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General philatelic works - Maritime
Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde (sauf USA et DDSG)
Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde
(sauf USA et DDSG)

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 164 pages, with separate rarity guide, text in French, covers very slightly warped, mild dusty marks to top page-edges, a couple of tiny marks to endpapers, contents clean and bright, a Good working copy.
An excellent handbook on the postal markings of the rivers and lakes of the world (except the USA and DDSG). Very clearly presented, and with superb illustrations and maps. An important reference work.
£24.00Quantity:

Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air
Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers
Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1967.
Third edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 180 pages, dustwrapper lightly soiled and very slightly chipped at edges, in Good condition.
The last and best edition of this classic handbook, revised to incorporate air crashes of British overseas airways.
£13.50Quantity:

Cockrill, Philip - Ocean Mails Being an account of Sea and Ship Cancellation of the 20th Century
Cockrill, Philip - Ocean Mails
Being an account of Sea and Ship Cancellation of the 20th Century

Publisher: The Cockrill Press, Ipswich, circa 1934.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, spine and corners very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
A classic work on Paquebot and other Ship cancels of the first part of the twentieth century. Very well illustrated.
£7.50Quantity:

Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Publisher: Adlard Coles Ltd., 1956.
First edition, large hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, dustwrapper rubbed and chipped at edges with some loss of tiny fragments, front cover very slightly rubbed at one corner, pages clean and bright, signed by the author, in Good condition.
The classic work on the development of the transatlantic mail services. It covers the history of the rivalry for supremacy of the Atlantic that developed between Britain and America, the beginning of the pioneer steamship services, and the struggle for the much coveted mail contracts. With authoritative lists of all the regular mail carrying ships, postal rates, and other useful information. Well illustrated with maps, Post Office notices, illustrations of sailing packets and early steamships, and illustrations of postal markings. This remains one of the standard handbooks on the Transatlantic Mails.
£35.00Quantity:

Doublet, A.R. - The Pacific Steam Navigation Company Its Maritime Postal History 1840-1853 with Particular Reference to Chile
Doublet, A.R. - The Pacific Steam Navigation Company
Its Maritime Postal History 1840-1853 with Particular Reference to Chile

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1983.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, viii + 70 pages, corner-creasing to rear cover and last few pages, mild wear to edges of covers, in Good condition.
Excellent postal history study. Includes the PSNC stamps and cancellers, ships, rates, 'VAPOR' shipmarks, etc.
£11.00Quantity:

Kinnunen, Sulo - Suomen Laivapostimerkit
Kinnunen, Sulo - Suomen Laivapostimerkit
Publisher: Suomen Filatelistiseuran Julkaisuja, 1930.
Paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, text in Finnish, covers very slightly soiled, slight corner-crease and small inscription to front cover, in Good condition.
Rare book on Finnish Shipping Company stamps. With excellent black & white illustrations.
£8.50Quantity:

Cooke, Sholto - The Maiden City and the Western Ocean A History of the Shipping Trade between Londonderry and North America in the Nineteenth Century
Cooke, Sholto - The Maiden City and the Western Ocean
A History of the Shipping Trade between Londonderry and North America in the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: Morris & Co., Dublin, nd [circa 1961].
Hardback, illustrated, 223 pages + plates, page-edges a little tanned else in Very Good condition.
Non-philatelic but with much useful background history of North Atlantic shipping.
£20.00Quantity:

Salt, Denis - The Domestic Packets between Great Britain and Ireland, 1635 to 1840
Salt, Denis - The Domestic Packets between Great Britain and Ireland, 1635 to 1840
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1991.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 50 pages, a little corner creasing to covers else in Very Good condition.
Useful work on rates & routes between Britain and Ireland.
£11.00Quantity:

Van der Linden, James - Catalogue de Marques de Passage Postvertragsstempel Katalog 1815-1875, Tome I
Van der Linden, James - Catalogue de Marques de Passage
Postvertragsstempel Katalog 1815-1875, Tome I

Publisher: Maurice Baeten, Bruxelles, 1977.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 84 pages, text in French with some German & English, slight corner-crease, minor wear, in Good condition.
Scarce first edition of the standard work on European entry marks.
£12.00Quantity:

 - Neunzig Jahre Hamburg-Amerika Linie 1847-1937
- Neunzig Jahre Hamburg-Amerika Linie
1847-1937

Publisher: Hamburg-Amerika Linie, 1937.
Hardback, illustrated, 48 pages + fold-out map, text in German, slight wear at top of spine, previous owner's gift dedication to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Scarce history of the shipping company published to commemorate its 90th anniversary. Very well illustrated with fine black & white photos of ships, etc.[Non-philatelic].
£24.00Quantity:

[Saylor, John] - The Early Cancellations of Great Britain primarily Foreign Post Offices and Mailboat Usages primarily the John Saylor collection
[Saylor, John] - The Early Cancellations of Great Britain primarily Foreign Post Offices and Mailboat Usages
primarily the John Saylor collection

