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General philatelic works - Postal history
Hooghuis de Bie, Cornelis Th. J. - De la Comunicación Primitiva a la Historia Postal: Un Análisis Evolutivo
Hooghuis de Bie, Cornelis Th. J. - De la Comunicación Primitiva a la Historia Postal: Un Análisis Evolutivo
Publisher: Academia Hispánica de Filatelia, 2002.
Paperback, illustrated, 105 pages, text in Spanish, in Very Good condition.
The evolution of early postal communications. Well illustrated, including several colour maps.
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Fryer, Gavin and Whiteside, John - The Silver Yardstick: 1840-1871 Currencies Applied to Postal Rates in the Nineteenth Century
Fryer, Gavin and Whiteside, John - The Silver Yardstick: 1840-1871
Currencies Applied to Postal Rates in the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2003.
Supplement to The London Philatelist, paperback, illustrated, iv + 60 pages, covers lightly creased else in Very Good condition.
Interesting work on the postal history aspects of nineteenth century currencies. Well illustrated, including some in colour.
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Chauvet, Michèle - Les Relations de la France avec l
Chauvet, Michèle - Les Relations de la France avec l'Espagne de 1660 à 1849
Publisher: Brun & Fils, 2002.
La Poste Internationale Tome 2. Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 286 pages, text in French, a few tiny marks to the covers, slight creasing to the covers and page-edges, inscription to previous owner to title-page signed by the author (?), in Good condition.
An important work on the postal history of the mails between France and Spain prior to the introduction of adhesive postage stamps in France. Very scarce and sought after.
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Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1964.
Hardback, original blue cloth, dustwrapper, 327 pages + plates, short tear to dustwrapper, a few tiny spots of foxing to page-edges, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent history of Britain's overseas postal service.
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Oxley, G.F. - British Postal Rates to Europe, 1836-1876
Oxley, G.F. - British Postal Rates to Europe, 1836-1876
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1992.
Large paperback, illustrated, ix + 130 pages, spine slightly sunned, slight shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
Detailed and well-researched work. Scarce.
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Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
& The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2017.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, ix + 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
A major new handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Clark, Rex - Manuscript town markings on early Scottish mail
Clark, Rex - Manuscript town markings on early Scottish mail
Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2012.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 147 pages, signed dedication to the previous owner from the author, in Very Good condition.
Scottish Postal History Society Monograph No. 2. Excellent monograph based on Rex Clark's collection. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2011.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 172 pages, signed by the author, very slight corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages else in Very Good condition.
Scottish Postal History Society Monograph No. 1. Excellent monograph based on the Roy Erskine's renowned display of postal history relating to the firm of Wilsons of Bannockburn. Very well illustrated in colour. Out of print and hard to find.
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Van der Linden, James - Catalogue des Marques de Passage 1661-1875
Van der Linden, James - Catalogue des Marques de Passage
1661-1875

Publisher: Soluphil, 1993.
Hardback, illustrated, 336 pages, with the 1998 hardback Supplement, 69 pages, text in French (with some German), small mark to upper page-edges, slightest bump to top edge of front cover, else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on European entry marks. With valuations and well illustrated.
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Devol, Jerry B. and Graham, Richard B. - Establishment of the First U.S. Government Post Offices in the Northwest Territory
Devol, Jerry B. and Graham, Richard B. - Establishment of the First U.S. Government Post Offices in the Northwest Territory
Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 1975.
Hardback, illustrated, 48 pages, spine and some of rear cover slightly sunned, else in Very Good condition.
Interesting postal history study, including a list of all known covers 1794-1803.
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Chaintrier, Louis A. - Balloon Post of the Siege of Paris 1870-71
Chaintrier, Louis A. - Balloon Post of the Siege of Paris 1870-71
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 1976.
Hardback, illustrated, vi + 163 pages, ex libris Canada National Postal Museum with label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown endpaper and library pocket at rear, else in Very Good condition.
English translation of the original French work, with an Introduction by Ernst Cohn, and supplemented with the French Balloon section of the American Airmail Catalogue and a Memoir of the Carrier Pigeon Service by George W. Angers.
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Vandervelde, V. Denis (editor) - Pratique Quarterly Journal of the Disinfected Mail Study Circle, 14 issues between Vol. XII No. 1/2 and Vol. XX No. 3/4
Vandervelde, V. Denis (editor) - Pratique
Quarterly Journal of the Disinfected Mail Study Circle, 14 issues between Vol. XII No. 1/2 and Vol. XX No. 3/4

