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General philatelic works - Maritime
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:

Van der Linden, James - Catalogue des Marques de Passage 1661-1875
Van der Linden, James - Catalogue des Marques de Passage
1661-1875

Publisher: Soluphil, 1993.
Hardback, illustrated, 336 pages, with the 1998 hardback Supplement, 69 pages, text in French (with some German), small mark to upper page-edges, slightest bump to top edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on European entry marks. With valuations and well illustrated.
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[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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Connell, G.W. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World Part 4 The Letter and Parcel Stamps of the Finnish Shipping Companies
Connell, G.W. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World
Part 4 The Letter and Parcel Stamps of the Finnish Shipping Companies

Publisher: Finnish Philatelic Federation, 1993.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 174 pages, few very short tears to dustwrapper, else in Very Good condition.
The fifth volume of this classic series of handbooks on the Private Ship Letter Stamps of the world. A beautifully produced book, superbly illustrated with black & white and colour plates.
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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:

Tabeart, Colin and Lucas, Bernard - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 7
Tabeart, Colin and Lucas, Bernard - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 7
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2006.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, viii + 110 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring two excellent postal history studies: The West India & Pacific Steam-Ship Company: The Mail Contracts 1865-1888; and The Pneumatic Post of Paris, including some extraordinary usages.
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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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 - 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.
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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].
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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:

Tabeart, Colin - Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857
Tabeart, Colin - Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857
Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 2002.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, xvi + 278 pages, minor signs of use, some slight marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
An important study of the Admiralty packet service from Falmouth to Malta, Corfu and Alexandria, which became an important part of the route to India five years before the P&O service to Egypt began. Out of print and scarce.
£55.00Quantity:

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:

Ruggiero, Michael E. - United States and British Exchanges with Japan 1942-1943
Ruggiero, Michael E. - United States and British Exchanges with Japan 1942-1943
Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2003.
ISJP Monograph 14, paperback, illustrated, 62 pages, in Very Good condition.
This monograph chronicles the fascinating, but relatively unknown story of exchanges of Prisoners of War and civilian detainees between Japan and the Allies during World War II. These exchanges were negotiated through neutral countries, and were undertaken by chartered ships at neutral ports such as Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique, and Marmagao, Portuguese India. Through painstaking research, the author, has uncovered revealing information about the largely unrecorded details of accompanying mail included in the exchanges. He illustrates several examples as well as copies of associated mail such as letters written on board ship and mailed at ports visited after the exchange, letters mailed from the neutral exchange ports, and airmail addressed to passengers sent to ports that their ships were scheduled to visit. Illustrated in black & white.
£12.00Quantity:

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:

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