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General philatelic works - Bibliographies
Kock, G. - World Forgery Catalogue A Reference List of Stamp Forgery Descriptions
Kock, G. - World Forgery Catalogue
A Reference List of Stamp Forgery Descriptions

Publisher: Porssitieto Ky, Helsinki, 1998.
First edition, paperback, 89 pages, text in English, slight corner-creasing, few minor dusty marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
A handy guide designed to make it easier to take advantage of the information published in the old handbooks on forgeries such as Earée's Album Weeds, Serrane's Vade-Mecum, the Fournier Album of Philatelic Forgeries, the Billig Forgery Handbooks, and many others. Thousands of forged stamps are listed along with references to them in more than 70 important forgery handbooks.
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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, mild wear and few minor marks to the covers, 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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[Hackmey, Joseph] - Philatelic Literature Auction featuring the Joseph Hackmey Philatelic Library
[Hackmey, Joseph] - Philatelic Literature Auction featuring the Joseph Hackmey Philatelic Library
Publisher: Huys-Berlingin AG, Liechtenstein, 2003.
Auction catalogue, hardback, 115 pages, slightest signs of wear else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of more than seven-thousand lots, with many of the great rarities of philatelic literature, and including a remarkable section of 'named' auction catalogues.
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Hellrigl, Wolfgang and Gabrisch, Karl - Tibet - A Philatelic and Numismatic Bibliography
Hellrigl, Wolfgang and Gabrisch, Karl - Tibet - A Philatelic and Numismatic Bibliography
Publisher: George Alevizos, California, 1983.
Large paperback, 76 pages, corner-creasing to pages at one corner, in Good condition.
No. 167 of a limited edition of 300 copies. A critical bibliography containing over 500 titles on Tibetan philately and numismatics, postal and monetary histories.
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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, very slight creasing to one corner caused in transit else in Very Good+ 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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Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland A Philatelic Miscellany
Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland
A Philatelic Miscellany

Publisher: Aberdeen & North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1985.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 63 pages, a few small marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Several interesting articles, including: A Short Postal History of Aberdeen, by W.L. Falconer; The Post Office Mechanisation Programme in the Northeast of Scotland, by J.M. Cooper; An Introduction to the Postmarks of Aberdeen; Grampian Mail by Rail, by J.J. Waterman; Recorded Use of Scots Local Namestamps in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire 1840-1860, by R.A. Stables; P.J. Anderson - Philatelic Archaeologist and Bibliographer, by J.C. Stone.
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Mena, Hector R. - Index to Costa Rican Philatelic Literature Part II 1974-1992
Mena, Hector R. - Index to Costa Rican Philatelic Literature
Part II 1974-1992

Publisher: Society of Costa Rica Collectors [SOCORICO], 1993.
Second edition, paperback, vi + 59 pages, in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive bibliography.
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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. and Berry, Allan P. and Startup, Robin M. - New Zealand and Dependencies - A Philatelic Bibliography
Beech, David R. and Berry, Allan P. and Startup, Robin M. - New Zealand and Dependencies - A Philatelic Bibliography
Publisher: privately published, 2004.
Large format (A4) hardback, original green cloth with gilt title to spine, xv + 288 pages, in Fine condition.
Th comprehensive and detailed bibliography of books, catalogues, periodicals, auction catalogues, etc. Very useful.
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Negus, James - Philatelic Literature Compilation Techniques and Reference Sources
Negus, James - Philatelic Literature
Compilation Techniques and Reference Sources

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, x + 293 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with a very short tear, slight foxing/dusty marks to page edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Important work for the serious philatelic bibliophile.
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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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Maassen, Wolfgang - Dr. Paul Singer & the History of Shanahan Auctions
Five Years to the Top of the World and a Deep Fall

Publisher: Phil Creativ, 2019.
First edition, large format hardback, illustrated, 188 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
An excellent new history of the infamous Dr Singer and Shanahan Stamp Auctions. A comprehensive account including much new information, very well illustrated in colour and including a colour illustrated bibliography of the auction catalogues.
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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, in Very Good condition.
Biography of the influential philatelist.
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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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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.
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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.
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Price, Raymond - Harry Hayes Philatelic Literature Auctions, Index to Lots and Realisations Volume 2: Publications of the 1970s
Price, Raymond - Harry Hayes Philatelic Literature Auctions, Index to Lots and Realisations
Volume 2: Publications of the 1970s

Publisher: privately published by the author, Adelaide, 1995.
Large format (A4) paperback, viii + 182 pages, No. 14 of a limited edition of 250 copies, slight corner-creasing, one or two tiny marks, in Good condition.
The second volume in a five-volume series indexing the books and periodicals sold by Harry Hayes in his 89 auctions of philatelic literature held between 1960 and 1986. This volume lists publications issued in the 1970s, and is indexed by Subject, Author and Title. Long out-of-print.
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Price, Raymond - Index to Harry Hayes Philatelic Literature Auctions Volume 1: Publications of the 1980s
Price, Raymond - Index to Harry Hayes Philatelic Literature Auctions
Volume 1: Publications of the 1980s

Publisher: privately published by the author, Adelaide, 1993.
Large format (A4) paperback, vi + 79 pages, limited edition of 250 copies, covers and page-edges slightly toned, some creasing to front cover and one corner, internally clean, a Good working copy.
The first volume in a five-volume series indexing the books and periodicals sold by Harry Hayes in his 89 auctions of philatelic literature held between 1960 and 1986. This volume lists publications issued in the 1980s, and is indexed by Subject, Author and Title. Long out-of-print.
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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.
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