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Cooper, Jal - India Used Abroad
Cooper, Jal - India Used Abroad
Publisher: privately published by the author, Bombay, 1950.
First edition, hardback, original red cloth, illustrated, 100 pages, covers lightly sunned in places, some small sellotape marks to endpapers, in Good condition.
Classic handbook on India used Abroad. Scarce.
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Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1775-1950, Vol. III The Empire in Asia
Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1775-1950, Vol. III The Empire in Asia
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1951.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 559 pages, dustwrapper in Poor condition with several tears and loss of some fragments, page-edges only very slightly toned, in Good condition.
Third volume in the unparallelled series of great use to British Empire collectors. As with the rest of the series, the book not only covers the adhesive postage stamp issues in detail, but also the postal history of, in this case, British Asia, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, military campaigns, etc. and with an Appendix on Early Indian Cancellations by W. Renouf. Well illustrated throughout, including three colour plates. For collectors of British Asia this should be a "must".
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Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1981.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 188 pages, dustwrapper rubbed, top page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
The classic work on the interesting postal history and curious native stamps of Tibet. The history of the Younghusband expeditions of 1903 and 1904, the introduction of the British-Indian and Chinese postal agencies and the establishment and expansion of Tibet's own postal services are dealt with fully. The philatelic problems arising from the Tibetan stamps with their varied inks and settings, and the variety of datestamps are also carefully described. For good measure, the history of the Mount Everest expeditions and flights are also included. Long out of print and scarce.
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