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Mackay, James - Scotland
Mackay, James - Scotland's Posts
Publisher: privately published by the author, Glasgow, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 163 pages + maps, tiny corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
A superb history of the development of the postal system in Scotland. Illustrated with postmarks; with useful appendices, and 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: HH Sales, Bradford, 2001.
Second (revised) edition, reprint, paperback, 54 pages, very slight creasing to 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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Willcocks, R.M. - England
Willcocks, R.M. - England's Postal History to 1840
With notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1975.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 167 pages, dustwrapper a little rubbed at edges and with a short tear, else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on English pre-adhesive postal history. An essential handbook for collectors of GB pre-stamps.
£19.50Quantity:

Meredith, C.W. - Scots Local Cancellations A History of their Usage, Types and Degrees of Rarity
Meredith, C.W. - Scots Local Cancellations
A History of their Usage, Types and Degrees of Rarity

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1963.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, slight corner-crease to top of spine, slight marks to the front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£8.50Quantity:

Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006 A Century of Scottish Philately
Gardiner, Stewart - The Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906-2006
A Century of Scottish Philately

Publisher: Caledonian Philatelic Society, Glasgow, 2005.
Hardback, illustrated, v + 179 pages, signed by the author and by the President and a past President of the Society, previous owner's name to front endpaper, slight hint of spine-lean else in Very Good condition.
A fine colour-illustrated history, with chapters on notable members, publications, exhibitions, etc.
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Corbett, Dr R.C. (Editor) - The Scots Philatelist Vols. 2 & 3
Corbett, Dr R.C. (Editor) - The Scots Philatelist
Vols. 2 & 3

Publisher: Junior Philatelic Society of Scotland, 1927-1929.
Two hardback volumes, small format, bound in black cloth with gilt titles to spines, 164 + 160 pages, in Very Good condition.
Official organ of the Junior Philatelic Society of Scotland, which changed its name to the Caledonian Philatelic Society in 1930. Two of the five volumes published.
£25.00Quantity:

Fleming, Ian J. - Scotland
Fleming, Ian J. - Scotland's First Philatelic Society
A History of the Scottish Philatelic Society 1893-1993

Publisher: Scottish Philatelic Society, Edinburgh, 1993.
Paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, VG condition.
Scarce.
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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. - Machine Cancellations of Scotland
Mackay, James A. - Machine Cancellations of Scotland
Publisher: privately published, 1986.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 204 pages, in VG condition.
Useful, detailed explanation and listing of the many machine-struck cancellations of Scotland.
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Mackay, James A. - Postal History of Dumfries
Mackay, James A. - Postal History of Dumfries
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1986.
Large (A4) paperback, 120 pages + xvii plates, in Very Good condition.
Illustrated with hundreds of examples of postmarks.
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Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Publisher: Woods Of Perth, 1976.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 27 pages, covers slightly soiled, in Good condition.
The postal history and postal markings of the Scottish city up to the end of the 19th century.
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Haldane, A.R.B. - Three Centuries of Scottish Posts An Historical Survey to 1836
Haldane, A.R.B. - Three Centuries of Scottish Posts
An Historical Survey to 1836

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, 1971.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xiv + 336 pages + plates, slight stain to rear panel of dustwrapper, light marks to page-edges else in Very Good condition.
A major history of the postal system in Scotland prior to the introduction of uniform penny postage in 1840. An excellent work, illustrated with black & white plates and with two folding maps in a pocket at the rear.
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Auckland, Bruce and Bonar, J.J. - Penny Posts of Edinburgh and District 1773 - 1839
Auckland, Bruce and Bonar, J.J. - Penny Posts of Edinburgh and District
1773 - 1839

Publisher: The Scottish Postmark Group, 1972.
First edition, hardback, original blue cloth with gilt lettering, 76 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent, detailed study of Peter Williamson's semi-official Penny Post scheme (1773-1793) and the official scheme which replaced it (1793-1839). With comprehensive listing of the Receiving Houses, illustrating all the postmarks.
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