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Mackay, James A. - Islay, Jura and the Other Argyll Islands
Mackay, James A. - Islay, Jura and the Other Argyll Islands
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 39 pages + 5 plates, spotting to front cover, crease to front cover and title-page, in Good condition.
Tenth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Islay, Jura, and the other small islands in the former county of Argyll. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; Islay; Jura; Colonsay; Gigha; Lismore; Kerrera; The Slate Islands; Davaar and Sanda
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Mackay, James A. - Mull, Iona, Coll and Tiree
Mackay, James A. - Mull, Iona, Coll and Tiree
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 37 pages + 5 plates, a few tiny marks to the covers, slight crease to front cover, in Good condition.
Ninth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the Inner Hebridean islands of Mull, Iona, Coll, and Tiree. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Skye & The Small Isles
Mackay, James A. - Skye & The Small Isles
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 70 pages + 10 plates, slight crease to front cover, a few small marks, in Good condition.
Fourth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Skye and the offshore isles of Raasay, Soay, Pabay, Canna, Eigg, and Rum. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Lewis
Mackay, James A. - Lewis
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 62 pages + 8 plates, one or two minor marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Third book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the island of Lewis. The postal history of the island is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; Maritime Communications; Stornoway; Air Services; The Rural Posts of Lewis; The Sub Post Offices and their Postmarks.
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Mackay, James A. - The Uists & Barra
Mackay, James A. - The Uists & Barra
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 57 pages + 8 plates, slight foxing and minor marks to the covers, couple of tiny nicks to the edge of the rear cover, in Good condition.
Second book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the Uists and Barra. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; The Uist - Dunvegan Packets; North Uist; Benbecula; South Uist; Eriskay; Barra.
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Mackay, James A. - Harris & St. Kilda
Mackay, James A. - Harris & St. Kilda
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 30 pages + 3 plates, slight foxing and minor marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
The first book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Harris and St. Kilda. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1987.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 196 pages, in Very Good condition.
This book deals with the numbers allocated to Post Offices in Scotland from 1844 onwards, and used in obliterators, double stamps and combined date and obliterating stamps down to the beginning of the twentieth century. From the 1880s until 1924, these numbers were also employed in charge and explanatory marks and in examiners' triangular stamps, all of which are surveyed here for the first time in depth. Well illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1989.
Large (A4) paperback, 127 pages, in Very Good condition.
A detailed study of Scotland's Post Offices, with a comprehensive alphabetical listing. Includes their inception, grade of office, closure where applicable, and any related history.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks
From 1693 to the Present Time

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1978.
Two volumes (text & plates), large format (A4) paperbacks, 140 + circa 50 pages, slight marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Scarce study of Scottish postal markings.
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Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland A Philatelic Miscellany
Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland
A Philatelic Miscellany

Publisher: Aberdeen & North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1985.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 63 pages, a few small marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Several interesting articles, including: A Short Postal History of Aberdeen, by W.L. Falconer; The Post Office Mechanisation Programme in the Northeast of Scotland, by J.M. Cooper; An Introduction to the Postmarks of Aberdeen; Grampian Mail by Rail, by J.J. Waterman; Recorded Use of Scots Local Namestamps in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire 1840-1860, by R.A. Stables; P.J. Anderson - Philatelic Archaeologist and Bibliographer, by J.C. Stone.
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Auckland, Bruce and Stables, Ron - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840
Auckland, Bruce and Stables, Ron - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1840
Publisher: The Scottish Postal History Society, 1995.
Second edition, large (A4) paperback, card covers, xii + 198 pages, very slight corner-creasing, else in Very Good condition.
A first-rate handbook, similar in style to the Willcocks & Jay British County Catalogues, listing details of all the types of postal markings in use in Scotland before the introduction of adhesive postage stamps in 1840. Very well illustrated with illustrations of the standard types and of the Edinburgh and Glasgow types, and special types; and with maps showing locations of post towns, receiving houses, postal routes, etc. With a price-guide for each mark listed. Substantially larger than the first edition, this is the definitive handbook on the subject.
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Robertson, Alan W. - Great Britain Post Roads, Post Towns and Postal Rates, 1635-1839
Robertson, Alan W. - Great Britain Post Roads, Post Towns and Postal Rates, 1635-1839
Publisher: privately published, nd (circa 1970s).
Reprint of the 1961 original, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 62 pages, slight shelfwear to the covers and a few spots of foxing to the first and last few pages, in Good condition.
Includes Penny Posts of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. With useful maps.
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Hodgson, K. and Sedgewick, W.A. - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813 - 1839
Hodgson, K. and Sedgewick, W.A. - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax
1813 - 1839

