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Guerra Aguiar, J.L. - Desarrollo del Correo Exterior de Cuba y sus Marcas Postales (1765-1877)
Guerra Aguiar, J.L. - Desarrollo del Correo Exterior de Cuba
y sus Marcas Postales (1765-1877)

Publisher: Museo Postal Cubano, Habana, 1973.
Paperback, 63 pages, illustrated, text in Spanish, with an English translation of the Foreword tipped in at front, ex Canadian Postal Museum with label to front cover and library bookplate inside front cover and library pocket at end, in Good condition.
Scarce work on the postal history and postal markings of Cuba's foreign mails, including postmarks of British, French & Spanish Post Offices. Illustrated in black & white.
£12.50Quantity:

Strowski, Stéphane - Les Estampilles Postales de la Grande Guerre
Publisher: Yvert & Tellier, Amiens, circa 1925.
First edition, hardback, library green cloth binding, illustrated, 386 + xiv pages, text in French, ex National Library of Canada, library binding with original paper front cover bound in, two library bookplates and few other small library marks, original paper front cover torn at edges with some loss, a Good reading copy.
Original edition of the rare classic work on French postal markings of the First World War. Includes military and naval markings, censorship, occupied territories, Prisoners of War, etc.
£35.00Quantity:

Drechsel, Edwin - Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen 1857-1970 History - Fleet - Ship Mails, Volume One
Drechsel, Edwin - Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen 1857-1970
History - Fleet - Ship Mails, Volume One

Publisher: Cordillera Publishing Co., Vancouver, 1994.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiv + 472 pages, text in English, ex National Philatelic Society Library with small library stamp to front endpaper and verso of title-page, some marks to the lower page-edges, covers somewhat warped (bowing outwards), an acceptable reading copy.
Excellent handbook. Profusely illustrated in black & white.
£26.00Quantity:

Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Publisher: privately published, 1989.
Large paperback, 140 pages, illustrated, text in French, with Summary in English, ex NPS library with labels to spine and two small library marks inside front cover, some wear to the covers and slight corner-creases, a Good working copy.
Scarce study of these postmarks, the post offices where they were applied and the postmark types.
£24.00Quantity:

Ellott, Gerald J. - New Zealand Postal Routes & Rates Pre-1874 Volumes 1-3
Ellott, Gerald J. - New Zealand Postal Routes & Rates Pre-1874
Volumes 1-3

Publisher: The Postal History Society of New Zealand, 1986.
Complete set of three volumes, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, many hundreds of pages, ex National Philatelic Society library with two small library marks to the front pastedown-endpaper of each volume, corner of front cover of Vol 1 very slightly bumped else in Very Good condition.
A huge work, based on the famous collection New Zealand postal history formed by the author. An essential work for the New Zealand postal historian. Rarely offered.
£240.00Quantity:

Chauvet, Michèle - Les Relations de la France avec l
Chauvet, Michèle - Les Relations de la France avec l'Espagne de 1660 à 1849
Publisher: Brun & Fils, 2002.
La Poste Internationale Tome 2. Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 286 pages, text in French, a few tiny marks to the covers, slight creasing to the covers and page-edges, inscription to previous owner to title-page signed by the author (?), in Good condition.
An important work on the postal history of the mails between France and Spain prior to the introduction of adhesive postage stamps in France. Very scarce and sought after.
£60.00Quantity:

[Rosenthal, Salomon] - The Salomon Rosenthal Collection of Mexican Maritime Mail
[Rosenthal, Salomon] - The Salomon Rosenthal Collection of Mexican Maritime Mail
Publisher: Cherrystone, New York, 2008.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 140 pages, text in English, mild creasing else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of Mexican maritime postal history (1774-1879) carried by Spanish, British, French and American ships
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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.
£40.00Quantity:

Britnor, L.E. - The History of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies
Britnor, L.E. - The History of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies
Publisher: British West Indies Study Circle, 1973.
Hardback, illustrated, 172 pages, mild dusty marks/foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.
Excellent postal history study of the West Indies mail boats.
£40.00Quantity:

Vandervelde, V. Denis (editor) - Pratique Quarterly Journal of the Disinfected Mail Study Circle, 14 issues between Vol. XII No. 1/2 and Vol. XX No. 3/4
Vandervelde, V. Denis (editor) - Pratique
Quarterly Journal of the Disinfected Mail Study Circle, 14 issues between Vol. XII No. 1/2 and Vol. XX No. 3/4

