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General philatelic works - Railways
Hellman, K. and Saarinen, Björn-Eric - The Railway Parcel Stamps of Finland
Hellman, K. and Saarinen, Björn-Eric - The Railway Parcel Stamps of Finland
Publisher: Oy Kaj Hellman Ltd, Espoo, Finland, 1993.
Paperback, illustrated, 112 pages + large folding map, bilingual text in English & Finnish, slight corner-creasing to the covers, else in Very Good condition.
No. 423 of a limited edition of 800. Very useful, well illustrated (including some colour) handbook/catalogue.
£20.00Quantity:

Gwynn, Robin and Hoggarth, Norman - Railway Disaster Mail
Gwynn, Robin and Hoggarth, Norman - Railway Disaster Mail
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2010.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iii + 322 pages, in Very Good condition.
A fine handbook covering cachets, labels, and explanatory letters from the Post Office used on or with items damaged on the railways/railroads of the world. An excellent companion to the authors' previous handbook on Maritime Disaster Mail.
£60.00Quantity:

Wilson, Harold S. - The Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain & Ireland Their History and Postmarks
Wilson, Harold S. - The Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain & Ireland
Their History and Postmarks

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, Derby, 1996.
Large hardback, illustrated, iv + 300 pages, some signs of use but internally clean, in Good condition.
A complete revision and update of the author's earlier 3 part work, with much new information and many more illustrations of handstamps. Well illustrated and beautifully presented, this fine volume is the standard reference work on British TPOs. Out of print and scarce.
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Jackson, Eric N. - Norwegian Railways Postal Connections and Cancellations
Jackson, Eric N. - Norwegian Railways
Postal Connections and Cancellations

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 1997.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 78 pages, a couple of tiny staple holes to the rear cover else in Very Good condition.
This excellent work covers the development of the railway TPO system in Norway from 1868 to the late 1980s. With many maps, timetables and illustrations of all the marks used.
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Robinson, P.E. - The Great Siberian Way An Early Trans-Siberian Postcard Series
Robinson, P.E. - The Great Siberian Way
An Early Trans-Siberian Postcard Series

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2002.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 32 pages, in Very Good condition.
Describes and illustrates postcards in the "Great Siberian Way" series.
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Lissarrague, Jean and Tanter, Hervé - Les Boîtes Mobiles de la Voie de Terre
Lissarrague, Jean and Tanter, Hervé - Les Boîtes Mobiles de la Voie de Terre
Publisher: L'Union Marcophile, Paris, 2003.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, text in French, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history study. Illustrated in black & white.
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Lister, Peter - Airway Letters of the United Kingdom
Lister, Peter - Airway Letters of the United Kingdom
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1994.
Large format paperback, illustrated, 53 pages, slight creasing to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
No. 191 of 350 copies. Comprehensive handbook/catalogue of Airway Letters from the first service flown by GWR in 1933 to the last British Airways flight in 1988.
£15.00Quantity:

Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air
Hopkins, A.E. - A History of Wreck Covers
Originating at Sea, on Land and in the Air

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1967.
Third edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 180 pages, dustwrapper lightly soiled and very slightly chipped at edges, in Good condition.
The last and best edition of this classic handbook, revised to incorporate air crashes of British overseas airways.
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[Sirirattumrong, Jay] - The Comprehensive Postal History Collection of the WWII Thai-Burma Railway The Jay Sirirattumrong Collection
[Sirirattumrong, Jay] - The Comprehensive Postal History Collection of the WWII Thai-Burma Railway
The Jay Sirirattumrong Collection

Publisher: Dynasty Auctions, Hong Kong, 2013.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 51 pages, text in English, corner-crease to covers and slightly affecting the page corners, else in VG condition.
Catalogue of postal history relating to the infamous Thailand-Burma Railway. Featuring P.o.W. Mails from the seven camps, Incoming Mails, Mails sent by civilian workers, Mails sent by Japanese soldiers, etc. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Purves, J.R.W. - Victoria: The Travelling Post Offices and Their Markings 1865-1912
Purves, J.R.W. - Victoria: The Travelling Post Offices and Their Markings 1865-1912
Publisher: The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1955.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 55 pages, covers slightly browned, tiny amount of foxing to top-edges, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 300 copies.
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Robinson, P.E. - The Trans-Siberian Railway on Early Postcards
Robinson, P.E. - The Trans-Siberian Railway on Early Postcards
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1999.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, comb-bound, 50 pages, in Very Good condition.
Describes and illustrates numerous early postcards depicting the Trans-Siberian Railway.
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Creuven, Xavier - Atlas Chronologique et Descriptif des Oblitérations et Marques postales «Ambulants» de Belgique
Creuven, Xavier - Atlas Chronologique et Descriptif des Oblitérations et Marques postales «Ambulants» de Belgique
Publisher: J. Vossen, 1949.
Paperback, illustrated, 46 pages, text in French, minor wear to covers, small sticker to front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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Jackson, H.T. - The Railway Letter Posts of Great Britain Part 1 General History
Jackson, H.T. - The Railway Letter Posts of Great Britain
Part 1 General History