Publisher: Disinfected Mail Study Circle, London, 1986-95.
Single stapled paperbacks, some occasional wear and slight marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
Vol. XII No. 1/2, 3, Vol. XIII No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XIV No. 3/4, Vol. XV No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XVI No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XVII No. 1/2, 3/4, Vol. XX No. 1, 2, & 3/4. Much interesting content on the disinfection of mails.
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Meyer, K.F. - Disinfected Mail
Meyer, K.F. - Disinfected Mail
Publisher: The Gossip Printery, Kansas, 1962.
Large hardback, illustrated, 341 pages, binding very slightly rubbed, in Very Good condition.
The classic handbook, an "Historical Review and tentative listing of cachets, handstamp markings, wax seals, wafer seals and manuscript certifications alphabetically arranged according to countries."
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Janssen, Leonard H.J. - De Pariteit van Munten in de Postgeschiedenis 1700-1875 Parity of Currencies in Postal History
Janssen, Leonard H.J. - De Pariteit van Munten in de Postgeschiedenis 1700-1875
Parity of Currencies in Postal History

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2001.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 501 pages, text in Dutch, with Foreword & Introduction also in English, German & French, tiny mark to fore-edges and couple of tiny tears to rear panel of dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
Large, very detailed work on rate marks on pre-stamp covers of Europe and the rest of the world. With numerous colour illustrations of covers.
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Tabeart, Colin and Lucas, Bernard - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 7
Tabeart, Colin and Lucas, Bernard - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 7
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2006.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, viii + 110 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring two excellent postal history studies: The West India & Pacific Steam-Ship Company: The Mail Contracts 1865-1888; and The Pneumatic Post of Paris, including some extraordinary usages.
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Johnson, Robert and Lovejoy, Geoff - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 6
Johnson, Robert and Lovejoy, Geoff - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 6
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2005.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 120 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring two excellent postal history studies: The United States of America: Suspension of mail services to other countries in Wartime, Revolution and Civil Commotion; and Mail Routes through the Baltic States - a detailed monograph relating to the Horse Posts and the documentation of the Coach Post in the nineteenth century.
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Wilson, Harold S.; Harlow, Richard and Farrant, Michael - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 5
Wilson, Harold S.; Harlow, Richard and Farrant, Michael - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 5
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, ix + 60 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: The Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain - The development of the West Coast Services; The Republic of Venice Posts - A brief account of some of the postal arrangements serving the Republic until 1797; and German East Africa Wartime Emergency Measures 1915 & 1916.
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Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2001.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 122 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: "The Goldfields of Victoria" - Mail from the first fifty years of this Australian gold rush era; "Pre-Soviet Russia Registered and associated Mail" - An illustrated survey of the development of the systems and their postal rates; and "Early Mails between Constantinople and the West".
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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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Lundh, Børge - European Letters to Finland 1819 to 1873 Illustrating Postmarks, Post-Routes and Rates
Lundh, Børge - European Letters to Finland 1819 to 1873
Illustrating Postmarks, Post-Routes and Rates

Publisher: Philatelic Federation of Finland, 1990.
Limited edition of 300. Large paperback, illustrated, 229 pages + colour plates, text in English, obvious spine-lean, corners rubbed and creased, a Good working copy only.
Nineteenth century covers to Finland and the many different postal markings applied en route. Illustrated with hundreds of covers from the author's collection. Scarce.
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