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General philatelic works - Postal history
Schäfer, Richard - Der Briefpostverkehr Schweiz-Ausland 1459-1907 Swiss Letter Mail to Foreign Countries
Schäfer, Richard - Der Briefpostverkehr Schweiz-Ausland 1459-1907
Swiss Letter Mail to Foreign Countries

Publisher: Multipress, 1995.
Large hardback, illustrated, 440 pages, text in German, ex National Archives of Canada with library label to spine, labels to front and rear endpapers and a bookplate to a preliminary page, some slight shelfwear to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
An important handbook on early Swiss postal rates to foreign destinations. Profusely illustrated in black & white and colour.
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Auleytner, Julian - Początki Poczty Polskiej na Pomorzu 1920 Anfänge der Polnischen Post in Westpreussen 1920
Auleytner, Julian - Początki Poczty Polskiej na Pomorzu 1920
Anfänge der Polnischen Post in Westpreussen 1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2013.
Hardback, illustrated, 299 pages + maps in pocket at rear, bilingual text in Polish & German, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and library mark to title-page, tiny scartch to rear cover, slight spine-lean, in Good condition.
The Polish postal service in Western Prussia. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Auleytner, Julian - Poczta w Wielkopolsce 1919-1920 Die Post in Grosspolen 1919-1920
Auleytner, Julian - Poczta w Wielkopolsce 1919-1920
Die Post in Grosspolen 1919-1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2016.
Hardback, illustrated, 324 pages, bilingual text in Polish & German and with an Introduction in English, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and small library mark to first and last page, very slight knock to one corner of front cover, in Good condition.
The postal service in Greater Poland 1919-20. Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Auleytner, Julian - Komunikacja pocztowa w Błękitnej Armii Hallera w latach 1917-1920 Postal Communications in Haller
Auleytner, Julian - Komunikacja pocztowa w Błękitnej Armii Hallera w latach 1917-1920
Postal Communications in Haller's Blue Army 1917-1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2017.
Hardback, illustrated, 284 pages, bilingual text in Polish & English, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and small library mark to title-page, slightest hint of spine-lean, in Good condition.
Profusely illustrated in colour.
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Warming, Harald - Die Berechnungsarten der Nachgebühren seit 1875
Warming, Harald - Die Berechnungsarten der Nachgebühren seit 1875
Publisher: privately published, 1986.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, vi + 90 pages, text in German, in Very Good condition.
The calculation of postage dues after 1871 in Germany and the rest of the world shown with illustrations of covers and explanatory text. The pages appear to be photocopies, however this may well be how the book was originally produced.
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Reinhardt, Albert - Départements Conquis 1792-1815 Catalogue des Départements Conquis et des Provinces Illyriennes
Reinhardt, Albert - Départements Conquis 1792-1815
Catalogue des Départements Conquis et des Provinces Illyriennes

Publisher: Peter Feuser Verlag, Stuttgart, 1989.
Hardback, illustrated, 335 pages, bilingual text in French & German, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue/handbook of pre-stamp postal markings of Napoleonic France used in the French-occupied Europe. Illustrated with postmark illustrations and maps.
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De Clercq, Leo - De Briefwisseling Louis Lejeans, Marseille, 1768-1790 of De Route op Rome
De Clercq, Leo - De Briefwisseling Louis Lejeans, Marseille, 1768-1790
of De Route op Rome

Publisher: privately published, 1992.
Large hardback, illustrated, 64 pages, text in Flemish, in Very Good condition.
Tarieven en Porten No. 25. Rare study of the French postal route to Rome.
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Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Lundh, Børge - Les Cachets »D ALLEMAGNE«, »HAMBOURG«, et »HAMBURG«
Publisher: privately published, 1989.
Large paperback, 140 pages, illustrated, text in French, with Summary in English, ex NPS library with labels to spine and two small library marks inside front cover, some wear to the covers and slight corner-creases, a Good working copy.
Scarce study of these postmarks, the post offices where they were applied and the postmark types.
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Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform
A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, in Fine unused condition.
A superb work on the complexities of the postal rates in Britain prior to the reforms of 1840. Colour illustrated throughout with covers from the author's collection.
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Cohn, Ernst M. - A Book of Postal History
Cohn, Ernst M. - A Book of Postal History
Publisher: Triad Publiactions, 1988.
Paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, vi + 110 pages, covers a little creased, a few dusty marks to the covers and upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
An excellent compilation of articles on Postal History which originally appeared in "The American Philatelist". With much content relating to Cohn's specialism - the Franco-Prussian War and Siege of Paris.
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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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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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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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