Publisher: Disinfected Mail Study Circle, London, 1986-95.
Single stapled paperbacks, some occasional wear and slight marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Vol. XII No. 1/2, 3, Vol. XIII No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XIV No. 3/4, Vol. XV No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XVI No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XVII No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XX No. 1, 2, & 3/4. Much interesting content on the disinfection of mails.
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Meyer, K.F. - Disinfected Mail
Meyer, K.F. - Disinfected Mail
Publisher: The Gossip Printery, Kansas, 1962.
Large hardback, illustrated, 341 pages, binding very slightly rubbed, in Very Good condition.
The classic handbook, an "Historical Review and tentative listing of cachets, handstamp markings, wax seals, wafer seals and manuscript certifications alphabetically arranged according to countries."
£120.00Quantity:

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.
£12.00Quantity:

 - Le Symposium d
- Le Symposium d'Histoire Postale Luxembourg 98
Publisher: Soluphil, Luxembourg, 1998.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 80 pages, contributions in English, French & German, in Very Good condition.
Various postal history articles including "Postal History of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War - Synopsis" by Steven Walske; "Transatlantic Steamship Mails, United States-France" by Richard F. Winter; "La Premiere Emission de Timbres-Poste du Luxembourg, Ports et Affranchissements" by Raymond Goebel. Very well illustrated in colour.
£11.00Quantity:

Smith, Sam - Gibraltar The Link with the Sea
Smith, Sam - Gibraltar
The Link with the Sea

Publisher: Gibraltar Study Circle, 1997.
Large format (A4) paperback (card covers), illustrated, circa 230 pages, mild shelfwear, slight corner-creasing to front cover, in Good condition.
The maritime postal history of Gibraltar - based on the author's own collection. Profusely illustrated, including some in colour.
£15.00Quantity:

 - Les Avisos de l
- Les Avisos de l'Aeropostale et d'Air France
Publisher: Icare, 1989.
Large format, paperback, illustrated, 108 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
Icare No. 129. Well illustrated in black & white. [Non-philatelic].
£12.50Quantity:

De Beer, W.S. Wolff - De Poststempels in Gebruik in Nederlands Oost-Indië 1789-1864
De Beer, W.S. Wolff - De Poststempels in Gebruik in Nederlands Oost-Indië 1789-1864
Publisher: Van Dieten, Den Haag, 1971.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 200 pages, text in Dutch, dustwrapper spine sunned and rubbed at top, short tear to dustwrapper, some dusty marks/foxing to page-edges, in Good condition.
A comprehensive postal history handbook on the pre-adhesive period postal markings. Well illustrated in black & white.
£25.00Quantity:

 - Mediterranean and Atlantic Mailboat Covers and Cancellations
- Mediterranean and Atlantic Mailboat Covers and Cancellations
Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 44 pages, edges of front cover very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of mailboat covers and cancels (mainly on the stamps of Great Britain). Very well illustrated in colour.
£8.50Quantity:

Pawlyn, Tony - The Falmouth Packets 1689-1851
Pawlyn, Tony - The Falmouth Packets
1689-1851

Publisher: Truran Books, Cornwall, 2003.
First edition, paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 144 pages, corner of front cover slightly rubbed/creased else in Very Good condition.
Interesting history of the Falmouth packet service. Well illustrated. [Non-philatelic]
£7.50Quantity:

Proud, Hector and Kirk, Reg and Proud, E.B. (editor) - British Maritime Postal History Volume 4 The British Sea Post Offices in the East
Proud, Hector and Kirk, Reg and Proud, E.B. (editor) - British Maritime Postal History Volume 4
The British Sea Post Offices in the East

Publisher: Proud Bailey Co. Ltd., East Sussex, 2003.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 476 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook covering the Mediterranean Sea Post Office, the Bombay-Suez (later Aden) Sea Post Offices, the Bombay-Karachi Sea Post Office, the Rangoon-Calcutta Sea Post Office, etc.
£40.00Quantity:

"Alexandria" - The "Alexandria" Illyria and Levant
"Alexandria" - The "Alexandria" Illyria and Levant
Publisher: Robson Lowe, Basel, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 136 pages, with the prices realised, some dusty marks to the front cover, in Good condition.
Magnificent collection of the Balkans and Levant, including a wonderful array of Foreign Post Offices, French Paquebots, Danube Steam Navigation Co., etc. A Superb reference catalogue. Well illustrated in black & white and with colour plates.
£15.00Quantity:

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