Publisher: privately published, 1984.
second (revised) edition, paperback (card covers), 54 pages, slightest wear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
This booklet is the standard handbook on these markings. It was fully revised by the late authors and is priced with a rarity guide. After a brief historical background to the tax, the booklet lists the use of these marks in Scotland as well as their use in England. With tables listing the types, size, colour, dates of use and rarity. Very well illustrated.
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Watson, Dr. V.M.M. (Editor) - The ANSPEX Handbook
Watson, Dr. V.M.M. (Editor) - The ANSPEX Handbook
Publisher: Aberdeen and North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1950.
Hardback, red cloth gilt, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce hardback edition of this Exhibition handbook. With several interesting articles, including "Scots Local Cancellations" by John Anderson, "A Short Postal History of Aberdeen" by W.L. Falconer, and "The ABC of Forgery Detection" by Dr. V.M.M. Watson.
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Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906 vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet
Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906
vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet

Publisher: Karlheinz Wittig, Lohmar, 1989.
Paperback, vii + 254 pages, bilingual Foreword in German & English, tiny amount of spotting to the covers, tiny scuff to front cover and very short tear to rear cover, in Good condition.
Useful handbook which lists the Post Offices of London, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and Foreign Post Offices alphabetically and missing the first letter, missing the first two letters, backwards, etc so that partial or illegible postmarks can be identified.
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Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910 A Record of Progress and Development
Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910
A Record of Progress and Development

Publisher: Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History & Antiquarian Society, 1912.
No. 102 of a limited edition of 175 copies, card covers, viii + 81 pages + plates, covers a little soiled and slightly rubbed with some loss to one corner of front cover, short split to foot of spine, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.
Extremely scarce work.
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Trew, Joan H. and Burns, Ian - Scots and Philately
Trew, Joan H. and Burns, Ian - Scots and Philately
Publisher: The Alba Stamp Group, 2005.
Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 322 pages, a couple of tiny marks to the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
A huge work listing some 483 people born in Scotland who have been honoured in some way on stamps and other philatelic items. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Malcolm, Donald - The Paisley Rocketeers
Malcolm, Donald - The Paisley Rocketeers
Publisher: Stenlake Publishing, Ayrshire, 1997.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 32 pages, very slight corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, else in Very Good condition.
The story of the Paisley Rocketeers Society and their experimental rocket flights and flown covers. Very well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
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Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010 A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland
Stone, Jeffrey C. - Aberdeen Philatelic Society 1910-2010
A History of Philately in Northeast Scotland

Publisher: Aberdeen Philatelic Society, 2010.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, xii + 165 pages, in Very Good condition.
A superb history, including exhibitions, awards, publications, library, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Young, Margaret D. - The Parliaments of Scotland Burgh and Shire Commissioners
Young, Margaret D. - The Parliaments of Scotland
Burgh and Shire Commissioners

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press, Edinbirgh, 1992.
Two volume set, hardback, blue cloth gilt, lx + 817 pages, in Very Good condition.
Biographical dictionary of the personnel of the Parliament of Scotland prior to the Union of 1707. A useful reference for collectors of early postal history. [Non-philatelic]
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