Publisher: The Railway Philatelic Group, 1970.
Second edition, paperback (card covers), illustrated, 58 pages, in VG condition.
Useful work. Scarce.
£12.00Quantity:

Ewen, H. L
Ewen, H. L'Estrange - A History of Railway Letter Stamps
Describing all Varieties issued by the Railway Companies of Great Britain and Ireland under the authority of the Postmaster-General

Publisher: Ewen's Colonial Stamp Market, London, 1901.
Hardback, half-leather gilt binding, marbled endpapers, top-edges gilt, illustrated, vii + 430 pages, re-backed with new leather spine, original leather corners rubbed with some loss, small blemishes to covers and page-edges, internally clean. A Good reading copy.
The most detailed work written on the subject. Very scarce.
£90.00Quantity:

Johnson, Peter - Mail by Rail The History of the TPO & Post Office Railway
Johnson, Peter - Mail by Rail
The History of the TPO & Post Office Railway

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd., 1995.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 128 pages, slight signs of use, in Good condition.
Revised and updated edition of "The British Travelling Post Office" first published in 1985. A comprehensive, very well illustrated study of the TPO service. Includes a historical survey of the various services, looks at the rolling stock used, and apparatus for depositing and collection by moving train. With a chapter on TPO postmarks, Late Fee and collectables, and a useful Bibliography.
£9.00Quantity:

Johnstone, Albert B. and Startup, Robin M. - Mails by Rail in New Zealand The Story of the Railway Travelling Post Offices of New Zealand
Johnstone, Albert B. and Startup, Robin M. - Mails by Rail in New Zealand
The Story of the Railway Travelling Post Offices of New Zealand

Publisher: Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand, Wellington, 2001.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xiii + 206 pages, in Very Good condition.
A fine work. Out of print and hard to find.
£65.00Quantity:

Slabbinck, Henk - Roue Ailée / Winged Wheel
Slabbinck, Henk - Roue Ailée / Winged Wheel
Publisher: Le Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies de Monaco, 2009.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 113 pages, bilingual text in French & English, in Very Good condition.
Superb study of the "Winged Wheel" overprints on Belgian Parcel Post issues. Beautifully illustrated in colour.
£30.00Quantity:

Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - A Winter Journey Through Siberia to China, 1910
Robinson, Philip E. and Yen, Stephen P.S. - A Winter Journey Through Siberia to China, 1910
Publisher: Yen Ping Sei, Hong Kong, 2012.
Paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, in Very Good condition.
New book illustrating and describing fifteen postcards sent by an Englishman on a train journey from Warsaw to Dairen, China in the winter of 1910-11. The fronts and backs of the postcards are illustrated in colour, as are additional postcards addded by the authors illustrating stations, bridges etc. along the route. An interesting appendix illustrates postcards sent home by a Russian soldier in the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05.
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Hellman, E.A. - Die Eisenbahnmarken Finnlands
Publisher: privately published by the author, 1955.
No. 134 of a limited edition of 200, paperback, illustrated, 152 pages, text in German with supplementary Preface in Finnish, complete with 106 actual stamps, bookplate of the British Society of Russian Philately tipped-in inside front cover, else in Very Good condition.
The rare handbook on Finnish railway stamps, complete with genuine examples of the stamps. Of the limited edition of 200 copies, the first 25 contained 150 stamps, the remaining 175 copies were to contain 75 stamps each. This copy however contains 106 stamps - 31 more than called for. One of the great rarities of Scandinavian philatelic literature.
£250.00Quantity:

Johnson, Peter - The British Travelling Post Office
Johnson, Peter - The British Travelling Post Office
Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd., 1985.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, 104 pages, slight spine roll, else in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive, very well illustrated study of the TPO service. Includes a historical survey of the various services, looks at the rolling stock used, and considers the development of the lineside equipment for depositing and collection by moving train. With an Appendix on TPO postmarks, and a useful Bibliography.
£8.50Quantity:

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