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Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2 Australia - Europe - South America
Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2
Australia - Europe - South America

Publisher: privately published, 1979.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 215 pages, illustrated, slight dusty marks/foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of Ringström and Tester's classic series on the private ship letter stamps of the world. A beautifully produced handbook, superbly illustrated with black & white plates throughout. Contents include: The Australian New Hebrides Company; New Hebrides Syndicat Français; The Murray Steam Navigation Company; Bell's Asia Minor Steamship Company; The Danube Steam Navigation Company; The Russian Company for Steam Navigation and Trade; Danube & Black Sea Line of Steamers, T.B. Morton & Co.; Turkish Steamship Companies; The Danube and Black Sea Railway; The Zala-Somogyi Steamship Company; Gauthier Frères et Cie; Christmas Island; The Pacific Steam Navigation Company; Tierra del Fuego; The Upper Colombia Tramway and Navigation Company; Correos de la Chimba; Jämtlands Kommunikations Bolag.
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Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2001.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 122 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: "The Goldfields of Victoria" - Mail from the first fifty years of this Australian gold rush era; "Pre-Soviet Russia Registered and associated Mail" - An illustrated survey of the development of the systems and their postal rates; and "Early Mails between Constantinople and the West".
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Presgrave, A.D. - The Travelling Post Offices of South Australia
Presgrave, A.D. - The Travelling Post Offices of South Australia
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust, 1997.
Large format paperback, illustrated, ix + 132 pages, tiny corner-creases to front cover, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive look at the Travelling Post Offices of South Australia - the first book to be written on the subject. Very thoroughly researched, and extremely well illustrated with old photographs, postmark illustrations and maps.
£15.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - From Australian States to the Commonwealth of Australia 1850-1960
The 'Besançon' Collection (part II)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2018.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 296 pages, with prices realised, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of Australian States and including Commonwealth of Australia. Very well illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - From Australian States to the Commonwealth of Australia 1850-1960
The 'Besançon' Collection [Part 1]

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2017.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 248 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of Australian States and including Commonwealth of Australia. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Collas, P. - The Postal History of Internees and Prisoners of War in Australia During World War II
Collas, P. - The Postal History of Internees and Prisoners of War in Australia During World War II
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1982.
Hardback, illustrated, vii + 82 pages, slight hint of spine-lean, few tiny marks to the covers, a couple of pencil annotations, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook. Well illustrated in black & white.
£25.00Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - South Australia The Departmental Stamps 1868-1874
The 'Besançon' Collection (part IV)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, text in English, slight bend, slight creasing to front cover, in Good condition only.
Important reference catalogue. Very well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

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['Besançon'] - From Australian States to the Commonwealth of Australia 1850-1960
The 'Besançon' Collection (part III)

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2018.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 304 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue of Australian States and Commonwealth of Australia. Very well illustrated in colour.
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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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Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps 1855-1901
Easton, John - The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps
1855-1901

Publisher: Faber & Faber for the Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1958.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xxiii + 846 pages + 48 b/w plates, a couple of tiny short tears to the price-clipped dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Very detailed history of stamp production at De La Rue in the nineteenth century, based on the company's Day Books and Correspondence Books. Illustrated with black & white illustrations of hundreds of the rejected designs and essays. A classic work.
£45.00Quantity:

De Worms, Percy - Perkins Bacon Records
De Worms, Percy - Perkins Bacon Records
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1953.
In two volumes, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, top-edges gilt, dustwrappers, xxviii + vi + 867 pages + 50 b/w plates, a few tiny short tears to dustwrapper edges, occasional light marks to the dustwrappers, light corner-creases to first few pages, else in Very Good condition.
The stamp production records of Perkins Bacon, edited with commentary by Percy De Worms. A monumental work, illustrated with 50 black & white plates of die proofs, designs etc. A classic reference work.
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Pope, Brian and Thomas, Phil - Western Australia The Postal Stationery to 1914
Pope, Brian and Thomas, Phil - Western Australia
The Postal Stationery to 1914

Publisher: The Western Australia Study Group, Perth, 1982.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 141 pages, signed by both authors, a couple of tiny nicks to the dustwrapper, pages slightly tanned, a few pencil markings, a Good working copy.
Scarce handbook.
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Crome, E.A. - Qantas Aeriana 1920-1954
Crome, E.A. - Qantas Aeriana
1920-1954

Publisher: Francis J. Field, 1955.
First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 195 pages, some marks to the covers, spine-lean, previous owner's name at front, internally clean, a Good reading copy.
Rare classic work on Australian air mails. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
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Fysh, Sir Hudson - Wings to the World The Story of Qantas 1945-1966
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Wings to the World
The Story of Qantas 1945-1966

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney & London, 1970.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 236 pages + plates, dustwrapper slightly chipped at edges, ex libris Ministry of Defence Library with usual library marks to front endpapers and preliminary pages, in Good condition.
The third and final volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, covering the history of the airline after the Second World War. [Non-philatelic].
£15.00Quantity:

Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas at War
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas at War
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1968.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 244 pages + plates, dustwrapper rubbed and chipped at corners, minor marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, is the story of the airline - its pilots, partners, and rivals - during the dramatic and colourful years from 1934 to 1945. [Non-philatelic].
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Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas Rising The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas Rising
The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1966.
First UK edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 296 pages + plates, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed and with some short tears at corners, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
First volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, covering the First World War and the pioneering days of early Australian aviation. [Non-philatelic].
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Rosenblum, A.A. - Stamps of Papua
Rosenblum, A.A. - Stamps of Papua
Publisher: Horticultural Press Pty. Ltd., Victoria, nd [circa 1950s].
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 55 pages, ex Scottish Philatelic Society library with label to spine, library pocket inside front cover and few library marks to title-page, in Good condition.
A detailed handbook on the stamps of Papua, from the stamps of Queensland used in Papua up to the Commemorative Issues of 1934-38. With much detail on printings, flaws, varieties, etc. Rare and sought after.
£25.00Quantity:

 - A History of the Post Office in Tasmania
- A History of the Post Office in Tasmania
Publisher: Australian Post Office, Hobart, nd [circa 1974].
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 72 pages, a few spots of foxing to the covers, slight corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Interesting history. Quite scarce.
£8.00Quantity:

Firebrace, John - British Empire Campaigns and Occupations in the Near East, 1914-1924 A Postal History
Firebrace, John - British Empire Campaigns and Occupations in the Near East, 1914-1924
A Postal History

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1991.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 460 pages, binding ever so slightly shaken (as often with this heavy tome) but still perfectly solid, upper page-edges a little toned, internally clean, in Good condition.
The essential postal history study of British, Indian, Australian and New Zealand participation in the Campaigns in Egypt, Gallipoli, Salonica and the Sudan, with the advance of the E.E.F. into and through Palestine and, following the Armistice in 1918, the military occupations of Palestine, Syria, the Lebanon, Turkey and the intervention in South Russia. The detail includes principal units of all fighting formations, their locations and Field Post Offices, and diaries of events with battles and engagements. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Long out of print and sought after.
£150.00Quantity:

Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Peace, Brian R. - Australasian Wreck Mail
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 289 pages + 8 colour plates, in Very Good condition.
The first comprehensive account of this subject, greatly expanding the available information on Australasian maritime wrecks and accidents. Full details are provided of the circumstances of the wrecks, the subsequent handling of the salvaged mail and the markings applied, from the earliest known wreck mail in 1622 up to 1993.
£40.00Quantity:

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