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Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923 Volume 3. The Armies & Post Offices, Parts 16-18 Russian Post Offices in the Levant and White Armies
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923
Volume 3. The Armies & Post Offices, Parts 16-18 Russian Post Offices in the Levant and White Armies

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1990.
Large format paperback, illustrated, iv + 180 pages, in Very Good condition.
No. 55 of a limited edition of 200 copies only. Very well illustrated. Scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923 Volume 3. The Armies & Post Offices, Parts 6-12 South Russia and Russian Refugee Post Issues, Text & Plates A, & Plates B
Ceresa, Dr. R.J. - The Postage Stamps of Russia, 1917-1923
Volume 3. The Armies & Post Offices, Parts 6-12 South Russia and Russian Refugee Post Issues, Text & Plates A, & Plates B

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1988.
Two volumes, large format paperbacks, illustrated, circa 430 pages, in Very Good condition.
No. 55 of a limited edition of 200 copies only. Very well illustrated. Scarce.
£36.00Quantity:

 - Scott
- Scott's Standard Catalogue of Local Stamps of the United States, China and Philippine Islands
Publisher: The Scott Stamp & Coin Co., Ltd., New York, circa 1915.
Small paperback, illustrated, 34 pages, small label to front cover, tiny corner-piece missing from front cover, in Good condition.
Rare catalogue of locals.
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 - A Rare Collection of Chinese Stamps Kept by China National Postage Stamp Museum (The Revolutionary War Period)
- A Rare Collection of Chinese Stamps Kept by China National Postage Stamp Museum
(The Revolutionary War Period)

Publisher: People's Posts & Telecommunications Publishing House, 1990.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, [xvi] + 456 pages, bilingual text in English & Chinese, some beverage stains to fore-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
A very useful volume covering the stamps and postal history of the Revolutionary War period (1927-1950). Profusely illustrated in colour throughout.
£36.00Quantity:

Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Asquith, Brian; Lovejoy, Geoff; Kenton, Phil and Muys, Cornelius - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 1
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2000.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, v + 111 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring four excellent postal history studies: "On Dragon's Wings" Twentieth century Air Routes to the Far East (The China Connection); "The Factory Inspectorate in England", Postal matters relting to social reform; "Crossroads at Panama", Panama Railways; and "Westphalia & the Grand Duchy of Berg", postal communications between Russia and Prussia to Holland and France 1790-1814.
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Tett, David - A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War, Volume 4 Hong Kong and China 1941-1945, Captives in Cathay
Tett, David - A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War, Volume 4
Hong Kong and China 1941-1945, Captives in Cathay

Publisher: BFA Publishing, 2007.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xviii + 457 pages, in Very Good condition.
The fourth volume in this magnificent series covers the story of the mails to and from Canadian, British and Indian servicemen captured in Hong Kong, the US Marines and others imprisoned in China, and civilians of many nationalities interned in Hong Kong and China. The principal concentration of Hong Kong mail was to and from the two major POW camps, Shamshuipo, and Argyle Street, and the civilian camp at Stanley. Many examples are shown with various censors and directional markings to and from these and other camps, as well as a considerable variety of inter-camp mail. In China a relatively small number of POWs were held initially in Woosung and then Kiangwan near Shanghai. Mail from and to these camps is illustrated. The civilians were held in a number of Civilian Assembly Centres in Shanghai, Yangchow and North China and mail from and to these camps is illustrated. Profusely illustrated with more than 400 illustrations, mostly in colour.
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Jones, William E. - The Gold and Silver Currency Stamps of China and Formosa
Jones, William E. - The Gold and Silver Currency Stamps of China and Formosa
Publisher: privately published by the author, Hong Kong, 1950.
Small paperback booklet, 46 pages, illustrated, slightly rusty staples else in Very Good condition.
Rare.
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Bao Mingwei - Illustrated Catalogue of "Map & Flag" Revenue Stamps of China (1927-1934)
Bao Mingwei - Illustrated Catalogue of "Map & Flag" Revenue Stamps of China (1927-1934)
Publisher: Xuelin Publishing House, 2001.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 211 pages, text in Chinese, in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive handbook on these revenue stamps. Text entirely in Chinese. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of colour illustrations.
£30.00Quantity:

Kao, C.L. - Notes on the Postage Stamps of China 1878-97
Kao, C.L. - Notes on the Postage Stamps of China 1878-97
Publisher: privately published by the author, Taiwan, 1973.
Paperback, 25 pages, slight corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.
Scarce.
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Ireland, Philip W. - China The Large Dragons 1878-1885
Ireland, Philip W. - China
The Large Dragons 1878-1885

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1978.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 130 plates, one page corner creased, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Classic work on China's "Large Dragons". Illustrated in black & white and with four pages of colour plates. Long out of print and hard to find.
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Tett, David - A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War, Volume 6 Japan, Korea, Manchuria and Borneo 1942-1945, Hellships to Slavery
Tett, David - A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War, Volume 6
Japan, Korea, Manchuria and Borneo 1942-1945, Hellships to Slavery

