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General philatelic works - Airmail
Baldwin, N.C. - Great Britain Airway Letter Stamps and Services
Baldwin, N.C. - Great Britain Airway Letter Stamps and Services
Publisher: Francis J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, 1966.
Paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, slight creasing to front cover, in Good condition.
Useful booklet with Checklist of B.E.A., Cambrian Airways, etc. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1964.
Hardback, original blue cloth, dustwrapper, 327 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, a few tiny spots of foxing to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent history of Britain's overseas postal service.
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Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Publisher: Newall Consultants Ltd., London, nd (circa 1983).
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xv + 226 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with a very short tear, ex libris National Archives of Canada with bookplate to front endpaper and label to spine, in Good condition.
Illustrated catalogue/handbook of all flights from 1905 to 1934.
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Michaelis, Curt and du Boulay, P.G.H. (translator) - Flugpost Von und Nach Danzig (Teil I & II) plus English Translation
Michaelis, Curt and du Boulay, P.G.H. (translator) - Flugpost Von und Nach Danzig (Teil I & II)
plus English Translation

Publisher: privately published, 1973-74 & 1989.
Paperbacks, 51 + 36 + 52 pages, illustrated, some foxing to page-edges of the English translation and very slight rust to staples else in Very Good condition.
The original work in two parts on Airmails to and from Danzig (in German), along with the English translation.
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Entwistle, Charles - Wartime Airmails The Horseshoe Route
Entwistle, Charles - Wartime Airmails
The Horseshoe Route

Publisher: Chavril Press, Perth, 1992.
Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, slightest tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
An informative little airmail postal history study which relates the fascinating story of how Britain remained in touch with her vast sprawling Empire during World War II by way of the Horseshoe Route. A route flown by B.O.A.C., with assistance from other airlines, from Durban in South Africa through East Africa, the Sudan and Egypt, via the Middle East and Indian sub-continent, on to Singapore and the Netherlands East Indies and finally through to Sydney, Australia - with a service linking it to New Zealand! It tells of alterations, additions and disruptions to the route with additional information on supporting routes, postal rates and postal services provided.
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Priddy, Barbara (editor) - West African Airmails The McCaig and Porter Collections
Priddy, Barbara (editor) - West African Airmails
The McCaig and Porter Collections

Publisher: West Africa Study Circle, UK, 2002.
First edition, large format (A4) hardback, original blue cloth binding with gold title to spine, illustrated, 168 pages, in Very Good condition.
An excellent work which reproduces (mainly in back & white) pages from the McCaig and Porter collections along with an Introduction by the editor, maps and several pages of colour illustrations.
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Gatchell, L.B. (Editor-in-Chief) - American Air Mail Catalogue A Reference Listing of the Airposts of the World, Volume One
Gatchell, L.B. (Editor-in-Chief) - American Air Mail Catalogue
A Reference Listing of the Airposts of the World, Volume One

Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1966.
Fourth edition, Deluxe edition, hardback, silver page-edges, signed by the editors, illustrated, 541 pages, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, else in Very Good condition.
Rarely seen Deluxe edition of Volume One of the four volume set. This volume includes US Air Mail Stamps, US Pioneer Flights, US Governmental flights, Trans-Oceanic Record Flights, the Siege of Paris Balloon flights, Zeppelin Posts, Airport Dedication Covers, Crash Covers, etc.
£25.00Quantity:

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O'Sullivan, Thomas J. - The Pioneer Airplane Mails of the United States
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, N.J., 1985.
Hardback, illustrated, vii + 338 pages, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine and bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent history of early American airmails.
£18.00Quantity:

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O'Sullivan, Thomas J. and Weber, Karl B. - History of the United States Pioneer and Government-Operated Air Mail Service 1910-1928
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, Philadelphia, 1973.
Hardback, illustrated, ix + 180 pages,ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and library pocket at rear, one corner of front cover very slightly bumped, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook of early American airmails.
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Chaintrier, Louis A. - Balloon Post of the Siege of Paris 1870-71
Chaintrier, Louis A. - Balloon Post of the Siege of Paris 1870-71
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1976.
Hardback, illustrated, vi + 163 pages, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and library pocket at rear, else in Very Good condition.
English translation of the original French work, with an Introduction by Ernst Cohn, and supplemented with the French Balloon section of the American Airmail Catalogue and a Memoir of the Carrier Pigeon Service by George W. Angers.
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Thompson, R.R. - The Siege of Paris, September 1870-January 1871 Par Ballon Monté
Thompson, R.R. - The Siege of Paris, September 1870-January 1871
Par Ballon Monté

