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General philatelic works - Forgeries
Graus, Francisco and Soro, Enrique - Falsos Postales de España
Postal Forgeries of Spain

Publisher: Filatelia Pedro Monge, Barcelona, 1977.
Hardback, slipcase, illustrated, 601 pages, bilingual text in Spanish & English, complete with the box of transparent slides, slipcase damaged (splitting at joints) and slightly soiled, slight foxing to page-edges, two short tears to foot of spine, in Good condition.
No. 285 of 1,050 in the normal edition bound in imitation leather. With superb enlarged colour illustrations throughout. A scarce work - very rarely seen complete with box of transparencies.
£225.00Quantity:

Hale, H. Warren K. and Perry, Elliott (compiler) - Byways of Philately Privately-Owned Posts and Early Locals
Hale, H. Warren K. and Perry, Elliott (compiler) - Byways of Philately
Privately-Owned Posts and Early Locals

Publisher: JW Stowell Printing Co., Maryland, 1966.
Hardback, illustrated, xi + 271 pages, foxing to first and last few pages, pages slightly toned, in Good condition.
A compilation of articles on US Locals, including extensive coverage of Hussey's Post - authentic stamps, reprints, forgeries & postmarks. Illustrated in black & white.
£25.00Quantity:

De Haene, A. - Étude sur les Faux Timbres d
De Haene, A. - Étude sur les Faux Timbres d'Europe
Publisher: Delmarcelle, Florian, 1926.
Hardback, illustrated, 369 pages + index, text in French, covers somewhat soiled, slight cracking to the outer hinges, page-edges toned, internally clean, in Good condition.
An important classic work on forgeries of Europe.
£55.00Quantity:

Tyler, Varro E. - Philatelic Forgers Their Lives and Works
Tyler, Varro E. - Philatelic Forgers
Their Lives and Works

Publisher: Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1976.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, iv + 60 pages, some tears to the dustwrapper, in Good condition.
Biographies of 84 of the greatest philatelic forgers. Well illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923 Volume 4 Transcaucasia, Parts 13-16 British Occupation of Batum (Section B)
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923
Volume 4 Transcaucasia, Parts 13-16 British Occupation of Batum (Section B)

Publisher: privately published, Ross-on-Wye, 1994.
Large format paperback, illustrated, circa 120 pages, some slight marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
The second part of Dr Ceresa's study of the British Occupation of Batum deals with the 25 R. and 50 R Surcharges on the Aloe Tree Issue, the Second "British Occupation" Aloe Tree Issue, Forgeries of the Second "British Occupation" Aloe Tree Issue, Batum Cancellations and Postal Rates.
£15.00Quantity:

Williams, L.N. and M. - Forged Stamps of Two World Wars The Postal Forgeries and Propaganda Issues of the Belligerents 1914-1918 1939-1945
Williams, L.N. and M. - Forged Stamps of Two World Wars
The Postal Forgeries and Propaganda Issues of the Belligerents 1914-1918 1939-1945

Publisher: privately published by the authors, London, 1954.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 52 pages, stamp dealer's label to front cover else in Very Good condition.
The classic work on the subject. Rare.
£35.00Quantity:

Casey, Ron - The Shōwa Forgeries of Japan
Casey, Ron - The Shōwa Forgeries of Japan
Publisher: International Society for Japanese Philately, USA, 2005.
ISJP Monograph 20, paperback, illustrated, 79 pages, covers a little rubbed else in Very Good condition.
This monograph presents the most extensive study ever published of the "Shōwa Forgeries" - the skilful forgeries, discovered in 1961, of eleven denominations of Japanese regular-issue stamps from the Third Shōwa series and First New Shōwa series issued between 1945 and 1947. Well illustrated in black & white.
£15.00Quantity:

Wlikins, John and Divall, Richard - Afghanistan Revisited Postal Stationery, Revenues, Forgeries
Wlikins, John and Divall, Richard - Afghanistan Revisited
Postal Stationery, Revenues, Forgeries

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, 2005.
First edition, large format hardback, illustrated, 124 pages, in Very Good condition.
No. 45 of a limited edition of 100 copies only. Signed by both authors. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£60.00Quantity:

Tsang, Ming W. - Hong Kong Forgeries
Tsang, Ming W. - Hong Kong Forgeries
Publisher: privately published, 1994.
Paperback, illustrated, vii + 143 pages, very slight crease and minor wear to the front cover, one or two tiny spots of foxing to the page-edges, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook covering forged stamps, faked overprints and postmarks, and bogus surcharges & overprints. Well illustrated.
£25.00Quantity:

Séfi, Alexander J. - Forgeries and Fakes With Special Reference to Modern Methods of Detection
Séfi, Alexander J. - Forgeries and Fakes
With Special Reference to Modern Methods of Detection

Publisher: privately published, 1929.
Paperback, 28 pages, illustrated, previous owner's name inside front cover, foxing to the covers and title-page and a little scattered foxing to the pages, in Good condition.
A Paper read at the Sixteenth Philatelic Congress of Great Britain 1929. Rare monograph.
£24.00Quantity:

Johnson, Alden C. - Forgeries Old and New Part II
Johnson, Alden C. - Forgeries Old and New
Part II

Publisher: Marks Stamp Company Limited, Toronto, 1945.
Paperback, [iv] + 46 pages, illustrated, very slight corner-creasing, very slight foxing to title-page, in Good condition.
Scarce and useful forgery guide. Well illustrated in black & white.
£15.00Quantity:

Johnson, Alden C. - Forgeries Old and New
Johnson, Alden C. - Forgeries Old and New
Publisher: Marks Stamp Company Limited, Toronto, 1941.
Paperback, [iv] + 47 pages, illustrated, covers slightly sunned, very slight corner-creasing, ex libris R.A. Dehn with his small bookplate inside front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce and useful forgery guide. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 13: Siberia - Far Eastern Republic
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 13: Siberia - Far Eastern Republic

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2004.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 13 of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine issue and the many known forged DVR overprints. Very well illustrated in black & white.
£9.50Quantity:

Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 12: South Russia - Don Territory - Kossack Government
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 12: South Russia - Don Territory - Kossack Government

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2005.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 20 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 12 of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine 25 and 50 Kop overprints and the numerous forgeries. Very well illustrated in black & white.
£9.50Quantity:

Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide No. 7A: Ukraine Type III Tridents
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - Russian Postage Stamps 1917-1923, Pocket Forgery Guide
No. 7A: Ukraine Type III Tridents

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2005.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Part 7A of Dr. Ceresa's excellent series dealing with forgeries of the Russian Civil War period. These guides revise the forgery sections of the author's monumental five volume series on the Postage Stamps of Russia 1917-1923. This part describes and illustrates the characteristics of the genuine trident overprints and the numerous forgeries. Very well illustrated in black & white.
£9.50Quantity:

Blauhuth, Bernh. - Ueber die hauptsächlichsten Kennzeichen der Bremer Marken
mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die besten Hamburger Fälschungen

Publisher: Internationalen Philatelisten-Vereins, Dresden, 1893.
Separat-Abdruck aus "Philatelist" No. 7, 1893. Hardback, marbled boards and endpapers, leather label to spine, illustrated, 8 pages, text in German, signature of F.A. Bellamy at front, slight toning to the page-edges else in Very Good condition.
The principal characteristics of the stamps of Bremen, with particular regard to the best Hamburg forgeries. Rare.
£35.00Quantity:

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.
£11.50Quantity:

 - The Work of Jean de Sperati
- The Work of Jean de Sperati
Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1997.
Second edition, hardback, illustrated, 214 pages + 143 black & white plates, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
The Bendon reprint of the 1956 classic work on Sperati's forgeries, combining the text & plates volumes of the original edition. Very scarce.
£150.00Quantity:

Souers, P. Clark - Forgeries of Common Stamps after World War I Eastern Front, Balkans, Caucasus
Souers, P. Clark - Forgeries of Common Stamps after World War I
Eastern Front, Balkans, Caucasus

Publisher: privately published, Pleasanton, USA, 2019.
Second edition (described as "Version 2"), paperback, illustrated, 89 pages, in Very Good condition.
Useful handbook on the commonly found forgeries of post-First World War I Eastern Europe, featuring Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Poland, Russian Civil War, Ukraine, and others. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

Singer, S. - The People with the Calumny
Singer, S. - The People with the Calumny
Publisher: privately published, New York, 1908.
Hardback, green cloth with gilt title to spine, original green paper covers bound in, 40 pages, bilingual text in English & French, endpapers toned, central vertical crease caused by folding, and one page with a short tear, in Good condition.
An important work relating to stamp repairs and forgery in the early 20th century. Samuel Singer, the stamp "repair man", was used by Stanley Gibbons for many years to repair rare stamps. When Gibbons accused Singer of blackmail, Singer published this pamphlet in his defence. Very rare.
£100.00Quantity:

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