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["Antonia"] - The "Antonia" Collection of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports and Foreign Post Offices in China
["Antonia"] - The "Antonia" Collection of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports
and Foreign Post Offices in China

Publisher: Robson Lowe, Tokyo, 1981.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 112 pages, with the prices realised, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the remarkable Gold Medal-winning collection of Hong Kong, Treaty Ports, and Foreign Post Offices in China. 483 lots, about 100 of which are the Foreign P.O.s in China. A magnificent collection with many great rarities. Well illustrated in black & white, and with 11 pages of colour plates.
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[Fletcher, H.G.] - The "H.G. Fletcher" collection of Chinese Postage Stamps
[Fletcher, H.G.] - The "H.G. Fletcher" collection of Chinese Postage Stamps
Publisher: Phillips, London, 1978.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 38 pages, tiny mark to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Rare auction catalogue of classic China. 474 lots, including First and Second Customs Issues, 1894-97 Dowager Issues, 1897 Surcharges, Chinese Republic, Local Issues, Foreign Post Offices, etc. Well illustrated in black & white.
£15.00Quantity:

[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Shanghai and Formosa The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow
[Chow, Wei-Liang] - Shanghai and Formosa
The Estate of Wei-Liang Chow

Publisher: Sotheby's & Corinphila, Hong Kong, 1997.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, circa 80 pages, with the prices realised, some small marks and slight corner-creasing to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Fine catalogue of this superb collection of Shanghai Local Posts and Formosa. With 592 lots, including magnificent Large Dragons, essays, issued stamps, and postal history. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout.
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Lankester, Ronald F. - China 1927-1949 being a history of the stamps issued during the rise of Mao Tse-tung, the period when his Revolutionary Forces fought against Japanese Aggression, and their subsequent overthrow of the Nationalist Government, thus founding the People
Lankester, Ronald F. - China 1927-1949
being a history of the stamps issued during the rise of Mao Tse-tung, the period when his Revolutionary Forces fought against Japanese Aggression, and their subsequent overthrow of the Nationalist Government, thus founding the People's Republic of China

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1972.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, iv + 80 pages, dustwrapper somewhat soiled and with one or two short tears, minor dusty marks to top-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook on the early stamp issues of Communist China.
£26.00Quantity:

Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Waterfall, Arnold C. - The Postal History of Tibet
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1981.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 188 pages, dustwrapper rubbed, top page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
The classic work on the interesting postal history and curious native stamps of Tibet. The history of the Younghusband expeditions of 1903 and 1904, the introduction of the British-Indian and Chinese postal agencies and the establishment and expansion of Tibet's own postal services are dealt with fully. The philatelic problems arising from the Tibetan stamps with their varied inks and settings, and the variety of datestamps are also carefully described. For good measure, the history of the Mount Everest expeditions and flights are also included. Long out of print and scarce.
£35.00Quantity:

Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Historical Survey of Postage Stamps, Postmarks & Postage Rates of Taiwan (1945-1949)
Chang, Paul Ke-Shing - A Historical Survey of Postage Stamps, Postmarks & Postage Rates of Taiwan (1945-1949)
Publisher: privately published, San Francisco, 1986.
Two volumes, hardback, illustrated, 760 pages + colour plates, with valuation guide loosely inserted, text in English & Chinese, mild foxing to top page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated handbook. Scarce.
£100.00Quantity:

[Shanahan's] - An Upper Middle Class Sale (Sale No.74)
Publisher: Shanahan's Stamp Auctions Ltd, Dublin, 1958.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 58 pages + 60 plates, small loss of corner-pieces to front cover, slight corner-creases to rear covers and some pages, in reasonably Good condition.
Includes Japan postmarks, China including Empress Dowager covers and combination covers, etc. A scarce catalogue issued by the (in)famous Dublin auction house.
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Clark, Kenneth G. - The History & Postal History of Japan
Clark, Kenneth G. - The History & Postal History of Japan's Wars
Volume I: A Brief History and Postal History of the Sino-Japanese War, Boxer Uprising, Russo-Japanese War.

Publisher: Japan Philatelic Group, England, 2004.
Large hardback, illustrated, iv + 252 pages, signed by the author, slight spine-lean else in Very Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
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Oldfield, Captain Herbert R. - The Stamps of the Treaty Ports of China and of Formosa
Oldfield, Captain Herbert R. - The Stamps of the Treaty Ports of China and of Formosa
Publisher: Séfi, Pemberton & Co., London, 1927.
Paperback, illustrated, 61 pages, slight mark to front cover, spine neatly repaired, mild creasing, tiny amount of foxing, in Good condition.
"The Philatelic Journal of Great Britain" Series of Studies in Philately No. 4. Rare handbook/catalogue of Chinese locals.
£55.00Quantity:

[Burrus, Maurice] - The "Burrus" Collections of Mexico, Nicaragua, Liberia, Kiautschou, Korea, Persia, Shanghai, Thailand, etc., etc.. Also a collection of Egypt
[Burrus, Maurice] - The "Burrus" Collections of Mexico,
Nicaragua, Liberia, Kiautschou, Korea, Persia, Shanghai, Thailand, etc., etc.. Also a collection of Egypt