Publisher: Harmers, New York, 1987.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 28 pages, with the prices realised, covers very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of QV covers, mainly GB used abroad.
£10.00Quantity:

[Kempster, Robert] - Great Britain Used Abroad featuring the Robert Kempster Collection
[Kempster, Robert] - Great Britain Used Abroad featuring the Robert Kempster Collection
Publisher: Harmers, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 41 pages + 33 b/w photo-plates, a little sunning to the spine else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of 622 lots. Comprising largely of G.B. used in South America, but also used in British Europe, British Levant, Egypt, and the West Indies. There is also a small section comprising a previously undiscovered correspondence (the Sonnino Correspondence) to Malta and Alexandria. With 33 pages of black and white illustrations, and some colour illustrations on the back cover. With the prices realised.
£10.00Quantity:

Schlichter, Andres Jorge and Spinetto, Julio Ricardo - Historia Postal de la Tripulación del Acorazado Admiral Graf Spee (Argentina, Diciembre 1939 - Alemania, Junio 1946)
Schlichter, Andres Jorge and Spinetto, Julio Ricardo - Historia Postal de la Tripulación del Acorazado Admiral Graf Spee
(Argentina, Diciembre 1939 - Alemania, Junio 1946)

Publisher: Histpost Ediciones, Buenos Aires, 1989.
Paperback, 65 pages + plates, text in Spanish, a few blemishes and shelfwear to the covers, short tear at top of spine, in Good condition.
The postal history of the German battle cruiser Admiral Graf Spee's crew who were interned in Argentina in 1940 following the Battle of the River Plate. Very well illustrated with more than 50 pages of b/w photographs showing covers and postal markings. A scarce book.
£20.00Quantity:

 - Karte der grossen Postdampfschifflinien im Weltpostverkehr
- Karte der grossen Postdampfschifflinien im Weltpostverkehr
Publisher: Postgeschichtlichen Blätter Hamburg, 1986.
Reprint, large folding colour map, with paperback Schedule of Mail Steamship Lines, 20 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
Reprint of 1899 Map of the Principal Steamship Lines for World Postal Services, with the Schedule of the Mail Steamship Lines for World Postal Services. Useful information.
£12.00Quantity:

 - Billig
- Billig's Philatelic Handbook Volume 22
Publisher: Fritz Billig, New York, 1955.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, 207 pages, spine and part of front cover slightly sunned, in Good condition.
Includes: Indian Airways Parts I & II by Stephen H. Smith [concluded in Billig Handbook Vol.25]; Canada, Catalogue of Constant Plate Varieties, by Hans Reiche; German Ship Posts, by Kricheldorf; and articles on German Feldpost, Inselpost etc.
£15.00Quantity:

[Codrington] - The "Codrington" Correspondence 1746-1851 including Antigua and Barbuda
[Codrington] - The "Codrington" Correspondence 1746-1851
including Antigua and Barbuda

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1951.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, vertical crease caused by folding, in Good condition.
Robson Lowe Postal History Auction No. 143. Rare catalogue.
£9.50Quantity:

Vieira, Armando Mário O. - Subsídios para a História do Correio Marítimo Português
Vieira, Armando Mário O. - Subsídios para a História do Correio Marítimo Português
Publisher: Núcleo Filatélico do Ateneu Comercial do Porto, 1988.
Paperback, illustrated, 301 pages, text in Portuguese, spine and edges of covers a little rubbed, previous owner's name to front endpaper, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook Portuguese maritime postal history, including mails between Portugal and Brazil. Well illustrated.
£20.00Quantity:

Dovey, Mike - The "Shipping Postmaster" Cancellations of South Africa
Dovey, Mike - The "Shipping Postmaster" Cancellations of South Africa
Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2014.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 39 pages, new, in Fine condition.
A full comprehensive listing of all the known cancellations. Profusely illustrated with postmark illustrations and colour illustrations of covers.
£12.95Quantity:

Weber, Dr. R.E.J. - Zee- en landtransport in het postverkeer met het vml. nederlands-indië
Weber, Dr. R.E.J. - Zee- en landtransport in het postverkeer met het vml. nederlands-indië
Publisher: , 1966.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, text in Dutch with short summaries in English and French, covers and page-edges a little tanned, in Good condition.
The transport of mails by overland and sea routes between the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies. With useful Summary in English.
£8.50Quantity:

 - Le Compagnie des Messageries Impériales
- Le Compagnie des Messageries Impériales
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1960.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 28 pages, with the prices realised, text in English, covers slightly dust-marked, page-edges slightly toned, very short tears to head and foot of spine, slight crease, in Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of French Paquebots. "A unique collection of French Maritime Mail, with "used abroads, combination and campaign covers. Of special interest to collectors of the Near and the Far East, West Africe, the West Indies, Central and South America."
£12.00Quantity:

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