Publisher: BFA Publishing, 2010.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xv + 427 pages, in Very Good condition.
The sixth and final volume in this monumental series covers the history of the mails to and from prisoners in Japan, Korea, Manchuria and Borneo. It is subtitled “Hellships to Slavery” as few prisoners were captured in these countries but POWs were transported there from Hong Kong, Singapore, the DEI, the Philippines, as well as other points of capture. More than a hundred camps existed in Japan divided into groups and the book includes examples of the mail to and from the various groups of camps – Fukuoka, Hakodate, Osaka, Tokyo and Zentsuji. In Korea the principal camps were in Keijo and Jinsen and mail of these camps is profusely illustrated. Senior officers and other POWs were also held in a number of camps in Manchuria, the largest being at Hoten, Mukden. Mail to and from these POWs is covered in this volume. The POWs in Borneo, British, Australian and Indian were held in a number of camps but mail is only known from and to Kuching and Sandakan. Examples are illustrated. Profusely illustrated with more than 500 illustrations, mostly in colour.
£45.00Quantity:

Negus, James - Forgeries of China
Negus, James - Forgeries of China's "Large Dragons" 1878
Publisher: Cinderella Stamp Club, London, 1978.
Paperback, illustrated, 14 pages, in Very Good condition.
Cinderella Stamp Club Handbook No. 3. Guide to forgeries of China's "Large Dragons" (many of which originated from "Tourist" Sheets produced in Japan) and bogus postmarks. Well illustrated in black & white. A scarce book.
£8.50Quantity:

[Larson, John] - The John Larson Collection of Postage Dues of the World
[Larson, John] - The John Larson Collection of Postage Dues of the World
Publisher: Cherrystone, New York, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 84 pages, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
With strong sections of French Colonies, France, Italy, China, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

Singer, Armand E. - The Chinese Presence in Tibet
Singer, Armand E. - The Chinese Presence in Tibet
Publisher: George Alevizos, California, 2002.
Paperback, illustrated, 129 pages, top corner bumped with consequent creasing to page corners, in Good condition.
Postal history study of China in Tibet. Profusely illustrated, mainly in black & white but with some colour.
£30.00Quantity:

Glanzmann, Arthur - People
Glanzmann, Arthur - People's Republic of China including Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
Catalogue of the First Flight Covers 1949-1995, Part 1 International Flights

Publisher: Lawrence AG, Lucerne, 1996.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, circa 300 pages, in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive catalogue. Well illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

[Bennett, Norman] - The Norman Bennett Collection of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports
[Bennett, Norman] - The Norman Bennett Collection of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2004.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 101 pages, slight crease to front cover, ink annotations in margins of several pages, a Good working copy only.
Excellent reference catalogue. Well illustrated in colour.
£7.50Quantity:

 - Rarities of the World with China & Russia
- Rarities of the World
with China & Russia

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 2008.
Auction catalogue, hardback, all page-edges gilt, 135 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of philatelic rarities including great rarities of Russia and China. Very well illustrated in colour, including some fold-out colour plates.
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[Beckeman, Anna-Lisa & Sven-Eric] - Postage Stamps of China, 1878-83 The Large Dragons The Anna-Lisa and Sven-Eric Beckeman collection
[Beckeman, Anna-Lisa & Sven-Eric] - Postage Stamps of China, 1878-83 The Large Dragons
The Anna-Lisa and Sven-Eric Beckeman collection

Publisher: Sotheby's & Corinphila, Hong Kong, 1996-1997.
Auction catalogue, hardback handbook/catalogue, circa 210 pages, plus the three paperback auction catalogues, with all prices realised, in Very Good condition.
The handbook/catalogue with 143 colour plates reproducing the original collection, with the three separate auction catalogues. Scarce complete set.
£60.00Quantity:

[Starr, Major James] - "Hidden Treasures" Postage Stamps of China The Major James Starr Collection
[Starr, Major James] - "Hidden Treasures" Postage Stamps of China
The Major James Starr Collection

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1991.
Two volumes (text & plates) in slipcase, hardback, circa 150 pages + 119 plates, text volume illustrated in colour, plates volume illustrated in black & white, with the prices realised, a few small marks to the slipcase, spines partially sunned, else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of one of the greatest collections of Chinese philately.
£55.00Quantity:

[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Treaty Ports of China The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow
[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Treaty Ports of China
The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow

Publisher: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 90 pages, very slight sunning to the edges of the front cover, corners of covers very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Superb catalogue of this magnificent collection of Treaty Ports - one of the greatest collections of these issues ever formed. With 580 lots, including magnificent Shanghai Large Dragons, essays, issued stamps, and postal history. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
£10.00Quantity:

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