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General philatelic works - Forgeries
Worboys, Derek and West, Roger B. - Madame Joseph Forged Postmarks
Worboys, Derek and West, Roger B. - Madame Joseph Forged Postmarks
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London & The British Philatelic Trust, 1994.
First edition, number 137 of a limited edition of 500, hardback, illustrated, 122 pages, very slight warping (bend) to the covers, tiny dint to the spine, slight foxing to top page-edges, internally clean and bright, in Good condition.
Important handbook illustrating the forged postmarks on British Commonwealth stamps produced by "Madame Joseph".
£24.00Quantity:

Dorn, J. - The Forged Stamps of All Countries
Dorn, J. - The Forged Stamps of All Countries
Publisher: J. Dorn, London, nd (circa 1920s).
Paperback, illustrated, vi + 240 pages, spine slightly sunned, edges of covers slightly chipped, foxing to first and last few pages, edges a little dust-marked, in Good condition.
Useful vintage forgery guide. Scarce.
£15.00Quantity:

Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps
Earée, Rev. R.B. - Album Weeds, or How to Detect Forged Stamps
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons Ltd., London, 1906.
Third edition, in two volumes, hardback, original green cloth gilt, all page-edges gilt, illustrated, xxviii + 587 pages + viii + 709 pages + adverts, a few tiny spots of foxing to preliminaries else a Very Good set.
The last and most comprehensive edition of this classic work describing all known stamp forgeries of the world.
£140.00Quantity:

 - Fakes Forgeries Experts No. 14
- Fakes Forgeries Experts No. 14
Publisher: Postiljonen, Copenhagen, 2011.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 181 pages, text in English and with some bilingual articles, front cover a little rubbed at edges else in Very Good condition.
The fourteenth issue of this excellent periodical containing colour-illustrated articles on forgeries by world experts.
£50.00Quantity:

 - Fakes Forgeries Experts No. 13
- Fakes Forgeries Experts No. 13
Publisher: Postiljonen, Copenhagen, 2010.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 189 pages, text in English and with some bilingual articles, in Very Good condition.
The thirteenth issue of this excellent periodical containing colour-illustrated articles on forgeries by world experts.
£50.00Quantity:

Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Rumänien II Billig
Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Rumänien II
Billig's grosses Handbuch der Fälschungen, Lieferung Nr. 43

Publisher: Billig, Vienna, 1938.
Paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, text in German, covers slightly soiled, short tear to covers at foot of spine, tiny amount of loss at top and foot of spine, some spotting/foxing to first and last few pages, tiny nick to edge of last page and rear cover, in Fair to Good condition.
Rare guide to forgeries of Roumania, with enlarged black & white photo-illustrations of forgeries and genuine stamps.
£12.50Quantity:

Newall, Alexander - Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries
Newall, Alexander - Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries
Publisher: Newall Consultants Ltd., 1990.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 309 pages, mild dusty marks to top-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Useful handbook on forged and faked Airmail stamps and overprints, on which little else has been published. Illustrated with colour photographs of genuine and forged stamps.
£35.00Quantity:

Pos, Gregory - The Gregory Pos catalogue of Ukrainian Postage Stamps 1918-1920
Pos, Gregory - The Gregory Pos catalogue of Ukrainian Postage Stamps 1918-1920
Publisher: privately published, Nottingham, 1982.
Paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, covers a little rubbed, previous owner's name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.
Well presented catalogue, very well illustrated, with almost every trident overprint illustrated, including many subtypes and several hundred "new discoveries". Also included are two articles by John Bulat alleging that most of the "new discoveries" were in fact forgeries.
£9.50Quantity:

 - Forgeries, Fantasies and Reprints
- Forgeries, Fantasies and Reprints
Publisher: Harmers, London, 1986.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 28 pages + xii plates, with the prices realised tipped-in inside back cover, small ink inscription to front cover, front cover a little rubbed, in Good condition.
Catalogue of an important sale of forged stamps of the world, including a strong section of Sperati forgeries, and also featuring the work of Fournier, Spiro, etc. Illustrated with twelve pages of black & white plates.
£8.50Quantity:

Tyler, Varro E. - Focus on Forgeries A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps
Tyler, Varro E. - Focus on Forgeries
A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps

Publisher: Linn's Stamp News, USA, 1993.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, x + 158 pages, previous owner's name inside front cover else in Very Good condition.
An easy-to-use reference work to help collectors recognise forgeries of common, low-to-medium-priced stamps. Some forgeries of inexpensive stamps are so ubiquitous that forged copies in general collections far outnumber genuine ones. Focus on Forgeries covers 150 stamp issues, from Albania to Wuhu. Each forgery is illustrated and discussed side-by-side with a genuine copy.
£15.00Quantity:

Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Sowjet-Russland Billig
Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Sowjet-Russland
Billig's grosses Handbuch der Fälschungen, Lieferung Nr. 28

Publisher: Billig, Vienna, 1936.
Paperback, illustrated, 24 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
Rare guide to forgeries of Soviet Russia, with enlarged black & white photo-illustrations of forgeries and genuine stamps.
£18.00Quantity:

 - Jean de Sperati Reproduction "die" proofs
- Jean de Sperati
Reproduction "die" proofs

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1974.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 11 pages + 6 black & white plates, Foreword by L.N. & M. Williams, with the prices realised, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of the amazing collection of Sperati 'Die Proofs'. These were not die proofs in the true sense of the term, because Sperati did not use dies in the production of his forgeries; but they were like die proofs in appearance. Each was signed by the master-forger himself. Illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

Fletcher, H.G. Leslie - Postal Forgeries of the World
Fletcher, H.G. Leslie - Postal Forgeries of the World
Publisher: Harry Hayes, Batley, 1977.
Large format hardback, illustrated, 140 pages, some scattered foxing to the page-edges else in Very Good condition.
Standard handbook on postal forgeries, i.e. postage stamp forgeries intended to defraud the postal authorities. With descriptions and enlarged illustrations of the genuine and forged stamps.
£28.00Quantity:

Prätzsch, Wolfgang - Unternehmen Wasserwelle
Handbuch der Deutschen Kriegspropagandamarken für England 2. Weltkrieg

Publisher: privately published, 1987.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, with the 1990 Supplement, 14 pages, text in German, wear to spine with some loss, small inscription to title-page, a Good working copy.
Scarce handbook on the German World War II propaganda forgeries of British stamps.
£18.00Quantity:

Walske, Carl - New Sperati Discoveries
Walske, Carl - New Sperati Discoveries
Publisher: privately published, 2001.
Paperback, 15 pages, in Very Good condition.
'Hand-out' to accompany the Display to the RPSL and to the Collectors Club of previously unlisted Sperati forgeries.
£5.00Quantity:

Tyler, Varro E. - Characteristics of Genuine Japanese Stamps Cherry Blossom Issues of 1872-1876
Tyler, Varro E. - Characteristics of Genuine Japanese Stamps
Cherry Blossom Issues of 1872-1876

Publisher: The Society of Philatelic Americans, nd (circa 1970).
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, small mark to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Excellent work clearly showing, with the aid of many close-up photographs, how to identify the (very collectable) forgeries of these fascinating stamps.
£7.50Quantity:

Patton, Donald S. - The Romagna
Patton, Donald S. - The Romagna
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1953.
Paperback, illustrated, 32 pages + fold-out table, text in English, small mark to front cover where a price-sticker has been removed else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated guide to the characteristics of the genuine and forged stamps and cancellations.
£11.50Quantity:

Negus, James - Index to The Philatelist 1866-76 & 1934-74
Negus, James - Index to The Philatelist 1866-76 & 1934-74
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1975.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 150 pages, VG condition.
The Philatelist was first published in 1866 but ceased ten years later. It was revived by Robson Lowe in 1934 - originally under the title The Raconteur. Its important position in the literature of philately and postal history makes this key to its contents essential to collectors. From 1871 to 1876 The Philatelist ran a series of articles on forgeries, often illustrated with actual examples of the forged stamps. This classic study of early forgeries, "The Spud Papers", is fully indexed here, with a useful introduction by Lowell Ragatz.
£20.00Quantity:

Pearson, Patrick - The Grinnell Hawaiian Missionary Stamps
Pearson, Patrick - The Grinnell Hawaiian Missionary Stamps
Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2006.
Hardback, illustrated, xvi + 96 pages, slightest hint of spine-lean (hardly visible), else in VG condition.
A detailed study of the RPSL's Expert Committee's investigation of the Grinnell Hawaiian Missionaries, explaining how the Committee came to its conclusion that the Grinnell stamps are forgeries. Very well illustrated. Scarce out-of-print hardback edition.
£30.00Quantity:

Hacker, Wolfgang - So war es wirklich! Authentischer Kommentar zur ersten Zeppelinpost und ihren Fälschungen
Hacker, Wolfgang - So war es wirklich!
Authentischer Kommentar zur ersten Zeppelinpost und ihren Fälschungen

Publisher: Kurt Dahmann Verlag, Berlin, 1959.
Paperback, illustrated, 40 pages, text in German, signed dedication from the author to Georges Naudet inside front cover ("a Monsieur Georges Naudet, le grand 'Zeppelinois' trans-rhénan, avec l'espression de ma plus grande considération. W. Hacker", a little soiling to the covers, pages slightly browned, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£20.00Quantity:

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