Publisher: privately published, 1975.
Hardback, illustrated, 322 pages, text in English, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and library pocket at rear, else in Very Good condition.
No. 123 of a limited edition of 525 copies. Scarce work on the Balloon Posts of the Siege of Paris. Well illustrated.
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Holmes, Donald B. - Air Mail an illustrated history 1793-1981
Holmes, Donald B. - Air Mail
an illustrated history 1793-1981

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter Inc., New York, 1981.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 226 pages, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and library pocket at rear, else in Very Good condition.
A superb history of Air Mails of the world. Very well illustrated in black & white and colour.
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Nahl, Dr Perham C. (Editor-in-Chief) - American Air Mail Catalogue A Reference Listing  of the Airposts of the World, Volumes 1-5 & 1990 Pricing Supplement
Nahl, Dr Perham C. (Editor-in-Chief) - American Air Mail Catalogue
A Reference Listing of the Airposts of the World, Volumes 1-5 & 1990 Pricing Supplement

Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1974-1985.
Fifth edition, hardbacks, illustrated, 2705 pages + 218 pages (Pricing Supplement), ex libris Canada National Archives with labels to spines, bookplates to front pastedown endpapers and library pockets to rear pastedown endpapers, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
A major reference work, particularly for American flights but also including Siege of Paris, Early Foreign flights, Zeppelin Mails, Catapult flights, etc.
£75.00Quantity:

Jandrue, Chas. E. et al (editors) - The Dworak Specialized Catalog of U.S. Air Mail Covers
Jandrue, Chas. E. et al (editors) - The Dworak Specialized Catalog of U.S. Air Mail Covers
Publisher: The Gossip Printery, Kansas, 1930.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, 288 pages, ex library with label to spine, library marks of Canada P.O. Dept. Library & Chief Supt. Air Mail Service & bookplate of Canada National Archives, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Lang, D. and Saunders, R. - A Guide to the Postal Stationery of India Volume 4. Aerogrammes & Inland Letter Cards
Lang, D. and Saunders, R. - A Guide to the Postal Stationery of India
Volume 4. Aerogrammes & Inland Letter Cards

Publisher: India Study Circle for Philately, 1984.
First edition, paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, 71 pages, one or two tiny marks else in Very Good condition.
Detailed and well illustrated guide to Indian aerogrammes (air letters) and inland letter cards, both civil and military.
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Jennings, Peter - Aerogrammes
Jennings, Peter - Aerogrammes
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1973.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrations, xi + 91 pages, few short tears to the dustwrapper, ex libris Canada Postal Museum with library label to spine, bookplate inside front cover and library pocket to rear endpaper, pages clean, in Good condition.
The standard work on the history of aerogrammes from the pioneer balloon posts of the 1870-71 siege of Paris to the production of pictorial aerogrammes in 1972, and including a chapter on the World War II Airgraphs. Well illustrated, including some in colour.
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 - Airmail Postal History of Costa Rica
- Airmail Postal History of Costa Rica
Publisher: Society of Costa Rica Collectors, Baton Rouge, 1999.
Paperback, illustrated, [vi] + 121 pages, ex libris National Archives of Canada with label to front cover and bookplate inside front cover, covers slightly sunned, pages fine, in Good condition.
Comprehensive study of Costa Rica airmails. Illustrated in black & white.
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Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1996.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 425 pages + 16 colour plates, tear to front panel of dustwrapper, ex libris National Archives of Canada with their bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and further library labels to spine, dustwrapper spine and endpapers, in Good condition.
The very elusive second edition of this essential handbook/catalogue of pre-War British External Airmails.
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Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2000.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, v + 111 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring four excellent postal history studies: "On Dragon's Wings" Twentieth century Air Routes to the Far East (The China Connection); "The Factory Inspectorate in England", Postal matters relting to social reform; "Crossroads at Panama", Panama Railways; and "Westphalia & the Grand Duchy of Berg", postal communications between Russia and Prussia to Holland and France 1790-1814.
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Muggler, Peter - Ballonpost Schweiz Ballonpost von Schweiz. Ballonen im Ausland
Muggler, Peter - Ballonpost Schweiz
Ballonpost von Schweiz. Ballonen im Ausland

Publisher: privately published, Zurich, 2001.
Paperback, 800 pages, illustrated, text in German with Foreword in English & French, pages a little toned, very slight crease to front cover and slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Comprehensive catalogue of Swiss Balloon Posts, including Swiss balloons abroad. Illustrated in colour throughout.
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