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1964.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 56 pages, illustrated, with the prices realised, top and bottom of spine slightly rubbed, top staple quite rusty with cover coming loose, in Good condition.
Scarce catalogue of the "Burrus" Mexico, and with several other sections of the Burrus Collection - the largest, most valuable, and greatest all-world collection ever formed by one person. Well llustrated in black & white.
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Gerlach, Hans-Henning and Birken, Andreas - Deutsche Kolonien und deutsche Kolonialpolitik Band 6 China, Kiautschou und die kaiserliche Marine Atlas - Handbuch - Katalog der postalischen Entwertungen
Gerlach, Hans-Henning and Birken, Andreas - Deutsche Kolonien und deutsche Kolonialpolitik Band 6 China, Kiautschou und die kaiserliche Marine
Atlas - Handbuch - Katalog der postalischen Entwertungen

Publisher: Philathek-Verlag, 2009.
Hardback, illustrated, 100 pages, text in German, slightest hint of spine-lean else a clean and bright copy in Very Good condition.
A fine work, with excellent colour maps.
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Pratt, Major Richard - Imperial China - History of the Posts to 1896
Pratt, Major Richard - Imperial China - History of the Posts to 1896
Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1994.
Hardback, dustwrapper, xi + 500 pages + 16 colour plates, dustwrapper a little rubbed at edges and faded to spine, top-edge of pages rather dust-marked, contents clean, in Good condition.
A comprehensive study of the postal history of Imperial China before 1897. Well illustrated, including sixteen pages of colour plates.
£85.00Quantity:

Chu, Dr. Chia-Hua - China
Chu, Dr. Chia-Hua - China's Postal and other Communications Services
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., London, 1937.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, ix + portrait frontispiece of the author + 259 pages, dustwrapper a little chipped at edges and tanned to spine, slight hint of spine-roll, top-edge a little dusty, very light foxing to endpapers, in Good condition.
"China To-day" Series No.9. "A concise and authoritative account dealing with the historical development and Functions of the Ministry of Communications, Post Office, Postal Remittances & Savings Banks, Marine and Navigation Administrations, Telegraph, Telephone and Wireless Services, and the Growth of Commercial Aviation in China, down to the present." Very rare work.
£85.00Quantity:

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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Kricheldorf, Hellmuth - Macau 1884-1942 Neues Handbuch der Briefmarken Kunde
Kricheldorf, Hellmuth - Macau 1884-1942
Neues Handbuch der Briefmarken Kunde

Publisher: ArGe "Neues Handbuch der Briefmarken Kunde", Frankfurt am Main, 1954.
Paperback, illustrated, 96 pages, text in German, light corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
Detailed, well illustrated handbook on the stamps and postal history of the Portuguese colony.
£9.50Quantity:

[Homersham, John] - Collections, Airmails of the World, Foreign Countries, Great Britain, British Commonwealth
[Homersham, John] - Collections, Airmails of the World, Foreign Countries, Great Britain, British Commonwealth
Publisher: Harmers, London, 1999.
Auction catalogue, large paperback, 71 pages + 48 colour plates, in VG condition.
Includes the John Homersham Collection of Zemstvos. Also good Airmails of the World including Newfoundland and China.
£9.50Quantity:

 - Twenty-Third American Philatelic Congress
- Twenty-Third American Philatelic Congress
Publisher: The American Philatelic Congress, Norfolk, Virginia, 1957.
Paperback, illustrated, 224 pages, light wear/soiling to the covers else in VG condition.
Articles include: Postal Markings of the Kingdom of Yemen by Bruce Conde; Air Post: China Clippers, Twentieth Century Wings by Ellery Denison; plus articles on India Pioneer Airmails, Great White Fleet, USA, Canada, Colombia, etc.
£25.00Quantity:

 - First American Philatelic Congress
- First American Philatelic Congress
Publisher: The American Philatelic Congress, Philadelphia, 1935.
Paperback, 59 pages, some light creases to the covers and page corners, light tanning to the covers and page edges, in Good condition.
The first American Philatelic Congress book. Twenty short articles including The Various Kinds of US Essays and Proofs by Clarence W. Brazer; Philatelic Literature by James Waldo Fawcett; The Stamps of Lithuania by Dr. Ellis Haworth; Mail Transportation by Rockets by F.W. Kessler; A Comprehensive Confederate Collection by Don Preston Peters; China - The First Issue and its Settings by James Starr, etc. Rare.
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Kirchner, Fritz - Raritäten aus der Sammlung Fritz Kirchner (Teil 2) mit Schwerpunkten Altschweiz, Österreich, China & Kiautschou German Post Offices
Kirchner, Fritz - Raritäten aus der Sammlung Fritz Kirchner (Teil 2)
mit Schwerpunkten Altschweiz, Österreich, China & Kiautschou German Post Offices

Publisher: Corinphila, Zürich, 2010.
Auction catalogue, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 90 pages, with the prices realised, very light wear to the dustwrapper else in Very Good+ condition.
Superb all-colour catalogue. Includes German PO's in China and Kiautschou Provisionals (with descriptions in English), plus rarities of Switzerland and Austria (lot descriptions in German).
£20.00Quantity:

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