 2 of "Die Geschichte des Prüfwesens in der deutschen Philatelie" covering the history of philatelic expertising in post-war Germany. Profusely illustrated.
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Danesch, Hartwig - Die Geschichte der organisierten Jugendphilatelie in Deutschland
Danesch, Hartwig - Die Geschichte der organisierten Jugendphilatelie in Deutschland
Publisher: Consilium Phiatelicum, 1995.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamps to front cover and first page else in Very Good condition.
Interesting history. Illustrated in black & white.
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Paikert, Hans and Fischer, Peter - Nationale und internationale Briefmarkenausstellungen in Deutschland Teil 1.
Paikert, Hans and Fischer, Peter - Nationale und internationale Briefmarkenausstellungen in Deutschland
Teil 1.

Publisher: Consilium Phiatelicum, c.1998.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 42 pages, text in German, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamps to front cover and first page else in Very Good condition.
History of stamp exhibitions in Germany, 1884-1940.
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Beech, David R. - A Guide to Philatelic Research at The British Library
Beech, David R. - A Guide to Philatelic Research at The British Library
Publisher: privately published by the author, London, 2019.
First edition, large format (A4) paperback, 50 pages, in Fine condition.
This new monograph seeks to provide information to the philatelic research community, and other specialist users of the British Library's Philatelic Collections, which may otherwise only be available from diverse sources. The guide lists and describes the 78 philatelic collections held by the British Library, provides a subject index to their contents and gives details about their availability for research. The contents include: A Brief History of the British Library, A Brief History of the Philatelic Collections, List of the Philatelic Collections, Subject Index of the Philatelic Collections, Arranging to see the Philatelic Collections, the Philatelic Exhibition, Philatelic Literature, the Crawford Library, Stamp Albums, Other Collections of interest for philatelic research (which include Directories and Timetables, India Office Records, Maps, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Official Publications and Patents), a Select Bibliography and a General Index. As an appendix the Guide includes a new and revised third edition of the article by David Beech "Philatelic Research - A Basic Guide" which was first published in 2008.
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Negus, Ron - Our National Philatelist Sir Edward Denny Bacon, KCVO (1860-1938) A short biographical sketch
Negus, Ron - Our National Philatelist
Sir Edward Denny Bacon, KCVO (1860-1938) A short biographical sketch

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1999.
Supplement to "The London Philatelist", paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, very slight corner-crease, hint of rust to staples, else in Very Good condition.
Biography of the influential philatelist.
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Birch, Brian J. - The Fathers of Philately Inscribed on the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists
Birch, Brian J. - The Fathers of Philately
Inscribed on the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2019.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xx + 300 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
The Roll of Distinguished Philatelists was established in 1921 by the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain to recognise outstanding contributions to the development of philately. At its launch, the names of 43 philatelists were inscribed on the Roll, these were "The Fathers of Philately". A century after the last of the Fathers of Philately died, Brian Birch recounts the reasons why each of them was so honoured by the creators of the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists.
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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.
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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.
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 - 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.
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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.
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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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